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Greetings!, this is your newsletter for January 8, 2020
Membership Service Migration Complete

Members began logging in to the new membership system on January 2. Six days later, ~275 members have logged in. If you are not one of them, please take a few minutes to do so. It is a straight forward process.

Look for the onboarding email sent on January 4 with the subject GNHW—New Membership System—REVISED . This email explains the simple two step process to get your new login name and establish your password.

Jim Seroskie—Membership
New Events List, Calendar & Member Services

The Guild events calendar is now being maintained by eleven system users. These meetings are the core of the Guild. They are held at many locations throughout NH and sometimes in MA, VT or ME. 

  • The new Events List can be found at You can register for meetings there. Many events are reserved dates without an agenda. Others have not yet been posted. As always, the current event list is fluid.
  • There is also a Calendar at
  • Member Services can be found at Login is required to access this area.
Foredom Tools Workshop
Demonstrations by local artists and Mike Zagielski,

Sunday January 12
Woodworking Tools, 10 am–12 pm Power Carving and Texturing

Jewelry Tools, 1–3 pm Flex Shafts, Micro Motors, Bench Grinding, Polishing, Stonesetting and Ventilation Equipment

Preregistration for one or both sessions is helpful, but not required. To register, please email

The workshops are in the Woodworking Shop on the lowest level of The Hopkins Center

Hopkins Center
4 E Wheelock Street Hanover, NH
New Members

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.
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
01/11/2020 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET
Portsmouth, NH
Join Steve Costain and Mike DiMaggio as they show 2 ways to sharpen hand tools

01/18/2020 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET
Wilmot, NH
Machining screw threads on a lathe using a single-point tool

01/22/2020 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET
Concord, NH
Monthly SC meeting

01/25/2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Bedford, NH
Join Pete Boorum and his wife Pam as they show how they make miniatures.

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 - 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.

02/26/2020 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

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
North Road Guitars
The Breed School