EVENTS AND SHOWS

 
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FINE WOODWORK SHOW & SILENT AUCTON

SATURDAY JULY 27th & SUNDAY JULY 28th, 2019

at the BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

5 WEST STOCKBRIDGE ROAD (ROUTE 102) STOCKBRIDGE MA

9AM - 5PM BOTH DAYS

$5 General Admission/$3 for Berkshire Botanical Garden Members

*Regular Admission Fees Still Apply for Entry To Botanical Garden*

A fine woodwork show and sale featuring designs by professional woodworkers from the Berkshires and neighboring towns in New York and Connecticut. Custom designed and crafted fine furniture and wooden accessories for sale, commissions accepted.

Silent auction to benefit the Berkshire Woodworkers Guild Scholarship Fund, which supports individuals who aspire to make woodworking, architecture, or a related field their professional goal.

Throughout the weekend, BWG members will demonstrate various woodworking techniques including turning, sharpening techniques, finials turning and a sawmill demonstration that highlights the utility and beauty of native wood.

Will and Amelia Conklin from Sky View Farm, Sheffield, MA will be onsite Saturday and Sunday, offering farm-raised pork sausages and grilled cheese sandwiches.

While at the Garden, visitors are encouraged to view Lucy’s Garden, a whimsical new topiary collection featuring nearly two dozen exotic creatures and other 'live' sculptures, and Shimmering Flowers, Nancy Lorenz's lacquer and bronze landscapes in the Center House Leonhardt Galleries.

DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE

Saturday July 27th

9:15AM Randy Ezinga, Turn Again Woodworks - Turning

10AM John Corcoran - Handcut Dovetails

10:30AM Geoff Leibovitz - French Polish

11AM Will Conklin, Sky View Farm - Sawmill

12PM Jim Law, Undermountain Jointers - Sharpening

1PM Will Conklin, Sky View Farm - Sawmill

2PM Warren Vienneau, Turned Works - Finial Turnings

3PM Jim Law, Undermountain Jointers - Hold Down Technique

Sunday July 28th

9:15AM Warren Vienneau, Turned Works - Finial Turnings

10AM Jim Law, Undermountain Jointers - Hold Down Technique

10:30AM Geoff Leibovitz - French Polish

11AM Will Conklin, Sky View Farm - Sawmill

12PM John Corcoran - Handcut Dovetails

1PM Will Conklin, Sky View Farm - Sawmill

2PM Jim Law, Undermountain Jointers - Sharpening

3PM Randy Ezinga, Turn Again Woodworks - Turning

Exhibiting Guild Members:

Jim Law, Undermounter Jointers

Joshua & Kristen Kanter, JK Custom Furniture & Design

Sam Craig, Samcraft

Randy Ezinga, Turn Again Woodworks

Warren Vienneau, Turned Works

J. Michael Deegan

Jeffrey All, All Woodwork

Joel Mark, Joel Mark Furniture

John Corcoran

Joe Tierney

Christopher Stosiek, CMS Cabinetry

Peter Forward, Peter Forward Cabinetmaker

Brad Simon, Undermountain Instruments

Erik S. Guzman, KHEM Studios

Paul St. Germaine

Clarke Olsen

Caitriona Fiona -2018 Scholarship Recipient

Christopher Laudolff - 2018 Scholarship Recipient

Emily Tillotson - 2018 Scholarship Recipient

 
 
 

MEMBER MEETINGS

 

Guild members meet on a regular basis to discuss projects, tools, marketing and more. Meetings are
often centered around cabinetmaking skills, such as refinishing, curves and bends, and joinery.