Concept Sketching links

Paul Budvietas/ March 21, 2019/ Furniture, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Concept Sketching Links and help The role of sketching in the design process–psd-153 Software for furniture design Video on Proportion Idea of perspective Sketching Concept how to lesson Ideas of sketching to design Design info on a chair

Design Process in furniture making

Paul Budvietas/ March 10, 2019/ Furniture, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Design Process in furniture making Define the Specifications  Create a brief by questioning what it is your building who is it for? What challenges do you want to make in it? Research Read magazines, look at the web find out what has been done before use these to redefine the brief. Brainstorm Conceptualize Draw pictures of the concept you have.

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Neil Turner 5th April 2019

Paul Budvietas/ March 8, 2019/ Guild News, Segmented Turning, Turning, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Two demonstrations starting 1:30pm and 7:00pm Cost to attend: Afternoon NAW members $25; Non-NAW members $55 Evening NAW members $20; Non-NAW members $40 All three NAW members $30; Non-NAW members $75 Afternoon. Afternoon: Sphere Turning A sphere between centres, and the use of templates to help during the turning process. A fantastic canvas to carve on: spiral patterns, coral forms,

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Central Districts Wood Expo

Paul Budvietas/ February 10, 2019/ Guild News/ 0 comments

May 19th from 9:30- 3pm Barber Hall Waldergrave St Book this date The Central Districts Wood Expo (Formally the MWG Open Day) is happening this year with a new outlook. The Expo will be having: New Competitions New Displays Demonstrations All our favorite stalls The Guild Table Competitions Keep an eye on for more information

Merry Christmas to all Woodworkers

Paul Budvietas/ December 21, 2018/ Guild News/ 0 comments

Manawatu Woodworkers Guild wishes our members and our supporters a Merry Christmas and hope to see you all in the new year. We will be back with our workshops starting in February and the General Meeting will be on the 28th January

Norwood Voting is closed thanks for your support

Paul Budvietas/ October 29, 2018/ Guild News/ 0 comments

Thanks for voting for us we have achieved some funds due to our supporters so thank you     We're giving away $10,000! 🎉🎈🎁Our Great Giveaway finalists have been chosen. Vote for who you want to take out the top… Posted by Norwood Farm Machinery Centre on Monday, October 22, 2018  

Kawerau Woodskills Competition 2018

Paul Budvietas/ October 27, 2018/ Guild News, Turning, Wood Working Interest/ 1 comments

Congratulations to our entries in the 2018 Kawerau Wood skills competition. This year we had two winners from our guild Frances Germain and Mike Walker jr. Frances who has been only turning for 6 months won the novice wood turners section and Mike got runner up in the artistic turners section. It is a positive that the guild has a

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Manawatu Round Up 2018

Paul Budvietas/ July 29, 2018/ Guild News/ 0 comments

For those in the guild who don’t know about Manawatu Round up it is an Annual guild event where members of the guild and others wood workers around the country get together and work on projects using the support and knowledge of fellow woodworkers to develop their skills.  This year there was not only wood turning but also pyrography, scroll

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