Minutes for December 18, 2012 meeting


President Vince Zaccardi called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

             *Guest: There were (3) guests in attendance

. *New Members: There were no new members

  *Members in attendance were 49



            *Sign the Super Door Prize List

*Vince Zaccardi reminded all guest to sign the guest sheet.

            *General meeting always on the third Tuesday of each month

            *Carvers meeting are always the first Saturday of each month

*A clipboard was passed around for members to sign up for the grand door prize at the Christmas party.



*Vince Zaccardi announced the new officers for the 2013 year are as followed:

            President                     Kevin Deuermeyer

            Vice President                        Karen Kerce Browning

            Treasurer                    Bob Addington

            Secretary                     Fred Heltsley

            Publicity                     Phil Meyers

            Splinter Editor                        Chuck Taylor

*Vince Zaccardi announced that Bill Ward’s name had been drawn as the Grand Prize winner of a $250.00 gift card from Woodcrafters, during this year Christmas Party.  

*Loyd Ackerman announced that the Forum was down and that it was being worked on to hopefully restore it so that it can be used again.

*Bob Addington informed the membership that dues for the 2013 year are now due.

Vince Zaccardi spoke about a website named “The Patriot Woodworker's” (Help a Marine Get Back in the Woodshop).  This is a wood worker community that helps provide housing for our disabled troops. mailto:thepatriotwoodworker=verizon.net@cmail5.com]


Club events for 2013:

* T.A.W. Symposium (Tennessee Association of Wood Turners) will be held on Jan 25 & 26, 2013 in Nashville, Tn.

*Exposition will be held at the University of the South inside the Sewanee Gallery on May 19-26, 2013.

*Club Picnic will be in May.

*Coffee County Fair will be the 3rd Week in September.

*Christmas Party will be 1st Friday in December.

*Turning Bee is TBA.

*Seminars, Workshops, Shop Tours are all TBA.



Carvers Event:

            *Meetings are held at Phil Bishops shop the 1st Saturday of each month

            *Cornbread Festival will be at the end of April.

            *Dogwood Festival is held in early May.

            *Polly Crockett Festival will be in mid September.

             *Huntsville Show will be sometime in November or December.


Old Business

            *Dues are due.

            *Tools for Sale on the club web page.



*Super Show and Tell for the December meeting:

Bob Leonard- carving collection from 20 years ago by using only a pocket knife

Vince Zaccardi- turned a vase

Henry Davis-Made a stool from a workshop that Tom Cowan presented in 1999.  Henry wove the seat into it at a later date.

Jim Acord- created 2 pepper mills from the Pepper Mill Workshop hosted by Doyle McConnell

Ken Burgess- showed 2 Whimsical houses that he had carved from cotton wood.

Ross Roepke- had made a lidded box and showed a jig that he uses for making table legs.

Chuck Taylor- made a bread board from Maple and used mineral oil as a finish.

Allen Odell- created a baby cradle from Cherry and was asking for suggestions what to finish it with.

Bob Reese- displayed is first fiddle that he had created in 1991 made from curly Maple.  His wife played it for us.

Jim Everett– displayed several pieces of intarsia.  One of the pieces was of a horse made from band sawed popular.

Tom Cowan- displayed 2 doors that he had inlayed for a corner cabinet that he is making.  One door is inlayed with an eagle made from curly maple and the smaller door is inlayed with a tulip that is sand shaded to give a contrasting image.

Matt Brothers- had made a chest from Mahogany that was finished with Danish oil and lacquer.

Bob Addington- created several items with his new CNC machine alone with lidded boxes.

Loyd Ackerman- displayed several segment bowls that he had created.  One was segmented bowl with staves which will be part of a program that he will do in February.

Milner Carden- showed a replica of the Space Shuttle that had been made from wood.

Jim Acord –showed a pair of pants that he was wearing while using a chain saw.  These pants had been cut with the saw but had not cut him.  He stressed that chaps should always be worn when you using a chain saw for safety.

Jay Hazel- showed several turned items that he had made including a turned lidded boxes.  He also made several turned Christmas ornaments.

Tom Cowan- showed two pieces of inlayed that his son had made.

Doug Dunlap- made several Christmas ornaments.

John Hartin- had created a library lamp that has over 100 pieces of quarter sawn oak.  He also had turned a bowl from a cube of wood by using off center points.

Riley Earle- had made several Christmas ornaments by using a scroll saw.

Mickey Knowles- had turned 3 bowls, 1 was a blank left over from the turning bee along with 2 from spaulded Maple.

Sharron Wright- carved an Indian which was her fourth Indian she has carved.  This Indian had taken her over a 1 ½ years to complete.

Tom McGill- create box from some old pine from a house that was over 150 years old.

Newt Wright- had created a piece from a scroll saw pattern by using jewelers saw.