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December 2017

Annual Christmas Meeting: “When the Big Trees Fell”

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Al Eicher Two hundred years ago, the early pioneers of the Michigan territory wrote about the majestic forests, the tall white pines, and the great oaks. Early expeditions and survey teams commissioned by the Congress of the new Union of States, reported Michigan lands were dense marshes and soil conditions were not fit for farming. The value of the timber was not considered. Our lecture series on the history of lumbering in Michigan covers the first settlements and earliest…

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January 2018

Miniature Tools

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Speaker: Mario Terenzi will demonstrate how he makes Miniature Tools. He has been written up in both Popular Woodworking and Fine Woodworking for his unusual and detailed miniature tools. He is also teaching a class this year at Marc Adams school. This meeting promises to be quite interesting.

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West Side Lunch

January 25, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm

MWG lunch Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at 1:16 PM at George's Senate Coney Island. 39430 Dun Rovin Dr. Northvile ,48168 West side of Haggerty between 5&6 Mile

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February 2018

Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPHM)

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Speakers: Ed Stuckey, a member of the Society of Period Furniture Makers will be talking about the organization along with Dale Ausherman, who is the president of SAPFM. Ed will also be giving a presentation on vacuum veneering, hammer veneering, and Cabriole leg construction. Also, in addition, a slide presentation of members work, including MWG members who belong to SAPFM.

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Monthly East Side Luncheon

February 15, 2018 @ 1:14 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side The Golden Basket, 32286 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Monthly South Side Luncheon

February 15, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
South Side Ramsey’s Coney Island, 2747 W, Jefferson
Trenton, MI 48183 United States
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Monthly West Side Luncheon

February 22, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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March 2018

Jigs and Fixtures

March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Guild Members will be featuring various jigs and fixtures, both shop made and purchased, that Guild members have used to solve project and shop problems. We need volunteers to present the solutions that they have invented or found in the marketplace that they have found effective at solving problems. Please contact me, plgoddard47@gmail.com , if you are willing to share some of your solutions to shop problems with other Guild members.

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Monthly West Side Luncheon

March 22, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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April 2018

Showcase of Skills!

April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speakers: Guild Members We have changed the event to be more like our Jigs and Fixtures program. Members can bring items they have built now or in the past. We allow each member, if they wish, to speak about their project. Why they built it, materials used, and what type of finish, etc. Some members who do not wish to get up in front of the group can have their project on display for members to view. Bill Rigstad has…

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Monthly East Side Luncheon

April 19, 2018 @ 1:14 pm - 3:30 pm
East Side The Golden Basket, 32286 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Monthly South Side Luncheon

April 19, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
South Side Ramsey’s Coney Island, 2747 W, Jefferson
Trenton, MI 48183 United States
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Tool shop/The Work Shop

April 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tool shop, 5716 Executive Dr
Westland, MI 48185 United States
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Monthly West Side Luncheon

April 26, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:30 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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May 2018

Great Lakes Woodworking Festival

May 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great Lakes Woodworking Festival, 2300 North Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221 United States
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Event hosted by the Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute. This year the Festival is bringing together the best woodworkers from the Great Lakes region, ranging across several different woodworking disciplines. They are unified by their love for woodworking, getting their hands dirty, and sharing their talent and skill with the public. This event will showcase 35+ woodworking artists who will be selling their handmade goods. The event also will have free classes, demonstrations, and prizes. It is 100% free to the…

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Monthly East Side Luncheon

May 17, 2018 @ 1:14 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side The Golden Basket, 32286 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Monthly South Side Luncheon

May 17, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
South Side Ramsey’s Coney Island, 2747 W, Jefferson
Trenton, MI 48183 United States
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Planning for 2019 meetings

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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This is a single topic meeting focusing on meeting topics and speakers for 2019. Members who are not board members that wish to contribute to the meeting are welcome to attend and make suggestions. Feedback from the membership and participation beyond meeting attendance is always encouraged. The meeting will start at 10AM and run until the board is satisfied that we have a reasonable plan for the 2019 meetings. Please try and attend if you have the time and interest.

