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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).

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Woodworking Fundamentals Group

IPG Meeting Summary & Photos from Session 5, 7/27/2019

  1. Session 5 will cover table top considerations and construction techniques.  But first, we began this session with our first view and review of an assembled table frame with legs joined to the apron pieces.  The legs are shaped and ready for light sanding.  The back legs are attached with mortise and tenon joinery to both front and back apron parts.  As described in Session 3, twin floating
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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.

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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

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