Meetings

  • Posted on: 14 October 2017
  • By: Milne

Next Meeting:  Feb. 20,   7:00 to 9:00 pm Campbell Collegiate Wood Shop, use south side door west of main parking lot. Upcoming workshop will be posted soon.

AGM  General Meeting  - election of  executives & directors

 

Events

Up coming events:   Winter Work Shop - Feb 24 25 Regina Trades & Skills (Must register).

Carvers/Turners Show and Sale April 21/22 - more info TBA

AAW symposium Jun 14/17 Portland   

Saskatoon Symposium July 20 to 22


2017 -  2018 Executives and Directors  

President:  Gerry Craswell          Vice President: Rick Murton

Treasurer: Jack Lyster                 Secretary: Terry Meachem

Directors:         Bill Gilmour – Sheldon Jacob – Orville Nichols – Jack Wylie – Andre LeRuyet 

 Email:    SSWGuild@gmail.com

Elections are held each year at the AGM  Feb 20 2018

Spalting Wood

Spalting seminar presented by DR. Sara Robinson, arranged by the South Plains Woodturners, Lubbock Texas.

30 clubs through North America attended this presentation.

20 SSWG members attented this presentation on how to use fungi to stain wood through spalting.

   The club has contacted Dr. Robinson and is getting the presentation that was taped.  Sara has been excelent to direct   us to where to get cultures in Canada. We are following up to obtain 3 cultures for spalting wood.

   Chlorociboria - green stain

   Scytalidium cuboideum - pink/red stain

   Scytalidium ganodermophthorum - yellow stain

 

For detailed information Dr. Robinson has written several articales at www.finewoodworking.com/profile/Dr_Spalting">http://www.finewoodworking.com/profile/Dr_Spalting