TENNEESSEE VALLEY WOODWORKERS
MINUTES MEETING April 17, 2018
Meeting called to order by President Karen Browning at 6:30pm.
Karen gave brief lesson on Dogwood tree and challenged members to make something with dogwood.
Visitor – Alice Jenson
Paul Jalbert gave treasurer's report. 68% of members paid for 2018.
Carvers meet 1st and 3rd Saturday at Jim Jolliffe's shop.
Shop tour April 21st of Tom Gillard and Jack Kincella's shops. Meet at Hardee's 8:30am Tullahoma.
Karen was contacted by Lorie Petty activities co-coordinator Brookdale Assisted Living. Asking if few members would bring pieces to show residents in early June.
Club Tool Sale – May 19th at Decherd Church of Nazarene. Vendor setup Friday 6:30pm Open Saturday
Summer Seminar – August 25th with Ronnie Young – English Bracket Clock
Club Picnic – June 23rd -Falls Mill (to verify site)
Richard Stark is selling dad's tools. Richard Gulley said they not prepared at this time.
Vince Zaccardi said Arts Alive in Tullahoma looking for vendors. $75.00 for space no commission.
Larry Wendland gave update of his injury.
Ross Roepke is to be featured in Highland Magazine.
SHOW AND TELL:
Doug Dunlap brought 2 walnut bowls. 1 bowl had cracked. The 2nd was finished with lacquer.
Doyle McConnell displayed a pepper mill made with 4 pcs of plywood and walnut. He showed the glue from the plywood was green.
Roland Bussler showed a group of bottle stoppers made from varies scraps. He showed how he used snap jewelry to decorate the tops.
Ross Roepke brought a stool made of cherry and finished with Danish oil. He also had a cross for church made of plastic which he said was a fun project.
Levon Jones had a folding child's rocker to use as a pattern. Finish Val spar sealer and painted white.
Bob Brown with the use of pictures showed furniture he made. 2 walnut tables, 2 desk of cherry, 1 white oak bookcase, and 1 communion table.
Richard Gulley showed a child's rocker made from a pattern from a previous show and tell. He also had a CNC sign “Sometimes My Train of Though Leaves the Station without me”.
Mickey Knowles displayed a bowl made from box elder finished with sanding sealer and lacquer.
Bob Leonard brought knives and sheaths he made using sycamore. He explained how he tries to get color on items.
Felix Reese showed a small wheelbarrow he made for his grandson. Made of Red Oak finished with marine spar varnish.
Program: Belvidere Box - Susan Church
Bronze Sculptures - Jeanie Stephenson
Susan told how she got started making boxes. She explained procedures for making a box, choosing wood, preparing stock, Marking and cutting. Finishes wit 2 coats of tung oil.
Jeanie explained the process of making bronze sculptures. Told how she makes molds, heats and pours.
The process takes a minimum of 1 week.
Both displayed their works and how they work on getting what the finish product looks like.