Shire Woodworking Club – November 2018 Newsletter
Shire Woodworking Club – November 2018 Newsletter posted below.
I got my photo on the front page; along with other Plank Competition winners!
Gymea Village Fair again was a great result for the club; great to have 20 members to assist on the day. Some great photos.
Interesting looking program for next year; the emphasis is in increasing knowledge which works well in my opinion.
Had a look at the new Nova Voyager Drill Press; I am jealous as this is a great tool. The club kept the 2 old style so will be interesting to see how much use it gets; we do have to do an induction before we can use it though.
A very mixed show and tell this month; I particularly liked the segmented turned vases by Geoff. I like the idea of the turned cars but not sure when I will get around to it.
I am an accountant who uses woodwork as a way to escape computers. I work in the back half of a tandem garage under the house; effectively a basement that also houses my wife’s car. I have a reasonable set of tools and am getting more into hand tools, mainly due to the lack of noise and dust minimization. I live in Sydney Australia and am a active member of The Shire Woodworking Club, Cubby House Turners & Woodies Inc and The Traditional Tools Group Inc Why Hugo’s Woodshop? All decent website options with Gary were taken so I had to look for something else! Hugo is our 3 year old Ragdoll cat who is very nosy and likes investigating the garage / workshop: