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The Woodturners Guild of Ontario (the "WGO") exists for the advancement and promotion of the craft of woodturning. Individual and family memberships are available. Currently the annual membership fee is $60.00. The application form is here.

Regular Meetings

Monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of each month (except July and August). Meeting begin prompty at 7:00 pm, and finish by 10:00 pm. Skills night meetings mostly take place on the fourth Thursday of each month, meeting times the same as the Monthly meetings. For detailed meeting information, click on the "WGO CALENDAR" link in the menu at the left.


The WGO meets at Dunbarton High School:

655 Sheppard Avenue
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 1G2

Exit Hwy 401 at Whites Road (exit 394) coming from either direction, go NORTH, through the lights at Kingston Road (Highway 2), short left on Dunfair St. Meeting room is near this (South) side of the school.

We meet in the Senior Woodworking Shop, room 0209.
See this map for directions.

WGO Constitution and Bylaws                    WGO • History  

Current WGO Executive


Colleen Samila


Juanita Baril


Shawn Hermans


Trinela Cane


Michael Pinto

Past President

Richard Pikul


Jack Gelber

I.T. Director

Tom Matthews

Program Team

Trinela Cane
Brian Campbell

Site Mgr, DHS

Richard Pikul


Franco DeSimone
Robert West


Brian Rendall

Member at Large

Nancy Hooper