Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Christmas Drinks at the Meat Market

Large Meeting Room
5 Blackwood St
North Melbourne  VIC  3051


Wednesday, 27 November, 2013
BBQ at Australian Recycled Timber

John Monument will don the chef’s hat and provide a gourmet BBQ prior to a tour of Australian Recycled Timber.

45 Fabio Ct
Campbellfield VIC 3061

Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Susan Wraight - Internationally renowned Netsuke Carver

Susan's talk is essentially the paper she gave to the International Netsuke Society's convention that took place in London earlier in the year.  She will look at where a netsuke carver gets ideas for their carvings, how a netsuke is made, and the qualities that make a good netsuke.

Arts House Meat Market
5 Blackwood St
North Melbourne 3051

28 May, 2013 : Timothy McLeod - Workshop visit

Timothy McLeod was born in Western Victoria. He lives in Melbourne where he occupies himself in a small workshop with a few well-tuned machines, hand tools and wood. This enthusiasm for wood is encapsulated in his eye for subtle detail and fine hand skills.

Timothy completed a Furniture Design (Diploma of Arts) at RMIT in 2003-04; and held a solo exhibition at Craft Victoria titled  'Stories through the Barrows'  in 2010.

178 Canterbury Rd
Middle Park 3206

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23 April, 2013 : Christian Cole Furniture - Workshop visit and Sausage Sizzle

Christian Cole is a qualified Cabinet and Furniture Maker, completing his apprenticeship 16 years ago. He specializes in the construction of solid timber kitchens, and has spent 2 years in the construction industry fitting out large commercial projects. Christian Cole Furniture was established 13 years ago and now has a loyal following around Australia and abroad.

5 Dairy Drive
Coburg 3058

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26 March, 2013 - Ashley Eriksmoen
Ashley Jameson Eriksmoen studied fine woodworking at the College of the Redwoods before earning her M.F.A in Furniture Design at Rhode Island School of Design. Eriksmoen has taught design/woodworking at California College of the Arts, College of the Redwoods, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Penland School of Craft, and is now Head of Furniture Workshop at ANU.

Level 1, Room 6
23 Cardigan St
(RMIT Building #94)

Ashley Eriksmoen - March 2013 Meeting