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Greetings!, this is your newsletter for January 29, 2020
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Our focus is traditional hand-tool techniques, small class size, world-class instruction and classes for all skill levels. Learn more in one week than many years on your own!

10% discount to Guild members. Hosted by William Francis Brown

Discounted Taunton Magazine Subscriptions
DEADLINE February 15, 2020

Once again, we’re taking orders for Taunton magazines at special group rates. These rates represent a 20% discount off the regular subscription prices and are applicable to both new and renewal subscriptions on any magazine that Taunton publishes. Since we do this only once a year, in February, you may wish to renew now, even if your subscription expires mid-year – Taunton will simply add to your current term.

Tony Immorlica
GNHW Books and Subscriptions Chair
6 Purgatory Road
Mont Vernon, NH 03057
About Event Registrations

The new event system lacks a useful feature we have had in the past... the ability for members to see how many and who has registered for any given event.

Registration lists are available to system administrators in the backend of the NeonCRM. However, backend data is not available on frontend forms like you find at There are many positives to NeonCRM over membership systems we have used in the past, but this is not one of them.

  • I have submitted a feature request to Neon management to give logged in members access to registrant data on frontend forms.
  • I am also exploring how we could use an existing Neon API to retrieve and display event registrant information to logged in members.

The bottom line is that although this is a top-of-the-list issue for me, it may not have an easy near term solution.

Jim Seroskie
Guild Branded Merchandise

The Guild has sold guild branded shirts and hats at cost to the membership for many years. Sales have generally been confined to meetings, Sunapee, symposia and other events.

A few years back, we added an online store using Square as a shopping cart service. In bringing NeonCRM online, we have also moved the online store out of Square and into NeonCRM to...

  • Simplify the backend administration
  • Integrate the store into our website
  • Unify the payment experience with the membership system

You can order from the online store or contact Bob Wyatt at He may be able to bring an item to a mutual meeting.

You can find the new online store at

How to Sign In
to New Membership System

Nearly 400 members have logged into the New membership system.

If you had an account or membership in the OLD system but have never logged in to the NEW system, here is how to do it...

Step 1

Step 2

  • An email with subject GNHW Reset Password should arrive in ~15 sec.
  • Click on the link provided (or copy/paste into your browser address bar).
  • This opens a new web page which shows your unique Login Name.
  • Input a password of your choosing.
  • Click the Submit button. You are now logged in with your new password.
  • Please keep both Login Name and Password in a safe place.
Small Meetings

These meetings are generally held in small shops or other environments which require limiting the number of attendees. They can fill up fast although cancellations do occur. Wait listing is available when registrations reach the limit set.

More small meetings are always being added, so check the coming events below.

To CANCEL your Small Meeting registration or if you have meeting ideas, comments and suggestions , email Steve Costain at
Coming Events

 How to Cancel your Registration

  • All Other Meetings—Simply reply to your event registration email or contact
02/01/2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Goffstown, NH
Join Guy Camire as he replaces the seat on a antique chair

02/01/2020 09:00 AM - 12:05 PM ET
Auburn, NH
PFG will be continuing a Queen Anne side chair project. This is a Boston-style Queen Anne side chair, circa 1730-50.

02/01/2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Rollinsford, NH
Topic: Shop Made Jigs and Fixtures

02/08/2020 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Methuen, MA
Drawer Making | Dovetails and more: Part of “BuildYour Own Hand Tool Cabinet Series”

02/15/2020 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET
General Meeting at the Homestead Woodworking School with a featured presentation by Owain Harris, Cabinetmaker.

02/15/2020 09:00 AM - 12:05 PM ET
Auburn, NH
PFG will be continuing a Queen Anne side chair project. This is a Boston-style Queen Anne side chair, circa 1730-50.

02/22/2020 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET
Merrimack, NH
Tom Mikulis will be introducing methods to PHOTOGRAPH your work

02/22/2020 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET
Peabody, MA
Make a Federal-style oval inlay from start to finish (Paterae)

02/26/2020 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET
Concord, NH
Monthly SC meeting

Classified Ads
For sale items, free, wanted and opportunities may be submitted to the site moderator. Please send an email with your contact information to:

Peter James at

Remember—Pictures Sell
Buy Neat Stuff
December, 2019

Welcome to each new member who joined the Guild last month. Please make these members welcome should you see them at your next meeting.

Check out the member directory (login required). Car pooling to a meeting is a great idea.

Membership Cards

Membership card lists are generated quarterly for new or renewed memberships from the previous quarter. Batch dates are...

  • January 1
  • April 1
  • July 1
  • October 1

You can expect delivery approximately two weeks after your batch date. Cards are personalized and sent directly to you from our supplier in MN.

Renew early! However, when you do renew your membership, an email is sent which acts as your temporary certificate of membership until your card arrives.

Cards are used for member discounts at participating suppliers.
Member Discounts
Tools & Supplies
Dave' Shaves
Gary R. Wood & Co.
Liogier Hand Stitched Rasps
Rockler—Cambridge, MA
Rockler—Salem, NH
Williams & Hussey
Woodcraft—Newington, NH
Woodcraft—Woburn, MA 

Manchester Tool Repair
Northeast Saw (Sharpening)
Tru-Cut (Sharpening)

Wood Products
FBN Millwork
Goosebay Lumber
Highland Hardwoods
New London Wood Products
Northland Forest Products
The Millwork Shop
Wolfgang's Wood 

Epic Woodworking
Homestead Woodworking
Maine Coast Workshop
North Road Guitars
The Breed School