BAWA Meeting Schedule

2010

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Date Speaker/Events Location Notes
21-Jan Josh Salesin, Vacuum Kiln Drying, vacuumkilndrying.com Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
18-Feb Claude Godcharles, Presentation about his College of the Redwoods experience Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
18-Mar Mike Cooper, Router Demonstration Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
15-April John McCormack, Chair Making Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
20-May Board Meeting 4:30 - 6:30 followed by regular meeting: Key speaker: Yeung Chan presents his latest master piece Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
17-Jun Don Naples, Steam Bending -- Power Point presentation, equipment and examples Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
15-Jul Bob Nisbett-Cabinet Construction Using Dowels Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
19-Aug Toby Clayman, Marketing your Arts and Crafts Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
16-Sept Hand planing Seminar --Neal White and Don Naples Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
21-Oct Setting Up Shop In a Garage. Panel discussion Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
18-Nov

Pre-meeting 6.30 to 7.00 pm

Annual Meeting 7.00 to 7.15 pm

Election of officers and financial report

Regular meeting starting 7.15 pm

Ken Horner, Essential Guide to the Steel Square: Facts, Short-Cuts, and Problem-Solving Secrets for Carpenters, Woodworkers & Builders

Annual Jigs & Fixtures and Box Contest

Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
20-Nov

BAWA SketchUp for beginners class

9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information contact frankramsay8@aol.com
9-Dec Annual Hors D'euves & Desert Potluck, Show & Tell and Christmas Tree Ornament Contest Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
10&11&12 December BAWA 1st Annual Show Woodcraft, 40 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 Friday 10 December: Opening Reception 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm Everybody welcome

Saturday and Sunday 11&12 December: Show Open 9.00 am to 6.00pm

See more information in Newsletter



2011

Date Speaker/Events Location Notes
20-Jan Scott Wynn, author, Handplanes Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
17-Feb Barbara Butler Artist-Builder, Inc. Extraordinary Treehouses & Playstructures for Kids Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
19-Feb Visit Spaulding Wooden Boat Center-tour Sausalito

Plus BBQ lunch. For further information and times etc. SpauldingVisit

Or email Per Madsen permads@comcast.net

26-Feb

Special all day lecture by Yeung Chan, his joinery, his hand tools, and his fixtures

This is the Peter Wronsky memorial fund lecture

There will be a nominal fee for attendees

Woodcraft, 40 El Camino Real, San Carlos. Save the date for this special event. More details to be annonced soon
17-Feb Barbara Butler Artist-Builder, Inc. Extraordinary Treehouses & Playstructures for Kids Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
26-Feb

Special all day lecture by Yeung Chan, his joinery, his hand tools, and his fixtures

This is the Peter Wronski endowment fund lecture

There will be a nominal fee for attendees

Woodcraft, 40 El Camino Real, San Carlos. $15 fee includes lunch. Contact Jay Perrine for further information perrinedazign@gmail.com

Thursday 17-Mar Ted Fay, Finishing techniques and tricks for woodworkers and furniture builders. Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc.
Saturday 9-Apr Visit Barbara Butler Artist-Builder, Inc 325 South Maple Avenue, South San Francisco Meet 11:00am.
Thursday 21-Apr John Muir, boat builder (Chinese Junk) of SF Maritime Natl. Park Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc.
Saturday 23-Apr Visit SF Maritime National Historic Park at Hyde Street Pier Tour the woodshop and vist the Chinese Junk with John Muir Meet 11:00am by the entrance to the pier at Hyde and Jefferson.

4-hr free street parking is available at the Northern-most end of Van Ness Ave. and also at the end of Beach Street, plus there are a few at the end of Jefferson near Hyde.

Park information

Map
Saturday 30-Apr "Rebuilding Together" Details still tbd For more information contact Jay Perrine, BAWA coordinator perrinedazign@gmail.com

Thursday 19-May Brian Newell, Furniture Maker from Fort Bragg, CA. Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
Saturday 21-May Hands-On Finishing Class with Ted Fay (our March 17 presenter) Cost: $50 plus cost of material (about $20) 1745 Yosemite Street, San Francisco
Thursday 16-Jun John Blackmore: Leigh Dovetail jig
Frank Taylor: "everything I know about routers in 90 seconds"
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
Thursday 21-Jul Mike Bray, woodworking instructor, Facilities Technician at "History San Jose".Presentation: "Riving a tree into boards to make a cabinet" Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus Annual 2 x 4 Contest-- presentation by the participants, judging and rewards
Thursday 18-Aug Harold Patterson, BAWA member, Router Jigs and Techniques Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events, Show and Tell etc.
Thursday 15-Sept John Lavine, Charter BAWA member, Complex Wood Joinery. Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd Plus regular events: Show-and-Tell etc
Friday 21-Oct BAWA 2nd Annual Fine Woodworking Show -- Reception Woodcraft San Carlos, 40 El Camino Real. 650-631-9663
Saturday / Sunday 22/23-Oct BAWA 2nd Annual Fine Woodworking Show Woodcraft San Carlos, 40 El Camino Real. 650-631-9663
Thursday 17-Nov Annual meeting and election of Directors and Officers Foster City Recreation Center, Crane Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus financial report
Thursday 17-Nov Annual Jigs & Fixtures demonstrations and Box Contest Box contest entrants presents their box and how they made it. Foster City Recreation Center, Crane Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Meeting immediately after Annual Meeting
Thursday 8-Dec Annual Hors D'oeuvre/Dessert Potluck with guest speaker
Dave Biggart of Mohawk
Talking about their line of wood finishing products.
(This is a follow up to our very successful finishing class we had earlier this year)
Foster City Recreation Center, MIST Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus Members Show and Tell -- Christmas ornament contest
More information at: mohawk-finishing.com


2012

Date Speaker/Events Location Notes
Thursday 19-Jan Mauro Hernandez and Bill Holloway Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Their work can be found at: masterworkswoodanddesign.com
Thursday 16-Feb Featured Speaker: Kevin Fryer, Harpsichord building and the finishing techniques used. Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information: kevinfryer.net/
PLUS Tech Talk by Claude Goodcharles on marquetry to give everyone a heads start to our Paul Schurch weekend
Friday
24-Feb
Paul Schurch lecture on Decorative Veneering and Marquetry for Cabinets and Furniture 7.00pm - 9.00pm Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information
Saturday 25-Feb Hands-On Workshop: Paul Schurch, Decorative Veneering and Marquetry for Cabinets and Furniture 9.00am - 5.00pm Woodcraft, 40 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 For more information
Thursday 15-Mar Featured Speaker: Yeung Chan
Joint considerations for chairs
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd.
Saturday 7-Apr Hands-on
Hand Planing Workshop
Instructors: Neal White, Harold Pattersom, Don Naples, Yeung Chan More information available soon
Thursday 19-Apr Scott Wynn - Furniture design and development Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information: artisticlicense.org/members/wynn/index.html
Thursday 17-May Bill Henzel - BAWA Member
Lessons from his major House Remodel project: The house inside and out (Walls, Kitchen Cabinets and more, Dining Table and Chairs etc
Facebook Workshop, 1500 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto < NOTE Change of location
Bring your own chairs
Thursday 21-Jun John Economaki
Bridge City Tools
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information:
bridgecitytools.com
Thursday 19-Jul Furniture Joinery Methods -- Mortise & Tenon and Other Joints
Jamie, John McCormack and Frank Ramsay
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Plus Member Show and Tell
Thursday 16-Aug Ted Fay
Finishing Fine Furniture
Meeting at old Facebook building
1050 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
This is Facebook's Page Mill Road location
We will post map and instructions after this months' meeting
Thursday 20-Sep John Blackmore
Chair Joints
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd.
Friday 19-Oct BAWA's 3rd Annual Fine Woodworking Show -- Reception Friday, open Saturday and Sunday Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Date still to be finalized
Thursday 15-Nov Annual meeting and election of Directors and Officers
Annual Jigs & Fixtures demonstrations and Box Contest
Plus Annual 2 x 4 Contest
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Box contest entrants presents their box and how they made them
Thursday 13-Dec Loy Martin - well established studio furniture maker from Palo Alto

