TVWW MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES
June 15, 2010
Tom Cowan called the meeting to order at
Guests & Visitors:
The club recognized and welcomed the following individuals as guests:
· Donald Patton
· Frank & Francis Pratt
· Bennie Vincot
· Anne Fulks
The club welcomed new members Frank & Francis Pratt.
The club welcomed Stanley Dunn from BRC in McMinnville who brought a $25.00 gift certificate to the club.
Turning Bee to be at Tom Cowan’s Shop on June 19th:
Loyd Akerman presented a fast paced video made at Tom Cowan’s of the preparation of bowl blanks for the Turning Bee. Thanks especially to Tom’s son who used his Timber King saw mill to cut slabs out of sugar maple logs.
Johnnie Brown reminded members of the Turning Bee which will be held on Saturday, June 19th. There should be ten lathes available for participants to use.
Tom Cowan reviewed the spindle turning workshop which will be held on Friday, June 18th, the day before the turning bee.
Falls Mill Picnic:
Felix Rees gave a report on the annual picnic and auction held at Falls Mill. Felix thanked all who made the event a success. The club sold over $800 at the action. The food was over the top and a good time was had by all.
Jigs and Templates Saturday Short Seminar:
Paul Fulks reminded members of the Jigs and templates seminar to be held at Matt Brothers Shop on June 26 from to A sign-up sheet was passed around for interested members to sign up.
The carvers meeting is held every 1st Saturday of the month at Phil Bishop’s Shop at
Show and Tell:
Loyd Ackerman brought in pictures of his latest project. Box beams to make a portable work table. Loyd built 2 box beams with the top made from Formica while the top from ˝ MDF with a gusset glued in every 8 inches in the beam. These beams along with saw horses make a sturdy support for a work table that is flat, light and easy to put up and take down.
Addington brought in five hollow vessels he turned. One was Apple and two were from Box
Elder. He finished them in Danish Oil
and wipe on poly. Loyd turned one from
Kevin Deuermeyer displayed two toy vehicles he made from Jack Daniels Oak staves. One was a truck and the other a coupe that also had Beech, Walnut and Cherry wood. He finished them in polyurethane.
Hazel brought in a bowl he turned form a piece of wood he found on the
road. He calls this wood road kill. Jay also displayed a bowl he turned from Red
Cedar which came from the Stones River Battle Field. Jay attended the sharpening
Short displayed a football he turned from plans he found on the internet. The plans were made by a man in
Ralph Hand brought in a chest he made for Milner Carden. The chest was made from Walnut and Cherry. The Walnut chest ends were made from highly figured wide boards. The top was made from Cherry with Walnut banding. The chest was stunning in its overall appearance.
Jim Everett (artist in wood) brought in a stool he made from Cedar wood and finished with a new Minwax exterior finish. He also brought in three pictures he made using wood from Red Cedar, Eastern Red Cedar and Western Red Cedar. The pictures were of a mule, a horse, and a Bible. He then used a wood burner to create a wood burning picture on each background.
Jack Rowe brought in a spalted Bradford Pear bowl. He also displayed a broken file that he used to make a bead cutting turning tool. He turned two cups and baby rattle using the bead cutting tool he made.
program was presented by Wayne Sutter from Woodline