Vol. 19, Issue 7 July 2009 JULY MEETI 7G The next meeting of the Valley Woodworkers will be held at 6:30 PM on July 9, at the club 9s meeting place at 302 12th Street, Dunbar . JU 7E MEETI 7G There were 45 people in attendance at the June meeting with one guest.
Welcome to Hank Jones from Charleston. Also welcome to new member Tom Liberatore from Scott Depot and returning member Larry Lipscomb from Elkview. A 7 7OU 7CEME 7TS The next jewelry box workshop is scheduled for July 18.
We will use the same morning and afternoon shifts as before. * * * * * * * The September meeting date will be changed to Friday, September 11, to accommodate the out-of-town demonstrator. The demonstrator will be Kim Winkle, a professor at Tennessee Tech University.
She will be discussing furniture construction design. * * * * * * * The annual picnic has been scheduled for September 19. The place and time to be determined.
* * * * * * * The Christmas banquet has been scheduled for December 11. It will be held in our meeting room and catered as last year. www.valleywoodworkers.org VALLEY WOODWORKERS OF WEST VIRGINIA, INC.
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following companies offer discounts to club members: Woodcraft Supply Parkersburg, WV - 10% - Show membership card. Klingspor Woodworking Shop - 10% - They receive our member list. Hartville Tool - 15% - They receive our member list.<br><br> FROM THE PRESIDE 7T We are indeed privileged to have the expertise of Molly and George as our presenters this month. They are blacksmiths in the traditional manner who produce their wares from a shop/farm near Poca. If you have time before the meeting, check out their web site at: http://members.citynet.net/sootypaws/index.html .<br><br> This site gives a pictorial demo of how they make Suffolk latches and butterfly hinges. As you will see, these are high quality items perfect for use in period reproductions. Allan McNeel TREASURER 9S REPORT Steve Boster reported that there is $5,639.00 in the club treasury.<br><br> As of the June meeting, we have 74 members in the club. REFRESHME 7TS Thank you to Maureen Helvey for furnishing the refreshments for the June meeting. Thanks to Larry Kirkhart for volunteering to bring the refreshments to the July meeting.<br><br> RAFFLE The raffle prize was a 10 inch Delta table saw blade and was won by new member, Tom Liberatore. DEMO 7STRATIO 7 Tom Schottle 9s demonstration was on turning bowls in green wood. He first discussed how he prepares the bowl blanks and how they are rough cut.<br><br> His first bowl was a traditional bowl where the top of the bowl has a smooth finished edge. The second bowl was a natural edge bowl, where the top edge is the bark of the tree. When a bowl is turned green, the wood is actually wet and slings water off as it 9s turning.<br><br> These bowls can be turned to the finished The following companies provided materials for last year 9s Salvation Army Christmas toy project. Please give them special consideration when you make a purchase or need materials for your projects: Blue Ridge Machinery & Tool, Cabinet Supplier Inc., Coastal Lumber Company, Evans Lumber Company, J.C. Hamer Lumber Company, Nitro Hobby and Craft, Teays Valley Hardware, West Virginia Marine, Toyota Motor Manufacturing of WV Inc.<br><br> & Woodcraft Supply. thickness, but may warp a little as they dry. More often, Tom turns the bowl leaving it extra thick and puts it in a paper bag and leaves it for six months or more until it dries.<br><br> He will the re-mount it on the lathe and turn it to the final thickness. CLASSIFIEDS For Sale: DeWalt 12 d sliding compound miter saw Model DW718 with mobile stand. Mobile stand still in box.<br><br> Both for $550.00. Contact Jerill Vance at 304-743-7264 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SAFETY 7OTE Power tools will frequently be used while working on club projects and during demonstrations at club meetings.<br><br> For your protection, safety glasses with side shields, and hearing protection will be required for members to participate in these activities. No exceptions will be made. Please bring your own safety glasses and hearing protection.<br><br> The club has some of these items, but we can not provide this equipment for everyone, all the time. You are responsible for your own safety! Note: Turning off hearing aids is not considered to be hearing protection.<br><br> SHOW A 7D TELL Doug Kemp showed one of his cscrap wood d lamps. Bob Shingleton brought a locomotive squirrel feeder that holds peanuts. He also showed a jewelry box in the shape of a doll house where the roof opened and the windows and doors were drawers.<br><br> He also brought sev- eral toy cars. Bill Morris showed a toy rubber band gun and a toy end loader. The bucket on the end loader worked like a real one.<br><br> VALLEY WOODWORKERS OF WEST VIRGI 7IA, I 7C. 302 12th Street. Dunbar, WV 25064 A non-profit organization formed for individu- als interested in woodworking and promoting woodworking through community service.<br><br> For more information, contact: Allan McNeel, President 586-1065 Peter Howell, 1st. Vice President 757-3997 Lloyd McIntyre, Vice Pres./Membership 744-8082 Andy Sheetz, Vice Pres./Toy Comm. 549-4929 Dan Pleska, Secretary/Newsletter Editor 546-2367 Steve Boster, Treasurer 562-7340 Mark Fowler, Librarian 744-1681 Larry Loftis brought several hand tools he made.<br><br> They included two hand planes, a mallet, a bow saw, and a marking gauge. John Gregor brought a horizontal router system that he designed him- self. Glen Jewell showed an antique repro- duction shaker style mirror made from curly maple.<br><br> Ian Moir showed a compost bin he made. The bin was made from pres- sure treated lumber. Lloyd McIntyre showed an antique transit.<br><br> Lloyd restored the carrying case and tripod. Valley Woodworkers of West Virginia, Inc. July Agenda Announcements Welcome new members and guests Raffle Refreshment volunteer - Thanks to Larry for this month Items for sale Committee Reports Treasurer - Steve Boster Toy Committee - Andy Sheetz Old Business Jewelry box workshop - update 7ew Business Show and Tell Break Demonstration Molly and George 3 Blacksmithing and Reproduction Hardware VALLEY WOODWORKERS OF WEST VIRGINIA, INC.<br><br> Valley Woodworkers 302 12th St. Dunbar, WV 25064