Guild Events

Upcoming Guild Events

    • December 18, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Home of Tom Shirley, 45 Blake Rd, Wrentham, MA

    Join us for an informal round-table discussion of furniture-making designs, techniques, tools, jigs, problems and solutions. Our purpose is to share information and help anyone interested to learn more about the craft.


    • January 13, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Furniture Institute of MA, 116 Water St, Beverly

    We once again have the privilege of learning woodworking methods from one of the finest craftsman and woodworking teachers in the country. In keeping with our back-to-basics theme this year, Phil will demonstrate how to fit traditional drawers to minimize reveal and sticking potential.

    Parking is limited, especially if there has been a recent snowfall, so please carpool, if practical.


    • January 15, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Jules Siegel, 30 Turning Mill Road , Lexington,

    Join us for an informal round-table discussion of furniture-making designs, techniques, tools, jigs, problems and solutions. Our purpose is to share information and help anyone interested to learn more about the craft.

    • February 19, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Home of Tim Holiner, 40 Donnelly Drive, Dover

    Join us for an informal round-table discussion of furniture-making designs, techniques, tools, jigs, problems and solutions. Our purpose is to share information and help anyone interested to learn more about the craft.

    • April 15, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Home of Ken Zoller, 3 Manning Way, Sharon

    Join us for an informal round-table discussion of furniture-making designs, techniques, tools, jigs, problems and solutions. Our purpose is to share information and help anyone interested to learn more about the craft.

Past events *

December 09, 2017 Building a Musical Instrument
November 20, 2017 Nov. Furniture Interest Group meeting
November 11, 2017 Furniture Design Considerations AND Spray Gun Discussion
October 16, 2017 Oct. Furniture Interest Group meeting
October 14, 2017 Trees to Lumber
September 18, 2017 Sept. Furniture Interest Group meeting
September 09, 2017 Hand Planes in the Modern Workshop, Part II
August 10, 2017 Tour, Historic New England furniture collection
June 19, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
June 10, 2017 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
May 15, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
May 13, 2017 Hardware Installation with Will Neptune
April 17, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
April 08, 2017 Hand Planes in the Modern Workshop
March 20, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
March 11, 2017 Guild Auction and Tool Sharpening
February 20, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
February 11, 2017 Beyond the Basic Sand Shaded Fan
January 16, 2017 Furniture Interest Group
January 14, 2017 Introduction to Furniture Repair and Restoration
December 19, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
December 10, 2016 Methods of Cutting Dovetails on the Table Saw
November 21, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
November 12, 2016 Architectural Woodcarving, Wood Turning & Bagpipes
October 17, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
October 08, 2016 Guild Website Use/Preparing Stock
October 05, 2016 Carving Group Meeting
September 19, 2016 Furniture Interest Group - note time change
September 10, 2016 Tour of Yale Furniture Study
August 15, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
July 09, 2016 Furniture Interest Group Tour of Small Lumber Supplier
June 20, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
June 11, 2016 Year end meeting and luncheon
May 16, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
May 14, 2016 Hide Glue and Hammer Veneering
April 18, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
April 09, 2016 The Future of Making
March 21, 2016 Furniture Interest Group
March 12, 2016 Curved Joinery, Design and Fabrication
February 15, 2016 Furniture Interest Group meeting
February 13, 2016 Federal Style Sand-shaded Fans
January 18, 2016 Furniture Interest Group meeting
January 09, 2016 Advanced Joinery
December 21, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
December 12, 2015 Carving, with emphasis on ball and claw foot
November 16, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
November 14, 2015 Tool Auction and Sketch-Up
November 04, 2015 Carving Interest Group
October 19, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
October 10, 2015 Machine tool set-up and maintenance
October 07, 2015 Carving Interest Group
September 21, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
September 12, 2015 Veneering by vacuum bag
August 17, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
July 20, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
June 20, 2015 Annual Meeting, Show & Tell and Picnic
June 15, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
May 18, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
May 09, 2015 Refinishing and Finish Repairs
April 20, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
April 11, 2015 Creating Decorative Banding
March 16, 2015 Furniture Interest Group meeting
March 14, 2015 Veneering and veneer preparation
February 16, 2015 Furniture Interest Group Meeting
February 16, 2015 Carving Workshop w/ Phil Lowe
February 14, 2015 Marquetry Techniques
February 07, 2015 Woodcraft Woburn Open House (w/EMGW display)
January 19, 2015 Furniture Interest Group Meeting
January 17, 2015 Woodcraft Walpole Open House (w/EMGW display)
January 10, 2015 The Woodworking Show (w/EMGW booth)
January 10, 2015 Relief Carving with Phil Lowe
December 13, 2014 Decorative Moldings
November 17, 2014 Furniture Interest Group meeting
November 08, 2014 Applied Carving
October 20, 2014 Furniture Interest Group meeting (location change)
October 11, 2014 Reeding tapered legs and fluting
September 15, 2014 Furniture Interest Group meeting
September 13, 2014 Development of Furniture Embellishment in New England, Colonial to Modern
August 18, 2014 Furniture Interest Group (FIG)
July 21, 2014 Furniture Interest Group
June 16, 2014 FIG Meeting
June 14, 2014 Annual Meeting BBQ and Show and Tell

     * For events earlier than 2014, click Pre-2014 Meetings


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