Website Changes

This blog is used by the Web Administrator to list updates to the website. This blog is summarized on the front page to make it easy for the members it locate new material without having to go  through the entire site. 

  • October 07, 2019 9:44 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Show starts Nov. 8 at 5pm and lasts until Nov. 10 at 4pm.

    See non-guild lineup for details.

  • October 03, 2019 11:13 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    There never seems to be enough space in a workshop.  And, except for rare examples, no matter how large one designs that initially spacious workshop, it fills over time.

    Andrew writes about this common issue and its possible remedies with truth and humor in his October 2019 edition.

  • October 02, 2019 8:34 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Jim Allen describes his oak sideboard from a personal perspective.  The wood comes from his backyard and the sideboard sits in his house.  The glass didn't come from his property but it was carefully chosen.

    The predominately oak piece is accented with cocobolo and African blackwood,  Clearly, it's a beautiful piece.  Read about it here.
  • September 20, 2019 10:16 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Pictures show the first guild meeting of the new membership year 2019-2010 at the Sherborn Town Forest as part of the Massachusetts Town Forest Conference. 

  • August 29, 2019 10:21 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Embellishments in woodworking projects can offer such impressive highlights that they draw the viewer's eye to it and away from other deserving workmanship like joinery, bookmatching, veneering, and other woodworking skills.Andrew Davis discusses various inlay embellishments, which can be pre-planned or reactive.  To understand this better read Andrew's article Inlays.

  • August 29, 2019 9:33 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Tom Shirley kicks off the new EMGW membership year with a woodworking piece that he completed last spring. 
    Tom was contacted by the administration of the Alden House Museum to build a replica model of the historic house of John and Priscilla Alden in Duxbury, MA. 

    The model is on display as part of an exhibit at the museum.   Apart from the woodworking aspects, Tom's article describes how the measurements and overall design of the original house were made and how he approached building the model to scale.
  • August 12, 2019 1:09 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Look for the Lexington Woodworker's Guild show entitled "Respecting The Grain" at 130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA.  EMGW guild member Steve McKenna has been invited to be a presenter among other masters of studio furniture.  For more info look on the Home Page for a flyer showing details.

  • July 23, 2019 6:16 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Information is presented on EMGW website Home screen and in the Event announcement.  Both provide a link for more details.

  • July 22, 2019 12:15 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Posted info about the July, 2019 FIG meeting at the home of Dr. Michael O'Neill at Harwich.

  • July 09, 2019 10:29 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Located at Peabody Essex Museum until December, 2019.

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