Tennessee Valley Woodworkers

Monthly Meeting

July 17, 2007


The meeting was held in Room H111 at UTSI. Matt Brothers chaired the meeting.

72 members and guests attended


Guests were; Lee and Betty Warren, Lee Crevet, Drew Heltsley, Jane Wollam


New Members; Don Rounsaville



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

Thanks to; The Clarks for coffee, the Steadmans and Ryans for refreshments

Fall Seminar will be Oct. 20

Christmas party will be Dec. 7

Sign up sheet for interest in a workshop on segmented turning

Next month’s program will be Wayne Suter from Woodline.


Old business;

Fred Heltsley has  Books from spring seminar

Shop tours will resume Aug 25 with tours in the Tullahoma area

Coffee County Fair will be Sept. 17 – 22


New business;

Crocia Roberson’s segment on Tennessee Crossroads will be aired again in August

The librarian job has been filled by Henry Davis

Milner Carden has donated a walnut board to the club to be used in fund raising. It will be sold/auctioned to a member next meeting.


Splinter Carvers News

Last meeting was at Horsing Around in Soddy-Daisy

Next meeting will be August 4 at Dick Wollam’s



Show and Tell;

Jim Van Cleave – Green Man carving

Ross Roepke – Incense boxes, step stool and resawed OSB

Bob Lowrance – Caricature of Saloon scene

Doyle McConnell – Nested bowls

Ken Gould – Basswood egg carvings

Jim Wright – Wood spirit from the program, DIY will air a program called Sculpting Wood starting Aug. 4 at 9:00pm. He will be on a segment.

Harry May – relief carving of his grand children, carving of a mountain man and raccoon.

Dick Wollam – Carving of an old squaw duck

Steve Shores – Carvings of cottonwood bark house and decorative relief

Chuck Taylor – Turned bowl

Geoff  Roehm – Photo of his CNC router/duplicator


Program; Video of elements of carving with Jim Wright, Dick Wollam, Harry May and Bob Lowrance.