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Just for Fun – Tool Definitions

Walt Vandekieft shared this resource that serves as a reminder for experienced woodworkers and possibly a valuable learning tool for some of our newer members. TOOL DEFINITIONS SKIL SAW: A portable cutting tool used to make boards too short. BELT SANDER: An electric sanding tool commonly used to convert minor touch-up jobs into major refinishing

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2nd Annual AWA BBQ

On June 29, 2017, we had our second annual BBQ, once again hosted at the beautiful home of Ted and Debbie Monk. It was another successful event and a good time was had by all.  Highlights included friendly conversation, garden tours, washer toss, a delicious and diverse spread, a show-and-tell and a shop tour.   A

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Road Trip: Expressions of Wood

Thanks to Stephen Parsons for this trip report On Saturday April 22, 2017, a contingent of AWA members took the opportunity to visit the factory workshops and studio of Expressions of Wood, a furniture manufacturer in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia. The owner, Steve LeBlanc, greeted the group with coffee and donuts and spent a little time

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2017-04-11 Monthly Meeting

April 11, 2017 – North Woodside Community Center, 230 Pleasant, Dartmouth 16 members and guests in attendance.  Call to order by chair at 7:05 Business & Reminders Welcome guests.  Review of agenda.  Approval of agenda.  Moved: Phil Carter                Seconded: Dave Schlosberg         CARRIED Funding Opportunities – Mary Elizabeth reported on HRM Community Grants. There was not

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