New members as of November, 2007:
Jim Jolliffe and David Felix
*A reminder from Jim Steadman, treasurer, to members -- Dues are due and will be accepted during and after the meeting. He also reminded members that he had TVW hats for sale for $5 each.
*A big thank
*The goodies sign-up was passed around.
*Thanks to the Rees and Taylor families for the goodies tonight!
Thanks to Henry Davis for doing the coffee for the past two months. A plea for someone to take the job for 2008 was made.
Felix Rees volunteered. (Thanks, Felix!)
(A tree pictured on the screen was identified as a Honey Locust at this point in the meeting.)
Jim Wright announced a class on
carving whimsical houses on
1. Jay Hazel (President of the Stones River Club)– Curly Cherry greenwood bowl turned into a platter, inside out turned Christmas tree ornament, bowl turned from firewood, two (2) stave bowls, Bottle stopper, Nightstand with book rack made from ash, and Beetle tongs for crushing Japanese beetles. J
2. Our Alaskan Guest, Allen O’Dell – Fish hook/trap carved from Alder based on a native design for catching Halibut; Diamond Willow walking stick.
Webb – Photo frame from
4. Bob Addington – circular crib seen in DVD and circular routing jig.
5. Art Brickse – Folding deck rocking chair from white oak.
6. Jim Wright – Stylized driftwood carvings (Rhino; Camel; Stork; 2 Geese)
7. Ralph Hand – Eastern Juniper (or Red Cedar) duck carving.
8. Anthony Watts – Gave away plans and old woodworking magazines.
9. Dick Wollam – Platter with Southwestern Native American designs copied from a stamp design.
10. Jim Van Cleave – Cherry Queen-Anne tilt-top table.
11. Stuart Gaetjens – Child’s rocker with Caned Chair Seat and reed basket using “underwater” technique.
12. Will Gaetjens -- Robot man made from tractor part patterns his relatives got from workplace, an old factory.
14. Bob Leonard – Carved eagles his mother gave him 45 years ago
16. Ross Roepke – Box from special dark walnut; Cedar box with maple trim; Box from cherry molding; 2 old planes.
McConnell – Shaker peg and Shaker candle hanging fixture patterned after one in
18. Ken Gould – 2 carved fish, one from pine, and one from palonia; carving from walnut (frog?); Japanese carved walnut with tiny faces.
19. Felix Rees – Finial for wife’s lamp; Lamp base he turned from tulip poplar out of an old church.
20. Deacon Taylor – 2 red oak boxes with tile sides.
Carden – Scroll Saw sled (by late member) Don Helton;
several wooden ties made by a guy in
22. Jim Carden – Cherry pedestal bowl; solid brass turned candle holders; 50 yr old captain’s arm chair; homemade spindle gouge.
24. Matt Brothers & Ray Cole – mahogany dining chair and fluted legs. Ray used a legacy milling machine to router the legs.
25. Gary Runyon – Shafton Glassline sharpening system using glass impregnated with diamonds, and Japanese hand planes.
26. Maurice Ryan – Paper towel holder, photos of clock and boxes, which were recent projects.
27. Louis Bryant – several turned bowls, 5 different woods used.
29. Johnny Brown – several bowls, first one made from wood from Tom Cowan’s workshop (Tom Church helped him rough it out, and he finished it.), one bowl made from an Ash tree on the courthouse square, a bowl from apple wood, and 2 bowls from spalted Hackberry
30. Luke Buchanan(a young apprentice of Tom Cowan’s) – turned candle holder, Shaker stool, and painted candle holder
31. Karen Kerce Browning – Accidental urn in wire candle stand.
32. Jim Jollit – greenman carving (human face in leaf pattern); Nut cracker with music box.
33. Henry Davis – 4 bowls including a rough turned one for a lesson. Finished were of cherry (2) and spalted hackberry
34. Larry Bowers – Fragmented bowl taped up.
35. Doug Dunlap – two bowls from layered dry wood.
36. Dave Whyte – Working lathe made from walnut and several jigs to go with it.
38. Paul Jalbert – Wooden back hoe toy that a child could ride on and operate. Plans were from Popular mechanics, May, 1981.
The super-colossal show-and-tell meeting was adjourned at
A great time was had by all!