May 2009


President's corner

Next meeting

Last meeting



BAWA Meetings

5/21 -John McCormack, furniture designer/maker/teacher
Foster City Park & Rec. Bluebird room - 650 Shell Blvd.

6/18 - Visit Rockler Woodworking and Hardware store. 541 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill

7/16 - Ken Forden, who has run the wood division of Whitethorn; involving California Hardwoods.

8/20 - Hands on: Planing. Learn how to make your planes work.


May 14
Entry Deadline of work-Marin County Fair 7/1-7/15 www/ or 415 499-7048

Gallery M 328 Main St., Half Moon Bay Syd Dunton shows work inspired by George Nakashima

Tercera Gallery 534 Ramona St. Palo Alto Wendy Maruyama

June 5
Entry Deadline-CA State Fair-Woodwork Projects submittal or 916 263-FAIR

June 7
Veneer projects contest. Extra prize for 3/31 entry. 800 593-5601 or

June 17-19
PCBC 2009 Home Builders Show, Moscone Center San Francisco, or 800 956-7469

June 20-21
Marin Art Festival, Civic Center, San Rafael will have about a dozen woodworkers.

June 20
- Aug 16 - Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma. Display of works that blur the boundaries between sculpture and PUZZLES.

July 11-12 - Woodfair by Humboldt Woodworking Society. Almquist Lumber, 5301 Boyd Rd, Arcata, CA. Info at

College of the Redwoods Summer Workshops

5/26-6/5 Ashley Eriksmoen & Greg Zall,
6/15-7/31 Tools & Techniques & Projects-Jim Budlong.
6/15-7/2 Same as above without Projects,
7/7-7/31 Projects workshop