Jim Reader of Reader’s Hardwood Supply talks Lumber

When Downes and Reader in Stoughton, MA, was bought out by Rugby Corporation, Jim decided to launch a new business.  Reader’s Hardwoods has grown steadily and now features one of the largest selections of domestic and imported hardwoods in Southeastern New England. Jim will address questions like: How is hardwood lumber sourced? How is it … Read more

International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) exclusive tour

What: The Woodworker’s Guild of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that the Newport, Rhode Island based International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) has agreed to hold an exclusive tour of their facility for Guild members and their guests. Why: To demonstrate the woodworking art and science of boat building and restoration. How: Free parking is … Read more

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Show-n-Tell

It’s time. Bring out all the projects you made (or are making) over the summer. At the August meeting (Aug. 7), we’ll give each show-and-tell presenter up to ten minutes to show and explain what you made, how you made it and with what materials and techniques. If you didn’t make anything over the summer, … Read more