Monthly Meeting Minutes
*Our guests were:
Ed Holland (He has access to a big white oak tree)
Doug Baugh (He has a cabinet shop in McMinnville)
*Newsletters are now available.
*We now have 24 titles in our library. See Henry Davis to check any out. The check-out period is from meeting to meeting.
*Remember that the carvers meet every first Saturday. Call Harry May or Dick Wollam for more information.
*Keep these dates open!!
October 3 – Christmas
Ornaments workshop with
October 24 – Fall Seminar that Johnny Brown is getting together
December 4 – Christmas party
*Henry Davis and Jim Van Cleave will present our August program on hand planes. They will show their collections and give the history and use of hand planes.
*Remember the cabinet that is being sold at auction. Bids will be accepted until September 15.
*Karla Wright has more of Jim’s wood to sell. She is offering 20% of the current summer price, and has basswood and butternut. Her number is 931-759-6608, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Show and Tell
Ross Roepke brought 4 outstanding items for the Partners in Healing auction. They were a Cherry bench, a modern table from Spanish Cedar and Walnut, a stylized box from Spanish Cedar and Poplar, and a stool from Cedar. He also brought a bowl.
He also had a bowl and vase
made from the crabapple tree that used to be in front of the
Dick Wollam had a stylized carved Hooded Madagascar Duck from Butternut, and then surprised us with an extraordinary one he had carved from scraps and then painted!
Ralph Hand brought an owl he had carved 24-25 years ago with a dremel tool. It was of Walnut with Sumac eyes.
Bob Leonard brought a
Ron Reimers brought 3 Indian flutes with carved totems, and then treated us to playing them. He also had a relief carving called “My Father’s Medicine Pouch.”
Jay Hazel had a family reunion coming up and he had made round jewelry boxes for his daughter and granddaughter that had partitions. For the men he made dresser top organizers with change cups and cell phone holders. He also had carved salad tongs with spring action.
Larry Dameworth made an observation bee hive with the help of Ray Cole.
Scott Tinker and Chris
McKinney came from the
They have 40 inch wide slabs, and 41 species of turning stock. They also carry a full line of Lie Nielson hand planes and chisels, and Robert Sorby Chisels and turning tools, among other things.
Take I-40 to I-75 and then take exit 1-A. They will be ˝ mile on East Brainerd Road on the left.