Tennessee Valley Woodworkers

Monthly Meeting

December 19, 2006


The meeting was held in Room H111 at UTSI.

There were 54 members and guests present.


Welcome to visitors; Bob Addington and Ralph Hand.


New Member; Ron Tony



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

Thanks to; Jim Steadman for coffee, Martha Taylor and Karen Kerce for refreshments

Introduction of the 2007 Executive Council

Tom Gillard – President

Matt Brothers – Vice president

Jim Steadman – Treasurer

*Bob Lowrance – Secretary

*Larry Bowers – Publicity Chairman

*Chuck Taylor – Splinters Editor

* returning members

Henry Davis will be the club historian.

January program will be Spindle turning for furniture by Tom Cowan


Old business; The totem pole is on E-Bay. No bids yet.


New business; Bob Leonard has walnut wood to give away.


Movie clip; Marking gage modification.


Show and Tell;

Chuck Taylor – Carved fruit, Trivets, Turned vase, Tart maker

Bob Leonard – Bowl, Stool, Andy Rooney saying

Bob Reese – Violin #21, Music stand

Henry Davis – Magazine rack from H. S. shop

Ross Roepke – Jig for cutting dove tails with a table saw

Dan Mayer – Marble roll toy

Ken Burgess – Pine knot carvings of people, Bird nest

Scott Short – Turned bowl, Pen and pencil set, Baseball bat, Pen press

Ron Toney – Small bowl and 1oz. cup

Anthony Watts – Clock, Carved chain, Antique tools

Dave Whyte – Home made dove tail jig, Art box

Loyd Ackerman – Dulcimer from a kit

Jim Parker – Desk

Matt Brothers – Chair legs

Lewis Bryant – Bowl, Box

Jim                 - Cutting board, Bowls

Doug Dunlap – Box for whetstones, Pens from antlers

Crocia Roberts – Button collection, Marble roll toy

Steve Shores – Eagle and Santa carvings

Jim Wright – Early face in a log, Recent realistic bust

Jim Van Cleave – Jig for photo copies, Ivory carvings

Paula Deland – Windsor chair

Gary Runyon – Wooden planes

Doyle McConnell – Picture frame

Joseph Maierbacker – Carved advent candle holder, Smoker 

Bob Lowrance – Announcement of splinter carvers next meeting