Does anyone know if the workshop has a dovetail jig? If so, how wide and thick are the boards that can be dovetail jointed. Sorry if this has been covered elsewhere but haven’t seen any post that describes what tools … Continue reading →
The Sandy Spring Museum has a studio available in a newly renovated 19th century barn. The studio is approximately 625 sf and has the following amenities: – 24-hour access – 200 amp electric service – wireless internet – heat and … Continue reading →
The Bain Center reopened on Monday the 24th of January as scheduled. The workshop also reopened as well.
This is an example of the striking force of a chisel held above the rest while cutting on the lathe. Even if your tool rest has a broader rounder top that this rather sharp bearing edge, one can easily imagine … Continue reading →
Dave Lew has agreed to man the Workshop at Bain Center on Thursday nights from 6 to 8 PM. Click HERE to view the shop homepage to see the full details, including the shop policy. … Continue reading →
Shop will be open Thursday evening – 5:30 to 8:00, 14 July 2016.
Effective mediately, the shop is closed on Thursday evenings. If you need to use it, call Don Sandruck by 5 PM the preceding Monday. He may be able to accommodate the shop being open for use. That’s his call. Be … Continue reading →
Thanks George Adams for finding this on Fine Woodworking Magazine. Here’s the YouTube video direct: … Continue reading →
Dan Sandruck, Workshop Coordinator, reported to Rick Munzer that the extended workshop hours are not working out and requested to discontinue the extended hours. The reason is a lack of consistent afternoon use and the hardship this poses to Monitors. … Continue reading →
As of the November Monthly Meeting, the workshop will have longer hours on selected days.
Please view the Workshop Information Page for the full and current schedule.
Please be patient as we all adjust to the new hours.
As a reminder, when using the shop resources, be courteous of your fellow Guild members and their schedules.
- Plan your work so that you are ready and efficiently get through your tasks at the power tool station.
- If you were at the shop all morning, and after lunch find the shop busy, give way to other members who just came in after lunch.
- If you’ve been in the shop every day, and the shop is busy, take note of who’s waiting and what they need to do. Give way as needed.