TENNESSEE VALLEY WOODWORKERS
MEETING JUNE 20, 2017
President Paul Fulks called meeting to order 6:30pm.
Passed list to members for Klingspor discount.
Mickey Knowles has walnut logs to give away.
Guest: Don Langford and Mark Corlew
Dues: 90% members paid for 2017.
Carvers meet 1st and 3rd Saturday 8:30am – 10:30.
2 carving seminars upcoming TBA
July 18th - Mary Nichols – MTSU video-grapher
August 15th – Avaliable
Sept. 19th – Al Sharp -Master Woodworker
Oct. 17th – Gary Farley
July 22nd – Ronnie Young – Wood Working Seminar – 8am Decherd Nazarene Church
Making Tea caddie/ Jewelry box
Sept. 17-22 Coffee County Fair. Doyle McConnell Chairperson
Oct 14th – Heritage Days Tims Ford Park. Paul Jalbert and Vince Zaccardi Chairpersons
Dec. TBA – Christmas Dinner Karen Browning Chairperson
Sale of Maurice Ryan's shop July 8th for club members only 8am-4pm. 166 Mansfield Rd. Winchester
Tom Cowan Memorial Turning Bee was a great success. President Paul presented a Bowl turned by Tom Cowan to Larry Wendland for the outstanding work he and his wife do for the turning bee.
Club Picnic held June 3rd at Falls Mill. Good time by all and auction success raising funds for club.
Jack Kincella told of plans to help Blue Monarch.
Jim Jolliffe presented a slide show of Mountain Top Carving class he and Steve Shores did with 5 students ages 13-17.
SHOW AND TELL
Gary Bennett brought a large Cherry bowl. He also brought 2 segmented bowls of Cedar and a covered segmented jar made with gun stock plywood. All finished with tung oil.
Judy Bennett had a intarsia flower wreath of 138 pcs made of poplar, cypress, and walnut. Judy also had a intarsia of a Lab dog of walnut and blackened with vinegar and steel wool. Finish spray poly.
Doug Dunlap showed a pretty bowl of yellow poplar burl, finished with 3 coats spray lacquer. He showed 3 smaller natural edge bowls finished with spray lacquer.
Jim Jolliffe had a carving of a wood spirit of cottonwood bark from Nebraska. Natural finish.
Mickey Knowles brought a stained glass lamp finished using a red oak penetrating stain and spray polyurethane. Also had a unfinished lamp frame from Tom Cowan.
Jim Acord showed pics of shoe caddy and coat rack made for home entrance. Made of red oak with golden oak stain and poly finish.
Matt Brothers showed pics of Collins Roan's queen size bed he made of cherry with lacquer finish.
Doyle McConnell explained how Collins turned pieces and his equipment. Collins was not able to attend.
Tony Murphy – Moxon Vise
Tony discussed designing and building a vise. He explained the purpose and materials needed.
Tony went through construction and gave examples using a slide presentation.
Tips for making a Moxon Vise:
Design for your needs
Choose appropriate hardware and wood
Add your own signature
Use it to build some quality furniture