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                       UPCOMING MEETINGS  (2014/2015 calendar here)


December 11: General Meeting - annual Christmas party
                      Richard Price: Finishing with CA glue

Annual top display and competition.
Spin top competition rules:
    1. Tops will be judged, in each category, solely on spin time.
    2. Top or spinning method may not include any mechanical devices.
    3. No size restrictions in any category.
    4. Top, in any category must not weigh more than 500 grams (1lb, 2oz)
    5. Categories:
        Classic, finger spin: 100% wood, one piece, powered by fingers or palms only.
        String, thrown with string power: 100% wood, one piece, 'thrown' with a string.
        Unlimited: Top must be 'mostly' turned and contain wood. Top may be 'powered'
                             only by fingers, palms or thrown with a string.
    6. 'Beauty' contest: entries in this category must spin, but judging will be
                                on appearance only. Tops from other categories may be entered.


Don't forget to keep working on more wig stands!
This is an ongoing project - much appreciated by recipients
If you mislaid the plans, they are (
here) - print a copy
and make one or a dozen. . .

SOCIETY OF CANADIAN WOODWORKERS
Web site for the Society of Canadian Woodworkers. Web site includes a chat forum. Reach it here: http://www.canadian-woodworker.com/
SCW is also on facebook, just click on the SCW home page link

WGO MEMBERS SURVEY:
For WGO members only. Follow this link to the survey: (WGOsurvey)
Fill out the survey to let our planning committee know what you would like to see and do.


NEWSLETTER:
                                                                                                          
Latest issue: (June 2014)                                                              
                                                  
                                                                                                                                                             
This will be the last edition of the newsletter. All past copies will still be available for      viewing and download on the WGO web site via a link to the listings page.                        
Visit our facebook page to keep up with ongoing WGO news, photos and feedback from our members.                                                                                                                                   


COMPETITION RULES, Revised April 16, 2014: Note, rules for 2015 may be modified......If you want your opinions considered or included for the revisions, contact the web master with your suggestions.
WGO COMPETITION RULES:
(2014 rules: here) - MAY 14, 2015 will be here before you know it, WORK ON YOUR ENTRIES NOW!
NOTE FOR NOVICE TURNERS: A HAMLET GOUGE, IN MEMORY OF MICHAEL BONNYCASTLE WILL BE INCLUDED WITH THE BEST IN SKILL LEVEL PRIZE.

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