Annual Hors D'oeuvre/Dessert Potluck
Members Show and Tell
Christmas ornament contest
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Loy Martin: terceragallerypaloalto.com/artists/loymartin/bio/


2013

Date Speaker/Events Location Notes
Thursday 17-Jan Board Meeting
5.00pm to 6.30pm
Foster City Recreation Center, Spray Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Main agenda items: 2013 Budget and 2012 Show review
Full agenda to be published later
Thursday 17-Jan John McCormack Talk on the Wooden Boat School, in Brooklin, ME.
Plus Annual Box Contest
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on John: johnpmccormack.com/
Saturday 26-January Members shop visit 10.00am to 12.00
Loy Martin, studio furniture maker.
150 Grant Ave #F, Palo Alto, CA 94306 For more information on Loy's work: loymartinfurniture.com/
More information on the visit contact Per: permads@comcast.net
Saturday 9-Feb Vacuum bag event 9.30am to 12.30pm
Presenters: Frank Ramsay, Jamie Buxton, and tbd
Woodcraft, 40 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 tel: 650-631-9663. Attend to learn how to use vacuum backs for glueing and bending. Hear first hand experience of using them.
Thursday 21-Feb Bernie Lubell Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Bernie Lubell: bernielubell.com/
Saturday 23-Feb Members shop visit 10.00am to 12.00pm
IDEO Labs, Jon Kaplan
100 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto 94301 For more information on the work at IDEO Labs: labs.ideo.com
More information on the visit contact Per: permads@comcast.net
Thursday 21-Mar Laura Mays Lead Instructor at The Fine Woodworking Program
College of the Redwoods
Fort Bragg, CA
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Laura Mays: yaffemays.com/ABOUT-US/
Thursday
18-Apr
Russel Baldon, Chair, Furniture Program, CCA Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. More infromation: cca.edu/academics/faculty/rbaldon
Saturday
20-Apr
Member shop visit: Bob Nisbett Workshop
10am to noon
1880 Camino Ramo, Danville 94526, Tel: 925-820-8322 See some of Bob's work at the College of the Redwoods website:
http://www.crfinefurniture.com/nisbett.html
Thursday April 25th Member shop visit:
Big Creek Lumber Company
10:45am
3564 Highway 1, Davenport, CA 95017
Members interested in car-pooling can meet in the larger parking lot at 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City at 9:30 -- call Per Madsen 415-928-4509.
For more information on Big Creek Lumber:
http://www.big-creek.com/about-big-creek/history/
Big Creek says: "We recommend that folks wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. The sawmill is dusty. We will provide hard hats and hearing protection"
Saturday
27-Apr
Rebuilding Together Project For details contact Jay Perrine perrinedazign@gmail.com
or Dan Goodman dan_m_goodman@yahoo.com
Thursday
16-May
John Moldovan
Master chair maker
Foster City Library, Wind Room, 1000 East Hillsdale Blvd.
NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
Library is on corner of East Hillsdale and Shell Blvd.
For more information on John Moldovan: www.jmoldovan.com/
Thursday
20-Jun
CHANGE OF PROGRAM
Note: Offical program was cancelled due to speaker taking ill
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information:
french-polishing.net
Thursday
18-Jul
Shop essential Jigs and fixtures (what you really need in your shop)
Facilitator John Blackmore
Plus Annual members Jigs & Fixtures demonstrations
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd.
Thursday
15-Aug
CHANGE OF PROGRAM
Note: Offical program was cancelled due to speaker taking ill
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Heather: heathertrosdahl.coml
Thursday
19-Sep
Lou Kern, furniture maker of functional-art based in Oakland
Plus Box contest - entrants presents their box and describe how the made it
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Lou Kern: www.functional-art.com/
Thursday
17-Oct
Dr. Shelly, Cooperative Extension Advisor in Biomass and Forest Product Utilization at the University of California at Berkeley
Plus Annual 2 x 4 Contest
Foster City Recreation Center, Spray Room, 650 Shell Blvd. Note: We have cancelled this year's Annual Fine Woodworking Show and it will now be held bi-annualy
Saturday
26-Oct
Visit to Lue Kern's workshop in Oakland See how Lou makes complex curving stair rails with a "few simple jigs"
Thursday
21-Nov
Board meeting
5.00pm to 6.30pm
Foster City Recreation Center, Spray Room, 650 Shell Blvd.
Thursday
21-Nov
Annual meeting and election of Directors and Officers
Plus: Juan Vergara, Infill Planemaker
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Juan Vergara: juanvergara.net/p/homepage.html/
Thursday
12-Dec
Hors D'oeuvre / Dessert Potluck and Members
Plus Show and Tell
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd.


