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Next Meeting: September 8, 2018

Topic to be announced

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PLEASE NOTE CHANGES FROM THE NEWSLETTER – September Meeting

PLEASE NOTE CHANGES FROM THE NEWSLETTER FALL SEMINAR: REPRODUCTION FURNITURE CHALLENGES This September, we would like to invite nationally-known woodworker Jeff Headley, who has written extensively on methods and techniques used for reproduction furniture making and has vast experience in … Continue reading

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Special Program for September 2017 Meeting—READ COMPLETELY, DETAILS IMPORTANT

Hi Fellow WPW Member, As we’ve announced in recent meetings, our new Program Directors Elmer Nahum and Ken Bayer are in the process of developing our future meeting schedule, which again includes bringing in a speaker from outside of our … Continue reading

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Special Meeting in October!! Alan Turner

Our speaker for our special Friday evening meeting will be woodworker, teacher, and author Alan Turner, the founder of Philadelphia Furniture Workshop. Here’s a link to Alan’s bio on his website: http://www.philadelphiafurnitureworkshop.com/view/show/18.html , and from this page you can peruse … Continue reading

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December 2016 Meeting Members Needed to Help

For the December 2016 meeting, we would like to have multiple WPW members participate in a presentation for a favorite woodworking tip. The tip can be about any woodworking topic and should be presented in a time frame of 1 … Continue reading

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WPW Picnic Update

Hi Fellow WPW Member, As announced at our April and May meetings, our WPW picnic is coming up on Saturday, August 6, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Beaver County Airport. We had a nice initial response to … Continue reading

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May 2016 Meeting – Quirk Beads

Quirk Beads For Doors & Face Frames — Joinery Methods For Butt Joints Quirk beads are a common design element used to create a nice shadow line detail around the inside edges of door rails and stiles, or face frame … Continue reading

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Tool List for Attendees of Fall Drawer-Making Class

We’ve received a tool list from Alan Turner for those of you attending the Fall Drawer-Making class with him. The link to the list is below. If you have any questions regarding this, please email Ken Bayer (nkbayer@hotmail.com). Click here … Continue reading

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April Meeting Program Info

Our speaker will be Jonathan Shapiro, a Pittsburgh-based artist in many mediums, including wood sculpture. Jonathan likes to think of himself as being a “lifelong artist,” having been exposed to art in many forms by his mother, also an artist. … Continue reading

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Fall Drawer-Making Class – ACTION REQUIRED

Fall Drawer-Making Class – ACTION REQUIRED Western Pennsylvania Woodworkers will offer a hands-on course on making drawers in October 2016. Philadelphia Furniture Workshop owner Alan Turner will teach this course at the work shop of Back Channel School of Woodworking … Continue reading

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