Featured Speakers

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Meeting Featured Speaker Topic (click to see write-up)
Aoril 2014 Jared Rustin
Creator of modern, solid-wood furniture, sculpture, and artwork
Jared Rustin
March 2014 Scott Wynn
Architect, Woodworker, Author
Scott Wynn
February 2014 John Burt
Master Woodworker and Blacksmith
John Burt
January 2014 Karl Felperin
Furniture Maker and Designer
Karl Felperin
November 2013 Juan Hovey
aka Juan Vergara, a maker of fine infill hand planes
Juan Hovey
October 2013 John R. Shelly, PhD. Extension Specialist
University of California Forest Products Laboratory.
John R. Shelly
September 2013 Lou Kern
Furniture maker
Lou Kern
August 2013 Jay Perrine and Tom Gaston
Cutting Edge First Aid
Jay Perrine and Tom Gaston
May 2013 John Moldovan
Master Chair maker
John Moldovan
April 2013 Russel Baldon, Chair
Furniture Program, California College of the Arts
Russel Baldon
March 2013 Laura Mays
Fine Woodworking Program
College of the Redwoods
Laura Mays
February 2013 Bernie Lubell
Artist and sculptor in wood
Bernie Lubell
January 2013 John McCormack
The Wooden Boat School, in Brooklin, ME.
John McCormack
December 2012 Loy Davis Martin
Designer & Furniture Maker
Loy Davis Martin
September 2012 John Blackmore - Chair Joints John Blackmore
August 2012 Ted Fay - Finishing Fine Furniture Ted Fay
July 2012 Jamie Buxton, John McCormack and Frank Ramsay - Furniture Joinery Methods Article
June 2012 John Economaki - Bridge City Tools John Economaki
May 2012 Bill Henzel . Making Home Furniture Bill Henzel
April 2012 Scott Wynn. Furniture design and development Scott Wynn
Mar 2012 Yeung Chan. assic Chinese Chair Design Interpretation Yeung Chan
Feb 2012 Kevin Fryer. Harpsichord building and the finishing techniques Kevin Fryer
Feb 24th 2012 An evening with Paul Schurch
Talking about his veneering work
Paul Schurch
January 2012 Mauro Hernandez and Bill Holloway Masterworks wooden bicycles
December 2011 Dave Biggart of Mohawk Wood finishing products
September 2011 John Lavine Chinese and Japanese Joinery
August 2011 Harold Patterson, BAWA Member Router Jigs and Techniques
July 2011 Mike Bray, Woodworking instructor, Facilities Technician at "History San Jose". Riving a tree into boards to make a cabinet
June 2011 John Blackmore, BAWA Member The Leigh Dovetail Jig
June 2011 Frank Taylor, BAWA Member Everything About Routers in 90 Seconds
May 2011 Brian Newell, Furniture Maker based in Fort Bragg Designer and maker of furniture with compound curved panels joined with floating splines, incorporate wood carving and be made of exquisite wood.
Apr 2011 John Muir, boat builder of San Francisco Maritime National Park The building of a Chinese shrimp fishing boat: the Grace Quan
Mar 2011 Ted Fay - Furniture Restorer and Finisher Brush and wipe-on finishes
Feb 2011 Barbara Butler Artist-Builder Extraordinary Tree houses & Play structures for Kids
Jan 2011 Scott Wynn - Author of Woodworkers Guide to Hand Planes Hand planes
Dec 2010 No Featured Speaker
Nov 2010 Ken Horner - Author of Woodworking Books Essential Guide to the Steel Square
Oct 2010 Jay Perrine, George Bosworth and Claude Godcharles - BAWA Members Setting Up Your Garage Woodworking Shop
Sep 2010 Neil White and Don Naples - BAWA Members The Annual Hand Plane Seminar
Aug 2010 Toby Klayman - Artist, Lecturer and Author Marketing your Arts and Crafts
Jul 2010 Bob Nisbett - BAWA Member Construction using dowels
Jun 2010 Don Naples - BAWA Member Steam Bending
May 2010 Yeung Chan - Master craftsman and lecturer specializing in Chinese inspired furnature The making of a Ming dynasty stool
Apr 2010 John P. McCormack, Furniture Designer and Maker Making Queen Ann, Windsor and other chairs
Mar 2010 Mike Cooper - BAWA Member Tips and Tricks for making better use of a router
Feb 2010 Claude Godcharles - BAWA Member My Summer at the College of the Redwoods, Fine Furniture Program
Jan 2010 Joshua Salesin - specializes in original ornamental turning using kiln drying to ensure museum quality. Vacuum Kiln Drying for Woodworkers

For pre 2010 Featured Speaker write-ups please go to the archived Newsletters: archive.html


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