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Traditional Workbenches and Work Holding

May 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Chris Schoenberg Chris is a fellow Michigander and is part of the Mid-Michigan Woodworkers Guild (out of Lansing). Chris will present "Traditional Workbenches and Work Holding". Chris's website https://www.thirdcoastcraftsman.com/ He also has a YouTube channel that is worth mentioning / promoting https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXbYtx6rZlbTHg8zY9AFZ-g

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Monthly West Side Luncheon

May 24, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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Newsletter

May 25, 2018
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Newsletter

May 30, 2018
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June 2018

Newsletter

June 1, 2018
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Visit to DAIEK Woodworks Co

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Daiek is a custom woodworking company that makes top of the line cabinetry, paneling, doors, curved moldings, and millwork. They have machinery that will make you drool. Check their web site at www.daiekwoodworks.com. Meet at Daiek Woodworks Co. 40835 Mound Road Sterling Heights, MI

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Monthly East Side Luncheon

June 21, 2018 @ 1:14 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side The Golden Basket, 32286 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Monthly South Side Luncheon

June 21, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
South Side Ramsey’s Coney Island, 2747 W, Jefferson
Trenton, MI 48183 United States
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Monthly West Side Luncheon

June 28, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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August 2018

Annual MWG Picnic (Members Only)

August 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Swap Meet 12pm to 1pm Royal Oak VFW Park, Campbell & Lincoln
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Members bring a dish.

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Monthly East Side Luncheon

August 16, 2018 @ 1:14 pm - 3:00 pm
East Side The Golden Basket, 32286 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Monthly South Side Luncheon

August 16, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
South Side Ramsey’s Coney Island, 2747 W, Jefferson
Trenton, MI 48183 United States
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Monthly West Side Luncheon

August 23, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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September 2018

MWG Theater “Sam Maloof”

September 9, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Free Popcorn

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Chip Carving

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: John Sabina John is a member of Metro Carvers. He will demonstrate Chip Carving with some emphasis on application to furniture.

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October 2018

MWG Theater “Sharing Secrets, Methods of Work ” by Marc Adams

October 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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"Sharing Secrets, Methods of Work", shows over 100 different methods of work that will surely make the process of woodworking easier for you..

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Turning

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Speaker: Ray Fraze. He will demonstrate Lathe Turning. Ray is a master turner. Don’t miss this one.

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October Luncheon

October 25, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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November 2018

MWG Theater-“Finishing Techniques” Marc Adams

November 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Marc Adams answers all your questions about finishes, how they work, and how to apply them. Check out the DVD Library on the website, under "Photo" and look for DVD library.  Marc Adams "Finishing Techniques" is No. 425

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Various, Round Robin

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Round Robin program includes: Clay Bolduc--Box Making, Tony Gigliotti--Tool Maintenance, Pete Goddard--Scroll Saw, Bill Rigstad--1/2 blind dovetails, Ken Wolf--Using the “Drill Doctor” to sharpen drills, and Bill Gayde--Video of Fox Run Hobby Shop

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November Luncheon

November 15, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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December 2018

” MWG Theater”  for December is “Master Your Bandsaw” 

December 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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The " MWG Theater"  for December is "Master Your Bandsaw"   Marc Duginske shows you how to precisely tune and accurately use your bandsaw to achieve optimum performance.

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Xmas Meeting (Members and Spouses) “Old Time Radio”

December 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Al Eicher  

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December Luncheon

December 20, 2018 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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January 2019

MWG Theater “Mastering Woodworking Machines”

January 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Mark Duginske shows how to achieve zero-frustration, complete-control woodworking with machines.

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Shaker Box Making

January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Jim Kudej will demonstrate Shaker Box Making.

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January Luncheon

January 24, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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February 2019

Woodworking Show@ Suburban Showcase

February 15, 2019 - February 17, 2019
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February Luncheon

February 28, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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March 2019

MWG Theater “Joinery” by Marc Adams”

March 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Marc Adams  Joinery illustrates the basic ways of joining wood, selecting a joint and what joints to use.

