Meeting called to order by president Harold Hewgley. 

Guests introduced were: Jack Busby, Bob Leonard, James Lowery and Alice Berry.


Old business -  Nominating committee report by Loyd Ackerman.  Nominated slate is: President - Loyd Ackerman,  Vice-president - Tom Cowan, Treasurer - Henry Davis, Secretary - John Green, Splinters editor - Tom Gillard..

Bob Reese reported that the Coffe County Fair was excellent.  The club had a display and demonstrated lathe work.  Doyle McConnell  stated that the fair committee was happy with the clubs participation.

Henry Davis reported $277.00 gross receipts at the picnic.

Carving seminar - Steve Graham reported that there were 18 in attendence.  Benny’s Woodworks had a display.  Richard Gulley prepared lunch.  There was only one minor accident,


New business - The Christmas party is scheduled for Saturday, December 5th at the Nazarene Church in Decherd.  It is set for 5:30 start with the pot luck meal at 6:00 PM.

November program - Dr. Spalding will present a program on metal casting.


Show and tell - Harold Hewgley - a carved rabbit from the seminar.  Sean Metric - a carved axe handle and a red oak rocking chair.  Josef Maierbacher - a partial carving belonging to Ken Burgess.  Don Helton - a scroll sawn magazine rack.  Tom Gillard - a kauri wood bowl, a covered bowl, a ruler with 14 different wood samples and key rings = all brought back from New Zealand.  Loyd Ackerman - a cherry board aged with a lye solution and  two  fluted candle holders - one finished with danish oil and one treated with the lye solution.  Tom Cowan - a walnut oil lamp and a carved bowl with lid in either teak or rosewood.  Henry Davis - a small chair to demonstrate angled mortise and tenon  joints, a carving from the seminar and a four way tapered leg jig.  John Troxler - a variety of old tools including a ball peen hammer, three back saws, square hole saws, scraper  and gent saw.  Ross Roepke - a jig for nailing plywood.

 After a short break Jack Busby from Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing presented a program on sanding.  Meeting adjourned at 9:05 PM.  Respectfully submitted, John Green, secretary.