Tennessee Valley Woodworkers

Monthly Meeting


The meeting was held in Room H111 at UTSI. This was our first meeting here 2006.

There were 75 members and guests present.


Welcome to visitors; Marty Weaver, Raymond Jones and John Myer.


New Member; Dennis Mas



Newsletters are available from Chuck Taylor or on the web site.

Thanks to; Jim Steadman for coffee Ladoris Ackerman for break goodies.

Splinter carvers will meet at The Coffee County Fair Thursday

Coffee County Fair Sept 18 – 23, 5:00 Wed. and Thur. 1:00 Fri and Sat.

Woodcraft Sale and open house Oct. 21 and 22. Volunteers needed.

Bell Buckle Craft Show Oct. 21 and 22. Carvers to support.

Christmas party Dec. 8 location TBD

Fall Seminar Nov. 4 at Forest Mill Church of Christ

October program will be given by Tom Cowan on Dunlap furniture


Old business; Leipers Fork Show will be at the factory in Franklin Oct. 28 and 29


New business; Jim Van Cleave is disposing of some estate tools.


Video; How to setup a table saw.


Show and Tell;

Loyd Ackerman – a segmented vase

Doyle McConnell – 2 bowls and slides of a chest

Scott Short – A bowl

Ken Gould – A knife and wolf carving

Splinter Carvers (Harry May, Dick Wollam, Bob Leonard, Ken Gould, Sam, Bob Lowrance) – Indian busts carved in class at Jim Wright’s

Ross Roepke – Money box and a sack of chestnuts

Dave Whyte – Wood art sculpture boxes

Tom Cowan – Dunlap style cabinet pediment

Gary Runyon – Natural edge bowl

Andy Weaver – Carved boot started at spring seminar and a retirement chest given to his brother

Dan Maher – Stable signs

Tom Gillard – Teak door

Phil Bishop – Carved pediment for a bed

Tom Church – Table

Larry Halenbeck – Reproduction trim

Jim Halenbeck – Expanded PVC turning

Dick Wollam – Home made sharpening system


The program; The program was given by Jim Wright on carving faces.