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Trees for Climate Change

Trees for Climate Change

In case you missed it, the Boston Sunday Globe printed an excellent article in the Address Section on trees that are heat tolerant, and will be successful in the Climate change environment. The suggestion below are offered by John DelRosso, head arborist at the Harvard Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, Ma.

Non-Guild News

Period Furniture Group Plans—April 2020

The PFG subgroup is looking into doing virtual GoToMeeting learning presentations for our subgroup members. It is unfortunate for some and an opportunity for others that this has to be done. There are some real advantages to doing this. However the content of our sessions is very much about the "details" of a process and some of this content will be lost in the internet bandwidth.

Guild News
Period Furniture Group

Woodworking Fundamentals Shop Fixtures and Jigs February

Twenty plus members were present on Sat February 1st for Woodworking Fundamentals when Bob demonstrated two methods for the production of push sticks. Push sticks are a basic and critical satety feature in any shop. Both methods require a pattern made of quarter inch laminate and the rough stock  (3/4 inch scrap is useful).

Meeting Reports
Woodworking Fundamentals Group

NH Woodworkers Guild Donates Equipment to Nute High School

MILTON — Dave Foote, president of the Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers, and Dr. Annamarie Pennucci, also from the Guild, recently delivered a donation of equipment worth approximately $5,500 to the Nute Middle High School Woodworking Program.

This donation included three Rikon VSR mini-lathes, turning tools, a sharpening system, and miscellaneous safety equipment.

Grant Program
Press Release

MHS Woodshop Recipient of Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers Grant 

The Merrimack High School Woodshop is a proud recipient of a Guild of New
Hampshire Woodworkers’ grant to expand STEM curriculum using the latest technology
in hollow form turning. The grant will be used to purchase a tool stabilizing device that
attaches to a woodworking lathe enabling students to make advanced, distinctive hollow

Grant Program
Press Release