August 2014 Newsletter

Thursday August 14, 2014 Meeting Minutes

40 members and 1 guests in attendance

Treasurer’s report: $1568.81 plus $379 from grant

Librarian’s report: New DVDs

Old business

  • Pens for Troops supplies arrived

  • Festus Turning Day is August 16 – 9:00am – ?

  • Twin CIty Days (Sept 6)

  • Arnold Library Display set up at 9:00am

New business



  • October turning Day at Paul’s is October 18, 9:30

  • Woodcarver’s Show in Belleville, Nov 1&2 paperwork in, tablecloths required

  • Carrie will be teaching Beginning Woodturning at Grand Center Craft Alliance

  • Kat is looking for a motor to be rewound.  Commercial Electric was recommended.

  • Craft Supplies has $4.99 shipping for one more day

  • We need a nursing home for the birdhouse project

  • Paul Krautmann has mahogany suitable for birdhouse ornaments

Show and Tell


  1. Paul Hoffman – Walnut bowl, Stained bowl, giant Cherry bowl, PVC shreds

  2. Paul Krautmann – Oak Candleholders, Cherry Bowl, Burr Oak bowl

  3. Mike Ruch – Open Segmented vessel, Cherry vase, Stave turned vessel, Cherry clock

  4. Jan – Rosewood Natural Edge saucer

  5. Gail – Segmented urn, Florida mahogany square bowl, wing bowl

  6. Eric Haas – Open segmented bowl

  7. Glen Bond – Catalpa Appetizer tray

  8. Gib – Celtic knot pens, spindle, miniature goblet

  9. Dave Collins – Box Elder bowl

  10. Mike Short – Laminated wood bottle stoppers

  11. Roger – Hackberry thin bowl

  12. Mark Carpenter – Holly vase, Persimmon Box, Unknown box, Unknown vessel with African Blackwood finial, Segmented Bowl

  13. Kat Stegall – Pod vessels, Ebony bottle stopper

  14. Terry Eiler – Walnut natural edge bowl, plum natural edge bowl, Giant pine bowl


Instant Gallery of Show and Tell Items


President’s Challenge


The challenge this month was a thin-turned bowl.  Jerry Cox won

  1. Craig – Natural edge bowl

  2. Roger – Walnut thin walled goblet

  3. Mike Ruch – Walnut segmented bowl

  4. Terry Eiler – Oak Natural Edge wing bowl

  5. Paul Hoffman – Hamburger

  6. Mike Short – Cherry bowl

  7. Keith – Laminated bowl

  8. Dave Collins – Box Elder Bowl

  9. Jerry Cox – Curly maple with died basswood art piece

Instant Gallery of President’s Challenge Items



Kat demonstrated turning pens

Next month’s President’s Challenge is a pen



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