A big thank you for coming!

We just wanted to say thank you so much for all of you who attended our Hand Tool Event/ Open Day Weekend!

It was such a fantastic weekend and we hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did! There was nothing better than seeing lots of happy woodworking enthusiasts watching demos, buying beautiful tools while eating a sausage…and drinking hot coffee! It was pretty amazing despite our shocking weather that we had a really great crowd!

A huge thank you to our demonstrators - Steve Latta, Matt Stonehouse, Pascale Turvey, Justin Karakai, Robert Howard (who came all the way from Brisbane!), Jon Grant (from Hobart), Hugh Anderson, Jackson Fairlie, Ronnie Sexton, Eddy Toffelletti, Lee Anthony and Peter Fox!

More huge ‘thank yous’ to our very clever and talented students who kindly offered their pieces to our new exhibition! It just looked STUNNING!! You should be very proud of yourselves!!

And of course a big thank you to our tool sellers -

Lie - Nielsen Toolworks
Vesper Tools
BJS Planes & Woodworking - Custom Infill Plane Maker
Japanese Tools of Australia
Dunstone Design
Tetsu - Japanese Handtools
Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia

AND of course, how can we forget to thank David Young (our auctioneer) and the buyers of the pieces (Pascale, Jackie & Michael) who helped Jackson make his dream come true by helping him raise the funds to study Fine Furniture Making in Boston, USA. We (and everyone here at the Guild) will miss him very much when he’s gone! Jackson has now hit his ‘Crowd Funding’target, which is fantastic to see!!

Everybody on a whole put such a huge effort into it and we are truly grateful for all of your hard work!

We look forward to seeing you again at the next one!!