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2017-12-05 Monthly Meeting

Dec. 5, 2017 – Lee Valley Halifax 32 members and guests Call to order by chair, Stephen Parsons, at 6:45 Business & Reminders Welcome guests.  Review of agenda.  Review of Minutes Business Arising Presentation from Kevin Hurst, Lee Valley Show and tell, Toy drive Raffle / door prizes MOTION:  Accept agenda as presented MOVED:  Brad

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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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