Due to the storm, Vic Tesolin of Lee Valley is unable to get to Rochester. As a result, the Friday March 2nd RWS meeting at St. John Fisher College and the Saturday March 3rd sales event at CP Rochester have been cancelled.
Local Workshops for 2017-18
- Making Kitchen Utensils with Hand Tools – Brett Templar; September 9, 2017
- Hand Cut Dovetails – Bob Couture; October 7, 2017
- Intro to Spindle Turning – Mike Brawley; November 4, 2017
- Using Stationary Power Tools – Alan VanDeMoere; December 9, 2017
- Turning a Peppermill / Salt Grinder – Terry Lund; February 3, 2018
- Hand Plane Usage – Alan VanDeMoere; March 10, 2018
- Making a Shaker Oval Box – Bob Couture; March 31 and April 7, 2018
National Speakers for 2017-18
- Marc Adams – Master Woodworker; September 15, 2017
- Steve Latta – Furniture Maker; October 20, 2017
- Tom Wirsing – Turner; November 17, 2017
- Doug Stowe – Box Maker; January 19, 2018
- Lee Valley – Tool Maker; March 2, 2018
- Mark Hedin – Wood Infusion; March 16, 2018
- Bob Van Dyke – Furniture Maker; April 27, 2018
We are a group of men and women in Upstate NY dedicated to the enjoyment of woodworking. Membership includes lectures and workshops by renowned woodworking personalities and local professionals as well as free access to our extensive lending library of books and videos.
RWS welcomes everyone interested in the craft whether professional or hobbyist. Join the company of hundreds of enthusiasts – carvers, turners, furniture makers, boat builders, and other skilled craftspeople and take your woodworking skills to a new level.