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September Meeting Minutes 2018



Vice President Greg Hull called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  

  1. General statements made by the Vice President were: GUILD DUES–Yearly dues for 2019 being collected and are $20.00 (members receiving e-mail) and $25.00 for members wanting a paper copy (US MAIL). See CAROL or JOHN FREEHAND to get signed up.
  2. CHARITABLE PROJECT – Thanks to those that have supported our charitable project “TOOLS FOR

                   TEENS” . A portion of our dues go to to this project.

  1. SHOP TOURS – At present we are looking at 2019 to get something on the calendar-get your name on the SHOP TOUR list. We always learn something at these shops.
  2. GUILD LOGO SHIRTS- HATS- Order your preferences now– check with ARLIE REIMER.
  3. FACEBOOK– Available now – check with Greg.
  4. PICTURE ROSTER- Official pictures are now available-if you have not had your picture taken please do so at the next meeting.
  5. FIELD TRIP – Don’t forget to think of new places that we can visit that will expand our knowledge of wood working skills.
  6. MEETING NOTICES – During bad weather tune to CHANNEL 41 for any cancellation.
  7. GUEST/VISITORS – Attendance was 71. Welcome and please sign the registry (this gets you a copy of the Newsletter for the next two months).


Doc Dale had TWO TURNED SEGMENTED VASES;  Bob Rubin had SCROLL SAWN TRAINS, ELEPHANT FAMILY and a KLEENEX BOX;  Harold Young had a CROSS and a SEGMENTED BOWL; Preston Goodwin had a PORCH SWING; John Wood had a CARVED CHARACTERIZED SQUIRREL: Gary Booth had a BEE SWATTER and a BUMBLE BEE CHASER METHOD; Leonard Shackles had a COFFEE GRINDER and a SEGMENTED BOWL; Jay Helland had a WARDROBE CHEST or a TOOL CHEST. Hope we did not miss anyone’s project and remember you are entered in a raffle when you participate in SHOW & TELL.


PROGRAM –Vice President Greg stated that the program for tonight would be presented by Member Mike Chapman and would be about a MID CENTURY MODERN CHAIR -CUSTOMIZED. This would be a design that he modified from features defined in other chairs that were more to his liking and need. As with most projects of this type it is the patterns that are essential to building a replica of a vintage chair, but there are times when the “EYES VIEW” is the tool that is required to fabricate that one special piece.  Mike showed in detail the many joints that were used and the fact that very few mechanical fasteners were required due in part to their slip fit. When a fine furniture piece such as a chair is finished the question still remains “Is a chair meant for sitting or display?”. Thanks to Mike and we look forward to more of his projects. Don’t forget to help Vice President Greg Hull by keeping a lookout for anything that would be of interest to our members and thank him for his efforts to bring us a program each month.

NEXT MEETING –OCTOBER 09, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Vice President Greg closed the meeting at 9:00 p.m..

Respectfully submitted,

Bill Akers  .

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