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Showcase of Skills and Videos on Shop tours

March 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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March Luncheon

March 28, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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April 2019

MWG Theater “Router Joinery” by Gary Rogowsk

April 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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In "Router Joinery"  Gary Rogowski shows how routers can  be used to cut a wide variety of joints quickly and accurately. He demonstrates how to set up both hand-held and table-mounted routers for joinery operations.

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How to Make Band Saw Boxes and Passive Amplifiers

April 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Ragnar Bergethon will demonstrate how to make band saw boxes and passive amplifiers.

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April Luncheon

April 25, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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May 2019

MWG Theater “Cabinets” by Mark Adams

May 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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"Cabinets" Mark Adams - Cabinet Making takes you through the design and layout of both kitchen and furniture cabinets as well as the build process

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Tool Sharpening

May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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-Sharpening Work Stations -Sharpening Carving Tools presented by Ed Stuckey -Water Stones presented by Ed Thomas -Join Tec Jig presented by Clay buldoc

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May Luncheon

May 23, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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June 2019

Visit Yankee Air Museum

June 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Yankee Air Museum, 4788 D St
Belleville, MI 48111 United States
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AN INVITATION TO THE YANKEE AIR MUSEUM AT WILLOW RUN Spend a day at the Yankee Air Museum and enjoy a guided tour of the museum at 11:30 a.m. followed by a 45 minute historic film of Willow Run at about 12:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the gift shop entrance. (North side of building) Please have your tickets in hand before 11:30 a.m. You are welcome to come early and/or stay until closing to further explore the museum.…

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June Luncheon

June 27, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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August 2019

Annual MWG Picnic (Members Only)

August 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VFW Park Royal Oak, Lincoln & Campbell
Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States
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Swap Meet Noon to 1:00pm and Members bring dish to be shared.

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August Luncheon

August 22, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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September 2019

MWG Theater “Reparing Furniture” by Bob Flexner

September 8, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Bob Flexner demonstrates straightforward techniques you can use to achieve professional results in reparing furniture..

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Making Electric Guitars

September 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Lee Calkins will demonstrate the process, tooling and production of a solid body electric guitar. .

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September Luncheon

September 26, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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October 2019

MWG Theater “Sanding and Finishing Hardwood Floors” by Don Bollinger

October 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Don Bollinger shows how to get professional results when finishing a hard wood floors.

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Jigs & Fixtures

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Various Jigs & Fixtures presented by Guild Members

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October Luncheon

October 24, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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November 2019

Finishing

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Activity Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Presented by Tim Puro

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November Luncheon

November 21, 2019 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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January 2020

MWG Theater… “Chairmaking Techniques” by Jeff Miller

January 12, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Jeff Miller demystifies the art of chair making. He shows how to build three  chair styles: framed, post and rung and chairs with plank seats.

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Ragnar Bergethon will demonstrate various JOINERY methods.

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Short synopsis: To provide an overview of the primary joinery types used in furniture and small box construction for strength and beauty. The program will also provide samples of the different joinery types and methods for making the joints both with hand tools and with power tools

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January Luncheon

January 23, 2020 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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February 2020

MWG Theater: Measuring Furniture for reproduction

February 9, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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"Measuring Furniture for reproduction"  Phil Lowe shows you how to take measurements of an existing piece, create a set of plans, and then reproduce the piece in your workshop.

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Member Shop photos-Design, Layout and usage

February 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Various members

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February Luncheon George’s Coney Island

February 27, 2020 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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March 2020

MWG Theater: Furniture Making Techniques Part 1 by Marc Adams

March 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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"Furniture Making Techniques" Part 1 by Marc Adams,     Marc will take you through furniture making techniques and show different ways of making furniture. He will discusses simple ways to design furniture and the process of woodworking.

