February 2014 Newsletter

February 13, 2014 Meeting Minutes

3 guests, 39 members

Treasurer’s report: $1027.46

Librarian’s report: Nothing new

Old business

  • Birdhouse handout, about 10 volunteers handed out 170 birdhouses

  • Pens for Troops, Craig, Gary, and Jim handed out about 85-90 pens

  • New Three-fold brochures were handed out at the Collinsville woodworking show

New business

  • Letter of inquiry about Firecracker Festival will be sent

  • Someone is looking for land to be cleared

  • Brent brought Osage Orange from Bellefontaine Cemetery

  • There are 2 LED lamps left

  • Demonstrations for the year are almost all assigned

 

Show and Tell

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  • Eric Haas – Spalted Maple Bowl, Segmented bowl with lid, Oak bowl
  • Steve White – sharpening jig
  • Mike Hermann, on behalf of his student Stefan – Open segmented bowls
  • Charlie Moriarty – Laminated bowl, mahogany and oak
  • David – Ambrosia Maple bowls, Red Elm bowl
  • Glen Bond – Segmented Maple bowl
  • Pat Bond – Gourd lamp, stand and bowl
  • Roger – Industrial split turning example results, cannon mold, split turned candle holder
  • Mike Short – Bottle stoppers
  • Tim V – Angel Ornament
  • Craig – Sanding attachment
  • Rob – Inside out candle holder
  • Terry – Holly bowl, Mulberry bowl, Apple bowls

Instant Gallery of Show and Tell Items

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President’s Challenge

The challenge this month was a split-turned piece

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  • Roger – Mahogany and Hackberry Napkin Holder
  • Craig Schmidt – Maple pieces
  • Eric Haas – Hearts
  • Mike Short – Chess pieces
Roger won the challenge

 

Instant Gallery of President’s Challenge Items

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Demonstration

Keith demonstrated off-center turning