Doug Newlove Memorial Library
The Doug Newlove Memorial Library is available for all members to use free of charge. The library was started with books and DVDs that were donated by the estate of the late Doug Newlove who was a founding member and master woodturner. The library contains more than 200 items. With your membership card, you can sign out any of the items for a one month period.
The library is managed by Neil Haist and Joe Fernandes
About Doug Newlove 1948-2009.Doug was devoted to woodturning for more than 30 years. Prior to Toronto Woodturners Guild he was a founding member of the Ontario Woodturners Guild and an active member of the Golden Horseshoe Woodturners Guild. Always keen to learn he attended several AAW symposiums and was a student of some outstanding turners including David Ellesworth and others. He would frequently receive requests from the local area clubs to do demonstrations for their members. Doug was always approachable and generous with sharing his skill and expertize. His work was exceptional with particular talent on form and shape and finishing and he was an undisputalbe leader in the field.
In September 2008 Doug presented the first demonstration to the Toronto Woodturners Guild and the topic was Handled Bowls. Sadly in the spring of 2009, while battling tonsil cancer, Doug passed away.
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