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Jigs and Tools

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Members will discuss the pros and cons of Jigs/Tools that they have made or purchased. Jigs and Tools - member presentations: 1. Fred Ball homemade drum sander 2. Dave McCagg project fixture 3. Steve Vaerten marquetry tools 4. Dan Holowicki table top mini bench 5. Rich Herbert inlay jigs and tools 6. Bill Rigstad horizontal router 7. Ken Wolf dowel maker; light duty clamp 8. Jerry Romito GRR-Ripper push block by Micro Jig

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CANCELLED March Luncheon George’s Coney Island CANCELLED

March 26, 2020 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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CANCELLED

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April 2020

CANCELLED Showcase of Skills by Members CANCELLED

April 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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CANCELLED Speaker: Various members

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CANCELLED April Luncheon George’s Coney Island CANCELLED

April 23, 2020 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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May 2020

CANCELLED Rockler Demo’s

May 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Speaker: Rockler

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CANCELLED May Luncheon George’s Coney Island

May 28, 2020 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
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June 2020

Live Remote Woodworking Seminar by Tom McLaughlin

June 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Remote Zoom, Internet MI United States

Speaker: Tom McLaughlin- Nationally famous furniture craftsman. Read about Tom in the June Newsletter, and visit his website: www.epicwoodworking.com Project: Walnut writing table with curly maple floating top (photo above). Tom will demonstrate design, drawing, patterns, joinery, shaping, detailing and assembly. MWG Members will receive a private Email with details on how to access the Event. You need: A device with an internet connection (smart phone, tablet, laptop, pc, smart TV, etc), and a browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE, etc).

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August 2020

Cancelled – COVID-19 Annual MWG Picnic (Members and Spouses Only)

August 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VFW Park Royal Oak, Lincoln & Campbell
Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States
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Swap Meet Noon to 1:00pm and Members bring dish to be shared.

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September 2020

Professional woodworker Home Gallery Fine Furniture Tour

September 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker:Will Stanford

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October 2020

Titebond – 5 Steps to Wood Gluing

October 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers: Bob Behnke -Professional Titebond Rep

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November 2020

Techniques for Building a Chest of Drawers

November 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tom McLaughlin Live Video Seminar 1/2 day

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December 2020

No Meeting

December 6, 2020 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
MI United States + Google Map
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January 2021

Titebond – “Wood Science” Rescheduled from 1/10

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker: Bob Behnke - Professional Titebond Rep

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February 2021

Youtube Virtual Woodworking Tour

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker: Jerry Romito The presentation will feature a collection of 15 short YouTube videos from 10 different woodworking experts. The topics will be of interest to all members, ranging from beginner to advanced.

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March 2021

Showcase of Skills

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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April 2021

Introduction to Carving Demo

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker: Mary May

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May 2021

Building a Craftsman Style Side Chair

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker: (Berg) Ragnar Bergethon

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June 2021

Field Trip: Tour of Ford Piquette Plant

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ford Piquette Plant, 461 Piquette St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Covid masks are required, and there will be social distancing. PLEASE NOTE: We need a head count of those attending, so please reply to the invite email if you plan to attend.

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July 2021

No Meeting

July 4
MI United States
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West Side Monthly Luncheon

July 22 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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August 2021

Annual MWG Picnic (Members Only)

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VFW Park Royal Oak, Lincoln & Campbell
Royal Oak, MI 48067 United States
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Annual MWG Picnic - Aug. 15th ,2021 Where: Royal Oak VFW Park Bring a dish to Pass, Guild to supply chicken, hotdogs, pop, water, horseshoes

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West Side Monthly Luncheon

August 26 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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September 2021

Various Youtube Woodworking Videos

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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West Side Monthly Luncheon

September 23 @ 1:16 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side George’s Senate Coney Island, 39430 Dun Rovin Dr
Northville, MI 48168, MI 48168 United States
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October 2021

Dust Collection for Woodshops

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenter:  Bill Pentz The effects of airborne dust are serious, and in his power point Bill will show us the problems and solutions that we should consider.  Learn more than you can imagine about Dust Collection at our October Virtual meeting.  Renowned Dust Collection expert, Bill Pentz, will give us all the ins and outs about the best techniques to maintain a dust free work environment. Whether you are new to woodworking or an expert, join our virtual meeting.

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