Tennessee Valley Woodworkers

Monthly Meeting

October 17, 2006


The meeting was held in Room H111 at UTSI.

There were 63 members and guests present.


Welcome to visitor; Vince Zaccardi


New Member; Jim Wright



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

Thanks to; Jim Steadman for coffee Bob and Rheta Reese and Bob Leonard for goodies

Splinter carvers will meet at Bob Lowrance’s Friday 1:00pm to take the totum pole and tent to Bell Buckle

Coffee County Fair Slide show

November program will be given by Steel City Tool from Murfreesboro

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

Christmas party 5:30 Dec. 8, UTSI Rm. H111, pot luck, club will furnish drinks.

Fall Seminar Nov. 4 at Forest Mill Church of Christ

TVWW will support Woodcraft anniversary open house and sale Oct. 20 – 21

Splinter carvers will be at Webb School Arts and Crafts Show Oct. 21 and 22.

Selection of next years officers has begun with the nominations by the committee.

They are:

Tom Gillard – President

Matt Brothers – Vice president

Jim Steadman – Treasurer

*Bob Lowrance – Secretary

*Larry Bowers – Publicity Chairman

*Chuck Taylor – Splinters Editor

* returning member


Old business; none

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

Doyle McConnell; someone needs a cutting board made, contact Foothills Crafts

Maurice Ryan; Need to know logistics for Woodcraft sale support

Geoff Roehm; Has a lath duplicator for free

Tom Gillard; Has some saw guards for free


Show and Tell;

Dick Wollam – Stylized carving of a crappy

Tom Cowan – Turned bowl stained with aniline dye

Loyd Ackerman – Turned ball in a cage

Maurice Ryan – Jewelry boxes

Jim Wright – Finished face from last month’s program

Ross Roepke – Jewelry boxes and tray

Dave Whyte – Wood art sculpture

Bob Lowrance – Carved duck

Henry Davis – Jig for making horse tack

Ross Roepke – Photo of a bed frame

Gary Runyan – Belgian garnet whetstones fro Perfect Edge

Doyle McConnell – Turned pens


Program; Tom Cowan; Dunlap furniture history and production