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SCWA 2017 Holiday Party

Once again the Holiday Potluck Party will take place at the home of Janet and Don Naples in Healdsburg. This event is being held on Saturday, December 9th, from 3:30 to about 7:00 PM. The SCWA is furnishing the meats and drinks. The party is potluck, so please bring your favorite dish or something to share. This is one event that we encourage spouses and guests to attend.
Janet and Don live at 419 Tucker Street in Healdsburg. The intersection of Healdsburg Avenue and Mill Street is still under construction and Mill Street East of the intersection is closed. Take the Central Healdsburg exit from Highway 101. If you are arriving from the South, turn right onto Healdsburg Avenue at the first stoplight. If you are arriving from the North, take Mill Street to the traffic circle and turn South on Healdsburg Avenue and then left at the light continuing East on Healdsburg Avenue. 
Take Healdsburg Avenue east to Front Street. Turn left on Front Street and continue north, as it turns into 1st Street , to Tucker Street . Turn left on Tucker and proceed one and a half blocks to 419 Tucker Street.

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Next Monthly Meeting: December 12

The next membership meeting will also be held at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa, on Tuesday, December 12th. This is always an enjoyable evening: the makers of the various pieces in the Show will be there to discuss their entries and answer questions. Don’t miss this one either! 

Please note: the SCWA "Annual Meeting" will also take place at the December 12th meeting.  Officer elections will be held in addition to conducting annual SCWA business.  It's important we have a quorum of attendees to vote on key measures affecting the organization.  PLEASE plan to attend this meeting if at all possible.  

SCWA Artistry in Wood 2017 

The Artistry in Wood 2017 exhibit will run November 17th, 2017 through January 7th, 2018 at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa. Information about the displayed pieces and the awards from the 2016 show can be found in our Newsletter the Wood Forum starting with the October 2016 issue.


Woodworking Internet Roundup

The Atomic Box

krtwood & Beethoven.  Click Here

Six Around One

Another really cool video submitted by Joe Scannell.   CLICK HERE

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum Initiative Provides Free Access to 400,000 Digital Images:

Harpsichord Videos - Kevin Fryer

Harpsichord Making: Bentside

Harpsichord Making: Voicing the 4'

Harpsichord Soundboard Installation

Harpsichord Soundboard Installation 2

Chaconne by JunHae Kim

Making Lumber

I don't know about you; but I am very jealous after watching this video.  Anybody recognize one of the co-stars?  CLICK HERE


For his dazzling “Woodswimmer” video filmmaker Brett Foxwell, who goes by bfophoto, used a process he describes as “brutally tedious.” The results, though: Wow. What you’re seeing are cross-sectional scans of hardwood, burls, and branches sequenced in stop motion. It’s like his camera is moving through the wood.  CLICK HERE

Thank you to Bob Roudman for sharing!

If you would like to share woodworking links of interest.  Send your favorite links to woodworking books, videos, plans, websites to "" for future listing on SCWA Homepage (w/credit!).


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