January 2006 Projects 


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 The January meeting was kicked off by our Past President, Walter Mason, presenting awards for Golden Hammer and Woodworker of the Year

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Dottie Forbes and Gary Rowen share the coveted Golden Hammer Award for 2005.
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Rich Thomas and Jack Hutchison share the honor of Woodworker of the Year for 2005


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Bill Cole and Lon Kelley received awards from Dottie Forbes for their roles in producing the most toys for the toy drive.  Lon Kelley was not present.
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John Jackson for his work in developing a membership packet.
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 Loretta Buckley and Bill Hochmuth for providing coffee service for club members. Bill was not present.
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Bill Cole for his work in preparing membership badges.
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Ester Stokes and Blaine Stokes for their work with the video library. Blaine was not present.
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John Gay for his work in maintaining the book library.
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James Robertson as member of Board of Directors
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Gary Rowen as member of Board of Directors and Webmaster
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Bill White for his work as Newsletter Editor
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Betty Godso, from Mission of Yahweh, spoke to club members about the joys of helping children and how toys for children help brighten their days. She thanked us by blessing us with a prayer.
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Lou Schamble, a representative from Stanley and Bostitch Tool spoke to club members about the latest innovations in pneumatic tools. Lou stands behind the table of freebies given out to members -- hey guys! - see what you missed if you weren't at the meeting.
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John DeBender wins the door prize today


Show and Tell Projects for January


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Steve Wavro, who was Master of Ceremonies, presented a scrollsawed clock of Tiger wood which is a gift for a golf coach.
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Mark Bolinger shows club members a Stanley Libery Bell block plane which he found in an Indiana antique store then refurbished.  The plane celebrated the 100th anniversary of US Independence.
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Ted Ojevich demonstrates the manually operated bird house door knocker that he crafted.  The other is electric and works from a push-button. Ted also leans on a artistically carved cane that he crafted
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Rich Thomas shows how to hold one of his two mallets made of Ipe (pronounced eepay)  Note that the shape of the head and handle are pentagonal.
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Al Morrow shows a laptop desk made by Terry Lacy at Rockler
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Ken Kooser tells club members about his box of Spanish Cedar, Bloodwood, Teak, and Zebrawood.
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Jack Hutchison explains how he crafted his tables of inlayed antique veneer taken from an old bedrail.  Jack sealed the surface with Shellac and then topped with an oil varnish mix. The veneer rests upon a pine substrate.
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Rich Thomas talks about his table of African Mahogany stained with a mix of red oak, walnut and ebony then finished with wipe-on polyurethane.
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 Louie and Rebecca Powers stand alongside their Dad, James Powers, as he explains that his Christmas decoration is made of signboard plywood.  The moving pieces are motorized. 
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Fred Sandoval explains how his cleverly made a project holder that cost only $25.00 which is a pittance compared to what a store bought would cost.  A bowling ball allows freedom of movement until it is tightened.
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Mike Turner shows club members a work bench of 2s4 sized for his 7-year old son
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Ridg Gilmer demonstrates how he used his home made jig to cut corner grooves to accomodate splines.


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