• Vol 33 / Issue 1
  • January 2018
  • Editor, Richard Gulley

Next Meeting January 18th

The January meeting will be at 6:30 pm on the 18th at the University of Tennessee Space institute, room H111.

About The Program

January's program is "Building A Timber Frame House" a presentaion by Wayne Hawkins


It looks like 2018 is off to a great start. Here's the line-up for the next several months

Officers for 2018

Welcome to Our New Members

There were no new members reported in December, but we had two guests - Jerry Janesek and Jeremy Price.

Carver's Corner

Wood Carving Seminar with Adina Huckins.

The carvers are continuing to meet twice a month on the first and third Saturday's of the month from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at Jim Jolliffe's shop, located at Jolliffe Acres Lane, Tullahoma, TN.

Last Month's Show and Tell

Doug Dunlap

Doug Dunlap showed a pretty carved mallard duck made from the carving seminar with Blu Pau.

Doyle McConnell

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 he carved.

Johnnie Brown

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

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

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

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

Ross Roepke brought a nice box he made using crown molding with walnut finish.

Dan Earle

Darren 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

John Hartin showed a number of handmade tools, some belonging to his grandfather and father. He explained how we can save by making tools specially 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

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

Loyd Ackerman brought a few plaques made on CNC using new 3D program. One was a horse made of cherry and 2 decorative plaques made of maple.

Mickey Knowles

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

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

Dave Duesterhaus showed a pretty mahogany box he made and finished with lacquer.

Mike Broadrick

Mike Broadrick had pictures of queen headboard and foot board he made of maple, walnut, oak, and side rails of poplar.

Matt Brothers

Matt Brothers had pictures of an old Studebaker he is restoring. He also showed two craftsman night stands, part of a bedroom suite he made of white oak, stained provincial and lacquer finish.

Jim Arnold

Jim Acord 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.

Richard Gulley

Richard Gulley brought a dough bowl of bass wood. He also had a sign made of oak he made for a friend.



Links of Interest

Any new internet finds? Let me know of any juicy wood related sites you come across and I will share them here.

For Sale/Trade/Give Away

If you have items for sale or trade, let Loyd Ackerman know and he will post to the website list.

Club Sponsors

The following companies are supporters of the TVW club. Click on their logo to go to their web site.


Klingspor Woodcraft
Craft Supplies Woodline
Builders Supply