TVWW August 18, 1998


Meeting  called to order by President Harold Hewgley.  Guests welcomed were John and Melissa Hinson.  Also, Kathryn and Benjamin Mills, the wife and infant son of Will Mills. New member Gary Lyle was introduced. Welcome Gary.

Old business - Falls Mill is scheduled for September 12, 1998.  Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with set-up after 7:00 AM.  Janie Lovett reported that Sean Metric will be making chairs.

Carving seminar - Date changed to October 17, 1998, because of a schedule conflict. Schedule and sign up sheet will be available next month.

Picnic - September 12, 1998 at Duck River Richard Gulley and Tom Church co-chairs.

New business - Tennessee Wood Turners symposium will be held August 21-22 -23, 1998, at Arrowmont. Loyd Ackerman, Tom Cowan, Henry Davis and Doyle McConnell will be attending. Randy Walker a wood carver from Columbia will be the program presenter at the September meeting. A program on sanding will be either October or November.

Show and Tell - J. Van Cleave - a clock made by Jack Townsend. H. Davis - two turned bowls. An Atlas cedar and a footed bowl. T. Gillard - Two portable bucksaws used in scouting, a polyurethane glue demonstration and spruce models used for testing in wind tunnels.

After a short recess Loyd Ackerman introduced Jim Van Cleave who presented a program on old tools.  Jim was aided and abetted by Richard Gulley, Phil Bishop, and Henry Davis.  Meeting adjourned at 8:48 PM. Respectfully submitted, John Green.