• Vol 29 / Issue 04
  • April 2014
  • Editor, Chuck Taylor

Next Meeting April 15th    

The April meeting will be at 7:00 pm on the 15th at the University of Tennessee Space institute, room H111.

About The Program

The April program will be presented by Doyle McConnell. His presentation topic will be “Computers and Woodworking”, in which he will discuss and demonstrate how he uses the computer to aid his woodworking projects.
Doyle always presents an excellent program for both the experienced and the beginning woodworkers. Come out and pick up some valuable tips and techniques from Doyle’s program.

See you at our April meeting on the 15th.




  Welcome to Our New Members

     Gary Bennett ---------- Wartrace 

    Judy Bennett ---------- Wartrace

     Dale Masuda --------------------- Tullahoma

(Joining at the March meeting)

Be sure to meet all of our new members and welcome them to the club.



Photos from 2013 Turning Bee ----



The annual TVW Turning Bee is scheduled for Saturday, May 10th at Larry Wendland’s shop at 224 Dunk Blanton Road; Tullahoma,TN; 37388.

This has been our most popular event for a number of years. Most of the club members got their turning “start” at one of our turning bees.

Reminder: In order to provide lunch for the group, Larry needs to know how many plan to attend. he asks that anyone who has not signed up for the Turning Bee and wishes to attend please send him an email at culets@gmail.com so that he can plan the included lunch.

Come on out and enjoy the fun and fellowship.The event will start at 8:30 AM and go on until everyone has a chance to turn.
The cost of the event is $10 each and will cover lunch and drinks. It is suggested that you bring a lawn chair for your comfort.
Questions should be directed to Larry Wendland. His contact information is Phone: (931) 563-7445; email; culets@gmail.com

Directions from I-24 exit 111: Head SW on TN55 for 4.8 miles to Belmont Rd. Turn right and go 1.3 miles to Rutledge Falls Drive.
Turn left on Rutledge Falls Drive for 1.5 miles to Rutledge Falls Road. Then turn right and go 1.7 miles and turn right on Dunk Blanton Rd. 224 will be on your right. (9.4 miles/18 minutes)

Directions from US 41A and Carroll Street in Tullahoma: Head NE 0.5 miles to S. Anderson St. and turn left. Go 0.8 miles and turn right on E. Hogan St. for 486 feet and take first left onto Country Club Dr. Go 1.3 miles and continue on Short Springs Rd. 3.2 miles and turn right on Rutledge Falls Rd. for 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Dunk Blanton Rd. 224 will be on your right. (6.2 miles/ 14 minutes).


April 26: Arts Festival in McMinnville. The Festival will have a full spectrum of the Arts. Contact Tisha Emberton for information 931-314-7049 or tishaemberton9@gmail.com for information or to enroll.
Karen Browning will be opening her building in McMinnville for the Arts Festival. She is inviting all of our club members to show or sell in the building during the event. There will be no fees – this is totally free for all concerned. She anticipates demonstrating wood turning out on the sidewalk in front of the building and would like other club members to participate. It will just be a fun day to show stuff and sit around and gab!

May 17: "Craft Arts Festival" in downtown Bell Buckle. Information will be available at the April club meeting.
Contact Karen Browning at 931-409-7858 or email her at karen.browning@tullahomacityschools.net for additional information on the above activities.


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The Carvers met at Jim Jolliffe’s shop on April 5. Five eager carvers were in attendance. Everyone worked on individual projects.

The carvers normally meet on the first Saturday of each month. Anyone interested in carving is welcome to attend these monthly meetings. There will be additional information at the regular club meeting concerning the date and location of the next Carver’s meeting.

Anyone interested in carving is welcome to attend these monthly meetings.


The next meeting of the flute circle will be Saturday April 19 at the Cowan Artist Guild. The meeting time is 10 AM.
The will be additional information at the regular monthly club meeting on April 15.

This group is for anyone interested in learning how to play the native flute. Even if you don’t have one, please come and we will take care of you.

Contact Ron Reimers @ 931-308-5196 or ronreimers@hotmail.com for additional information.
Come and join the fun and fellowship with the “Fluters”.



Be “in the know” in 2014! Live “on the edge” of great information and timely discussions of tricks and techniques from you fellow woodworkers. Participate in the TVW forum.

The forum is the place to “check out” and is booming with “expert” solutions to your woodworking problems and great advice.

You would absolutely be amazed at the wealth of knowledge that your fellow members have to offer at a great price!


The Club's Digital Library is being temporarily closed due to member inactivity in the use of the valuable information in the library. The disposition of the library content is unknown at this time.

If you would like to volunteer to be the club librarian and administer this important program, please contact your club president.

If you have checked out items in your possession, please return the items to Henry Davis at the April meeting.

Remember that selected DVD's can still be viewed on the Club website.

Panoply - Huntsville, AL

Photos from 2013 event----


The Panoply program will be held on April 25-27 in Huntsville, Alabama. Greg Myers is the activity contact. if you can help in this activity, please contact Greg. Additional information will be available at the March meeting.

 Cornbread Festival - South Pittsburg

Photos from previous event---


The Cornbread Festival is scheduled for April 26-27. the location is South Pittsburg. Contact Billy May if you are interested in participating in this event.