February 2013 Newsletter

 

February 14, 2013 Meeting Minutes

28 members and 1 guest were present.

Treasurer’s report: $1390 after expenses and top sales from the show

Librarian absent

Old business

  • After a top blank-making workshop we have an inventory of 440 top blanks
  • Still waiting on shirt and cap prices from Joe
  • AAW not providing insurance – Our insurance covers theft, aaw does not
  • Dues money due starting next month

NEW BUSINESS

  • Woodworking show was successful.  We sold $98 worth of tops.
  • After wood show discussions we are seeking  a volunteer for natural edge bowl demonstration
  • Festus Band building has been secured for future meetings and 2 Saturday events.  We discussed possibly refinishing the floors in exchange for free use.
  • We are committed to a booth at the festival the weekend before the 4th (June 29th and 30th)
  • Spring turning day will be Saturday, April, 27th
  • May 18th will be first Saturday event in the new location.

Show and Tell

9 members brought items show and tell.

  • Joe Whitener – 2 Cocobolo Turkey calls
  • Gib – Acrylic pen and carbide tool handle for pens
  • Glen Bond – Segmented wine chiller/vase
  • Roger – salvaged pen
  • Mike Short – Small segmented bowl and steady rest
  • Eric Haas – Soapwood, antler pens
  • Paul – Giant maple bowl
  • Tim – Diamond Wheel dresser handle
  • Craig – Pine Candle holder, large cherry bowl
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Instant Gallery of Show and Tell Items

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President’s Challenge

The President’s challenge was a lidded vessel.  There were 15 entries with a four-way tie between Craig, Joe Bell, Eric Haas, and Jerry Cox won.

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Instant Gallery of President’s Challenge Items

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Demonstration

The demonstration was postponed due to a lack of equipment.