The meeting was held in the Duck River Electric meeting room in Dechard, TN.
President Loyd Ackerman called the meeting to order at
There were 70 members and guests present.
Welcome to visitors; Jim Cunningham, Jesse Tenpenny, George Bowers and new member; Bill Ward
He recognized Ross Roepke for being named
Volunteer of the year in
Newsletters are available
Splinter carvers will meet at Jim Wrights Thursday at .
Thanks to; Jim Steadman, Loyd Ackerman, Tom Cowan for coffee break goodies.
Schedule of events;
Shop tours July 29, meet at Simply Southern restaurant in Pelham for breakfast and tour of Matt Brothers, David Jacobs and Collins Roans shops.
Coffee County Fair, Sept. 17 Doyle McConnell.
Fall seminar, November 4 at Forrest Mill Church of Christ with Andy Rae cost $45.00 early and $50.00 after October 31.
Survey report will be on August Splinters
Old business; none
Jim Van Cleave said the water
cooler does not work and the club should look into providing a new one to
A drawing was held for items left by presenter at last meeting and a table saw table given by Woodline.
Show and Tell;
Bob Lowrance Caricature of a line dancer.
Jim Van Cleave Silver chest
Roger Clement Cast connecting rod, wood used as mold
Doug Dunlap Turned bowl
Harry May carving of a moose
Newt Wright Carving of an American Flag
Tom Gillard Photographs of a
carving Dick Wollam did for the boy scouts. He gave Dick recognition for his
work. The carving is hung in the boy scout
Lewis Bryant Four turned bowls
Chuck Taylor Turned box and bowl
Dave White Band saw box and sanding attachments used to make it
Ken Gould Carving tool box
Ross Roepke Demonstration of joinery for easy disassembly of furniture
Announced that he has curly maple for sale
Doyle McConnell Turned vase with threaded lid and threading tools
Deacon Taylor Photos of cabinets
Maurice Ryan Announcement about Ryobe radial arm saw defect and how to get compensation for it. This is a very dangerous defect. The saws should not be used.
Program: Loyd Ackerman gave an excellent program about wood. Where to get it, how to store it and prepare it for use.