2014

Date Speaker/Events Location Notes
Thursday
16-Jan
Karl Felperin - Furniture maker and designer
NC machined Mackintosh Chair Kit
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Karl and his furniture: felperin.com/aboutkarl.html
Saturday
15-Feb
Member visit to Facebook's wood workshop.
10.00 am to noon
Location: Hacker Way, Menlo Park
(cross streets of Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway (approach to the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park). Look for the big 'Thumbs Up')
Meet in Main Lobby, Building 10
Pre-registration required -- please e-mail Per @ permads@comcast.net by 2/12/2014 See video of Facebook Wood Workshop: Facebook Youtube video
Thursday
20-Feb
John Burt Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on the work that John does: : youtube.com/watch?v=KDdTaJKQrTE
Thursday
20-Mar
Scott Wynn, architect, woodworker, author
Presentation on Hand Saws
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information on Scott and his furniture: artisticlicense.org/members/wynn/
Saturday
22-Mar
Shop visit 10am - noon
Schoenstein & Co, Pipe Organ Builders
Jack Bethards, President, 707-747-5858 (Ed Schoenstein 650-591-8604)
4001 Industrial Way, Benicia, CA 94510 For more information: schoenstein.com
Weekend
28/29/30-Mar
Plane making class
Instructor Scott Wynn author of "Woodworker's Guide to Handplanes"
Scott's workshop on Yosemite Ave., San Francisco) Class will be a couple of hours for Friday orientation and 8 hours each on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information
Thursday
17-Apr
Regular BAWA meeting
Jared Rusten
J. Rusten Furniture Studio, San Francisco
"Creates modern, solid-wood furniture, sculpture, and artwork"
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd. The studio was founded in 2002 with a mandate to advance the craft of woodworking, explore new and challenging solid-wood furniture designs, and construct beautiful, compelling, singular, and enduring objects.
Jared was also our guest speaker in August 2005.
For more information: jrusten.com
Saturday
19-Apr
Shop visit 10am - noon
Felperin Design associates
Park on Sycamore St.
walk back through the driveway on the right facing the building;
37555 Sycamore St., Suite #7, Newark, CA 94560 For more information: felperin.com
Saturday
26 Apr
Rebuilding Together
The project is Parkside Rascals day care. We will be working on improvements to existing play structures, building a computer desk, and building some sliding doors into existing shelves
2045 Harding Ave., San Mateo for more information contact
Dan Goodman, dan.m.goodman@yahoo.com
Thursday
15-May
Regular BAWA meeting
Chris Weiss, Master Builder and co-founder of MRCW Design/Build
Foster City Recreation Center, Bluebird Room, 650 Shell Blvd. For more information: mrcwdesignbuild.com
Saturday
17 May
Design Workshop with Chris Weiss Address to Chris' shop will be provided to those that sign up. For more information contact
Jay Perrine, perrinedazign@gmail.com
LIMIT 20 participants.
Saturday
24 May
Time: 10am
Toy Workshop at Bill Henzel's
14928 Ridgetop Drive, San Jose 95127 -- 408-254-1175 for more information contact
Harold Patterson, haroldp16@comcast.net
Thursday
19-Jun
Regular BAWA meeting
Ken Napior
Reproducing Antiques: What I've learned in 30 years of woodworking;
Foster City Recreation Center, Mist Room, 650 Shell Blvd.

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