Rick passed away on December 1, 2019.
Last Update March 30th. GVR Management CLOSED all GVR Facilities effective at 9 pm, Saturday, March 14th. A reopening date in April has not yet been determined. Return here or the What’s New Blog page for updates from the Woodworkers Club for information on opening of the wood shop.
If you are a monitor with a locker, you are required to monitor one four-hour shift for every month that you are in Green Valley. If you are not an active monitor, you’re in danger of losing your locker privileges. If you have not completed your required shifts, please register for any open shifts HERE.
We are in the process of placing locker and drawer ownership (rental) information on the club website. To accomplish this, we need to VERIFY who currently rents every locker and drawer. Please contact Stewart Tagg in the wood shop OR use the “Locker & Drawer Audit Contact Form” to verify the lockers and drawers which you currently rent for the 2020 […]
Annual Woodworker Fiesta BBQ event at Madera Vista satellite center, Saturday, March 7, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The theme is a “Mexican Fiesta”. We ask you to bring a side dish, tell us how many guests you are bringing, and whether you can volunteer to help with the event (cooking, set-up, clean […]
The Woodworkers of GVR were saddened to learn of Henry Smith’s passing on Thursday, Jan 23, 2020. Henry enjoyed wood carving, turning, and furniture building. He created most of the furniture in his home out of clear pine with a Southwest design. Henry was an accomplished cabinet and furniture maker before retiring to Green Valley […]
Gary C. Raff, July 29, 1945 to December 15, 2019. Gary was a long time woodworker and club member. He had served on the Board of Directors and performed other volunteer duties in the club. Gary’s signature trademark on his bowl turnings and other creations was a “Giraffe” as in G – RAFF. Here is […]
Marilyn French-St.George, Carmen Laht, and Mary-Anne Loftus will be teaching a class – Build a Breadboard on the Feb 29-Mar 1 weekend for women who are new members to the wood shop. CLICK HERE for details and registration form. Class size is limited!
Woodworking classes have been added to the online “Classes” calendar. You may also see summary descriptions on THIS PAGE. All sign-ups and registrations for these classes are done online via that event listing. Click on the event listing and then the “Register” button. Prerequisites and materials fees may apply.
Monitor Certification Training is only a one-time, 2-hour class. Classes are NOW scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday each month (4 – 6 pm), January thru June 2020. Go to the Calendars Page or the Classes Calendar to find a date AND register for this class. Members MUST REGISTER for this class via online.
The newly added What’s New Blog page is an important method of communication to club members. Posting information to the “blog” is very easy, but does require special permission and a little bit of training. If you’d like to help the Board of Directors communicate to the membership by becoming a “Blogger” and Posting topics […]
The woodworkers website recently added a “What’s New Blog” web page to help communicate topical information and happenings in the club/shop to the members. The Blog provides searchable access to a running list of short topics, events, and happenings in the shop. We expect the “What’s New Blog” web page to be a regular and […]
The club NEEDS members to volunteer as Safety Monitors! Safety Monitors must be trained and certified! Monitor Certification Training is a 2-hour class and will be scheduled in the near future. Keep checking this BLOG or the Monitor or Classes Calendars for the next training class. All student registrations for Monitor Certification Training will be […]
The Toy Painters will be back at it again on Thursday mornings (8 – 11:30 am) in 2020 to paint recently completed toys. The volunteer Toy Painters will have exclusive use of the four layout tables, T-06 thru T-09, nearest the kitchen every Thursday morning from 8 – 11:30 am, January 9, 2020 thru May […]