April 21, 1998


President Harold Hewgley called the meeting to order. Guests Mike Carroll, Ruth & Maurice ryan, John Mayberry and Sean Metric were welcomed.

Old business - Adventure Mountain will be built May 26-31st. Call Steve Arnold at 967-1029 to volunteer. Spring seminar - D. McConnell reported that carving, decrotive finishing, sharpening, steam bending and basket making will be presented. May 30th is the date at the Foothills craft shop. Cost is $5.00 prepaid or $6.00 at the door. Falls mill artisan show will be August 22, 1998.

New business - D. McConnell suggested that the club consider a demonstration booth at the Coffee County Fair.

Show & Tell - R. Roepke - a table leg that hes constructing for his daughter, W. Bennett - two carved walking canes, L. Ackerman - box elder bowl, buckeye and walnut candle holders, J. Sargent - chittum natural edge bowl, T. Church - box elder bowl with wax and lacquer finish, B. Reese - violin # 7 with a demonstration by Carl Smith accompanied by John Sargent and Richard Gulley Will Mills has a new wood miser. He is looking for work for his new machine. S. Graham - wood mallets and string wrapped mallet, scrap book and texturing tool, M. Brown had a show and tell item which I failed to record.

The program was presented by Louise Green on tole painted craft items.

Meeting adjourned at 8:45.

Respectfully submitted, John Green. secretary.