TVW Minutes -- July 19, 2011


President Vince Zaccardi called the meeting to order at 7 PM


New members

               Lee Cavett ---- Normandy

Ann Hindman ---- Tullahoma

Connie Brown ---- Tullahoma

Nathan Bowman ---- Sewanee

Events (General)

               Sept 18 thru 24                  Coffee County Fair

               October 22                         Fall Seminar at Cowan Artisans

               Reminder:  October 22 is the Roberts Studio Open house in Gatlinburg

               December 9                       Christmas Party at Decherd Church of the Nazarene

Events (Carvers)

               First Saturday of every month at Phil Bishop’s Shop

               September 17,18,19        Polly Crockett Festival at Cowan

               October 15,16                   Webb School Festival at Bell Buckle

               November 6,7                   Huntsville Show at Huntsville


               Asking all members to get their photos taken for the roster

               Reminded members that many have still not paid their dues (which were due in November)

               Pointed out the availability of green wood from several sources

Old Business                     

               Ken Miller suggested a ‘fine’ for not wearing a badge – discussion/no motion

New Business

               Announcement and demonstration of the Club’s new Forum – Loyd Ackerman

               Inquiry from Tullahoma Fine Arts Center for participation in show there

               Representative of Habitat for Humanity made pitch


Show and Tell

Loyd Ackerman – Sketchup table design and dry fit photos

Tom Gillard – Flag Box

Ross Roepke – Pine section stool, Mahogany/Rosewood table/

Jim Everitt – Walnut plaques with art carved in cedar

Bob Addington – Inlay created with mirror images carved with Shark CNC machine

Ralph Hand – Cherry and Walnut Table with Poly finish, coffee table made from pine with cherry trim

Doyle McConnell – Peppermill from pencil wood

Jay Hazel – Platter from walnut crotch, Maple platter, birch bowl, several small items, discussed spring loaded steb center and collet chuck

Dug Dunlap – Walnut screwdriver handle, Walnut handle for magnetic pickup

John Lucas –Table with many spindles made with Vega duplicator.

Geoff Roehm – very sharp 3/8” chisel which would cut your ankle if you were to drop it

Chuck Taylor – Hackberry vase and maple bowl

Richard Gulley – New store bought Wood River plane.  $138  Very sharp out of box.


Program on “Making Tools” by John Lucas from Crossville              

Submitted -- LLA