Tennessee Valley Woodworkers

Monthly Meeting

Sept. 19, 2007


The meeting was held in Room H111 at UTSI. Tom Gillard Jr. chairman.

64 members and guests attended


Guests were; Hayden Keith and Josh Duramier


New Members; Don Farris



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

Thanks to; The Clarks for coffee, the Jalberts and Roans for refreshments

Upcoming events are;

            Coffee County Fair Sept 17 – 22

            Fall Seminar will be Oct. 20

            Christmas party will be Dec. 7


Old business;

Ken Gould, Thanks to those who supported the Poly Crocket Days at Cowan

Dan Maher, Fall seminar will be Oct. 20 at Collins Roan’s shop. Presenters will be;   

Jim Van Cleave – Cabreo legs, Jim Hazel – Chair Caning,

Doyle McConnell – Split turning, Tom Cowan – Furniture décor

Doyle McConnell,  Coffee County Fair will be this week Shop tours will resume when there are people who will support them. A sign up sheet was passed around.


New business;


Splinter Carvers News

Next meeting will be 8:30 October 6 at Phil Bishop’s

They will attend the Web School festival.


Show and Tell;

Tom Gillard Jr. – A piece of southern yellow pine from Hawk’s Lumber Co.

Doyle McConnell – Showed a cut finger from a router accident, a safety reminder

Bob Reese – A violin he had finished

Bob Leonard – A bell housing he had made

Bob Addington – A rocking chair

Ralph Hand – A toy box

Bob Lowrance – A marquetry work

Newt Wright – A carving vice

Jeff Roehm – A ukulele

Houston Clark – A neighbor has a pecan tree down, and another has picture frame molding.

Steve Shores – Lepers Fork Carving Club show will be Oct. 27 28 in Franklin


Program; The  program was Making Christmas gifts and ornaments by Doyle McConnell and Chuck Taylor


Bob Lowrance Sec.