August 2015 Meeting

 

 

Home

About Us

Meetings

Member Galleries

Processes and Tools

Forums

Wood Information

Turning Classes

Local Events

Tool Suppliers

Classified Ads

 

August 8th Meeting Recap:

 

 Here’s a short recap of the August meeting. I was tied up with family obligations and couldn’t make the meeting. VP Lynn Southward presided over the meeting with 30 turners in attendance. Ron Olin reported we had $XXXX.xx (see Tom or Ron) in our Treasury. Jim Nickless brought snacks and coffee. Our Challenge was to turn a segment piece and the winners were: Novice- Jim Siefert, Intermediate-Ted Wilkins, Advanced - Lynn Southward. 

 

Our demonstrator was Thomas Olechiw. He turned a platter and embellished it with aniline dyes. When finished he took the platter back to his shop where was going to complete the finishing and mail it back to Lynn. It should be available and will be raffled off at our next meeting on Sept. 12th. It sounds like Tom enjoyed the visit to our club and said he would be willing to return in the future for another demo. 

 D9.jpg (162579 bytes) D11.jpg (113277 bytes) D12.jpg (129469 bytes)

 D14.jpg (121128 bytes) D19.jpg (117924 bytes) D16.jpg (99897 bytes)

 D18.jpg (128676 bytes) D17.jpg (157309 bytes) D20.jpg (113679 bytes)

  D25.jpg (133097 bytes) D26.jpg (124347 bytes) D27.jpg (107339 bytes)

 D21.jpg (98514 bytes) D22.jpg (77810 bytes) D28.jpg (142560 bytes)

 D1.jpg (128631 bytes) D2.jpg (155341 bytes) D4.jpg (139272 bytes) D5.jpg (141786 bytes)

 D23.jpg (94047 bytes) D24.jpg (96040 bytes)

 D8.jpg (158025 bytes) D6.jpg (122930 bytes) D3.jpg (177633 bytes)

 

 

The challenge for the September 12th meeting will be to turn a platter of any size. The bigger the better. Embellish it if you like. Lynn Southward will be doing the demo on making cabinet pulls. He’ll be including instruction on making a jig to make the process easy. 

 

The next meeting will be on September 12th at the same location and time. 

10:00AM at the Christ Episcopal Church.  Hopefully we will see you there!

 

  Click Here to View The Map of Our New Meeting Location

 

The pictures below show some of the items brought in for the monthly President's Challenge "Segmented Turning" and show-and-tell.  Congratulations to our August President's Challenge winners Jim Siefert-Novice, Ted Wilkins-Intermediate and Lynn Southward-Advanced!   As always, thanks to all of those that brought in items for the President's Challenge, show and tell, and those that brought in flag bases for our veterans.  

 PC7.jpg (89296 bytes) PC6.jpg (94186 bytes) PC5.jpg (101118 bytes)

 ST1.jpg (171287 bytes) ST2.jpg (166350 bytes) 

 

 

Jim Nickless was kind enough to put together a list of available resources for our club library.  Here is a link to Jim's list:  Library List

 

We are starting a mentoring program for our membership.  If you are willing to help by fielding questions, please get in touch with any of the club officers. 

Don't forget about our special challenge of turning wooden flag holders for our veterans at the Ann Arbor VA hospital.  All bases should have a 3/16" hole to accept the flag.  Lloyd Niederriter brought this need to our attention.  He has been heading the program and is shown below holding one of the holders made by our members. 

 V1.jpg (207806 bytes) ST1.jpg (102898 bytes) FB1.jpg (187610 bytes)

 ST1.jpg (106405 bytes) ST4.jpg (262750 bytes) ST2.jpg (237789 bytes)

Click Here For More Pictures On Page 2