TENNEESSEE VALLEY WOODWORKERS MEETING DECEMBER 19, 2017
President Paul Fulks called meeting to order at 6:30 pm.
Janesek and Jeremy Price
Paul Jalbert gave treasurer's report. 48%
members paid upcoming year's dues.
Christmas Party – Karen Browning –
All had great time. Good food and good fellowship.
Carvers – Meet 1st
and 3rd Sat. 8:30 am Jim Jolliffe's shop
Seminar January 27th-28th with
Adina Huckins. (see Splinters for details)
Officers for 2018:
President: Karen Browning Vice-President: Vince Zaccardi
Ferraro Treasurer: Paul Jalbert
Publicity: Pete Miller Newsletter Editor:
Membership: Chuck Taylor Web Editor – Forum: Loyd Ackerman
Upcoming Programs: January – Building A Timber Frame House – Wayne
February – Carving – Jim Jolliffe
March – Guitar Building –
April – Belvidede Box – Susan Church
Ed Naylor said
Jerry Duncan had a large amount of lumber to sell. Those interested to meet
CHRISTMAS SHOW AND TELL:
Doug Dunlap -- showed a
pretty carved mallard duck made from the carving seminar with Blu Pau.
Doyle McConnell -- brought a small birch container and a pointed container
with a separate piece to hold.
He also had a large segmented piece made
from Russian Plywood made to look like a wave. The piece was held by a hand
Johnnie Brown -- displayed a Christmas Ornament Tree made of
maple and small wrapped presents of scrap wood. Finish is sanding sealer and
wipe on poly.
Bob Leonard -- (Bolo Knifeworks) had a number of wooden
knives and sheaths made of different woods. They were different styles and
sizes. Some dating back to 1988.
Lytle Anderson -- showed a dulcimer made
from poplar, walnut, and pine he had in shop. He explained a few changes he
made in design.
Kathy Anderson -- displayed a (cardboard) harp made of
cherry with help of Fred Heltsley. The plans called for bottom of cardboard
but was replaced with wood. Sounded great.
Ross Roepke -- brought a nice
box he made using crown molding with walnut finish.
Dan Earle -- had saw
horses he made of Red Oak. He explained how to replace part if damaged and
small area needed for storage.
John Hartin -- showed a number of handmade
tools, some belonging to his grandfather and father. He explained how we can
save by making tools especially those for special needs. John also showed a
large bowl made of cherry crotch and showed how he used some of the tools in
making the bowl.
Bob Addington -- had a couple projects made on CNC. One
was a plaque made of cherry with Santa and Christmas scene. The other was a
snowman made of oak and painted.
Loyd Ackerman -- brought a few plaques
made on CNC using new 3D program. One was that of a horse made of cherry and
2 decorative plaques made of maple.
Mickey Knowles -- displayed a lamp
made of red oak with stained glass shade and sides. Finish with sanding
sealer. He explained that he and Tom Cowan had taken class on stain glass
and this was project he completed.
Chuck Taylor -- brought 2 small lidded
boxes made of holly, not finished. He also had a large pepper mill from
maple finished with lacquer.
Dave Duesterhaus -- showed a pretty box he
made of mahogany and finished with lacquer.
Mike Broadrick -- had
pictures of queen headboard and foot board he made of maple, walnut, oak,
and side rails of poplar.
Matt Brothers -- had pictures of an old
Studebaker he is restoring. Also showed craftsman bedroom suite he made of
white oak, stained provincial and lacquer finish.
Jim Arnold -- showed a
few carved pieces given to him over the years. (1) walnut shoe (2) calf
quail bird by Ray Berry (3) Locksmith a piece with balls inside.
Gulley -- brought a dough bowl of bass woo. He also had a sign made of oak
he made for a friend.
Meeting adjourned by President Paul Fulks.