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 Meetings
The Guild meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Woodcraft, Pompano Beach FL
Guests are always welcome.



Upcoming Events

with  Paul Schürch

See Pauls Portfolio at: http://www.schurchwoodwork.com/

Two day Decorative Veneering Class  with Paul Schürch

     My goals for this Class is to present, perform and guide individual projects that will show students what is possible in the art of decorative veneering and marquetry. This will be a class devoted to lectures, demonstrations and hands-on projects for each student. Everyone will try some basic veneering including some marquetry and border work. I recommend reviewing the DVD/Book  `Decorative Veneering' prior to class.  
Students can also bring some designs of their own veneer projects or inlay ideas for constructive critique. This weekend will be quite busy with the amount of information I will cover, and I will be presenting a slide show of my work some evening during the program. Each student will be creating a decorative veneer panel that they can take home or we will create one larger group project during the class. It is my hope that you will master and understand the necessary techniques to get started in the art of decorative veneering with confidence, and successfully incorporate this art and craft into your own future furniture pieces.

Schedule:
Mar 20, 7 pm, Slide show and social @ Unity of Hollywood, 2720 Van Buren St Hollywood,
Mar 21-22, 9-4:30 Seminar and workshop @ Woodcraft, Pompano Beach.
Cost:
Members: $200
Non-Members: $250

For more information, Call Don Boudreau @ 954-243-4100
or see Mike or Tom at the next meeting.



Michael Cullen Seminar at the Hollywood Visual Arts Pavilion

Thirteen SFWG members attended the Michael Cullen seminar on April 19-20.
Topics included design concepts from start to finished product, bandsaw box making, carving techniques and the use of milk paints.
Michael passed around 1/8 scale models of six tables he was commissioned to create for a client.
Each table had to be unique and complement existing paintings. Michael discussed at length the design process involved in each of these tables.
Photos of the final design can be seen on Michael's website.


Photos by Lynn Ward
Bio: Michael Cullen has been designing and making studio furniture for over 20 years. His work has been shown in such venues as the Peabody Essex Museum,
the Museum of Art and Design in New York, Pritam and Eames Gallery, and SOFA in Chicago and New York. Michael teaches classes and workshops on a wide
variety of subjects throughout the United State and overseas. He is a contributing editor for Woodwork Magazine and has written over 40 articles on woodworking
technique and design. Michael is excited to announce that his first book, Tops: Making The Universal Toy, (Linden Press) will be available this summer.

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The South Florida Woodworking Guild was featured during the Grand opening Ceremonies at the City
of Hollywood's Visual Arts Pavilion at the new ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood


Our members were there displaying their work and answering questions about our club and woodworking in general.
One of the big hits of the weekend was Mark Mautners "Bad Table" shown above

 Photo by Bob Eighmie
 SFWG welcomes Doug Stowe
Renowned, woodworker and author, Doug Stowe spent the weekend of
June 1st, 2nd and 3rd with the guild going over the intricacies of creating
beautiful wooden boxes.


Join us! For more information, contact
Guild President Mike Kozkowski at:


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