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June 6th meeting: Mark Knize, "Wood Sculpture / Wooden Production Items: Carved, Turned, Sawn - Painted, Dyed or Natural"

Mark plans to show photos of some of his work over the last 20 years ranging from carved figures to turned jewelery.  Bring your questions and prepare for a lively discussion!

Note: This will be at a new venue - 180 Studios - in Santa Rosa.

For full details see events page.

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

Headphone Stand:

For you "old school" audiophiles - How to Make a Headphone Stand (by The Garage Woodworker).

YouTube Link

Violin Maker News:

Andrew Carruthers, a local violin maker, and previous presenter to SCWA, publishes a regular 'Violin Maker' newsletter.  See link to the latest newsletter with information on his craft, and links to subscribe.  Thanks to Art Hofmann for the connection!

Click Here

More Greene & Greene:

In conjunction with Mark Tindley's April's presentation of Building Greene & Greene Style Tables, here are some interesting YouTube videos dealing with some of the content discussed at the April meeting.

Greene & Greene Virtual Archives (USC)

Elbert Hubbard | The Gamble House | PBS

Wood Whisperer: The Thorsen House Tour - A Greene & Greene Ultimate Bungalow

William Ng: A Really Fast Way To Make Greene and Greene Style Ebony Plugs

Garry Knox Bennett in his shop:

Submitted by Michael Wallace for your enjoyment: Garry Knox Bennett shares a look inside his shop and discusses with fellow furniture making giant Alf Sharp his favorite machines in this excerpt from "Legends in Woodworking: Garry Knox Bennett" video – available at in mid-May 2017. Click Here.


Interesting site containing resources links that may be of value to you.  Enjoy.

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