Our Mission Statement
The primary purpose of the Suncoast Woodcrafters Guild is to promote the craft of the woodworking as a hobby and assist in the improvement of membership skills and abilities. Monthly Meetings will be held to encourage an open exchange of information about wood, woodworking tools and methods to provide an opportunity to share experiences, ideas, techniques and mutual enjoyment for creating ith wood.
Suncoast Woodcrafters Guild recently elected a new board (from left):
Chuck Lenfesty- treasurer, Ron Johnson- president, Daniel Horner- director, Tim Dayton- secretary, Ken Karaloff- director, Ken Walker- director, Tom Hourigan- director, Tom Page- vice president, Missing from photo, Heinz- director.
The Woodcrafters Guild is a non-profit group of hobbyists promoting the craft and exchange of information about wood, woodworking tools and methods to improve member's skills and enjoyment for creating with wood. The Guild meets on the third Tuesday of the month (except July and August) at Chatelech Secondary School. New members are always welcome, see www.suncoastwoodcrafters.com.
Being community minded, the guild participates in an annual tradition in keeping with the Christmas spirit, build and donate special handcrafted wooden toys and gifts to Sunshine Coast Community Services Society for distribution to families across the Coast. With a generous grant from the Sunshine Coast Regional District, big hearted donations from Lehigh Materials and Sunshine Coast Community Forest, make it possible for the members to purchase materials to build these special toys and gifts. The Guild also participated at the Botanical Garden's Harvest Festival and Community Forest's Wood Expo.
2018 Executive Officers and Directors
President - Ron Johnson
Vice President – Tom Pape
Treasurer - Chuck Lenfesty
Secretary - Tim Dayton
DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Committee Liaison: Ron Johnson
Christmas Party (2018): Ron Johnson
Education: Heinz Tigges, Dave Beauchesne, Ken Karaloff
Insurance: Heinz Tigges, Ken
Membership & Venue: Tom Hourigan
Refreshments: Rick Budd, Kevin Roy
Shop Crawls: Dave Beauchesne
Sponsor Relations: Ron Johnson
Toys & Gifts for Families: Ken Walker
2x4 Challenge (2018): Tom Pape, Daniel Horner
Website Coordinator: David Bell