TENNEESSEE VALLEY WOODWORKERS
Meeting June 19. 2018
Vince Zaccardi V.P.) opened meeting at 6:30pm.
Guest: Constance Hawley and Steve Schenck
Jim Jolliffee announced no carvers meeting 1st Saturday July due to conflict.
Loyd Ackerman - Summer Seminar with Ronnie Young August 25th at Decherd Church of the Nazarene. Fee $30.00 includes lunch.
Vince said he was contacted about exhibition at Tullahoma Arts Center next year. Asked if there is any interest. Loyd expressed that he thinks we should concentrate on one large event that we can control. Members felt that proper thing for us to do.
Vince also had been contacted to assist with Greeway project in Tullahoma. He said if anyone wants to help let him know.
Life in Patterns works of Laura Petrovich-Cheney at Belmont University till Sept7th. Works from reclaimed materials from Gatlinburg fires and hurricane Sandy.
President Karen Browing took over meeting. Gave a brief lesson on tree rings.
Note: Fine Woodworking Magazine going to close.
June 23rd – Club Picnic - Falls Mill
July 17th - Jim Jolliffee – Building with pine bark
Aug 21st – David Sapp – TBD
Aug 25th - Summer Seminar
Karen notified membership of the passing of member Larry Dameworth.
SHOW and TELL:
Doug Dunlap showed a pepper mill made of cherry and walnut. He also had a pepper mill made of plywood. Finish tung oil and lacquer.
Bob Addington made bear claws on CNC used to stir vegetables or salad.
Vince Zaccardi brought 2 bowls made of Mimosa. One had a decorative rim and both finished with lacquer. He also spoke of hearing safety and importance of ear protection.
Tony Murphy showed a table made of cherry finish shellac. He made this table from a class with Larry Bird in Dandbridge tn.
Chuck Taylor displayed pepper mill made of walnut and maple. He had a made of apple finish lacquer. He also displayed a large bowl of made from apple burl. The bowl is unique as it had large rough hole on side. Finish satin lacquer.
Jim Accord showed a flute made of cedar and finished with wipe on poly. His granddaughter, Constance Hawley, played for members.
Richard Gulley brought some decorative Christmas stars made on CNC. One he explained not right as machine started over fer he changed bit. He told club he bought Richard Stark's shop with many interesting items.
Of others spend week at Aeromont in Gatlinburg each
PROGRAM: Bill Mauzy – Bowl Turner
Bill has been turning for 14 years and is a member of Tn. Association of Woodturners. He with a number of others spend a week at Aeromont in Gatlinburg turning. Bill said what he likes about turning is working with his hands.
Bill went through process starting with log, how to cut it, rough out and finish. He uses min-wax antique oil finish.
He displayed a number of items he made and described how he made them. He showed a bowl he obtained from Tom Church's wife. He said may sell and donate money to charity.
He stressed the importance of eye and lung safety while working.