B.W.C Brandon Wood Workers Club July’s Newsletter President Ruth’s Minutes: Greetings Fellow Woodworkers, Our meeting started at 7:00 P.M. on 08 July 08. Terry Sanchez explained how the Library operates and encouraged everyone to take advantage of it. All members are welcome to make use of it. Gene Simmons sold $16.00 in 50/50 tickets and the winner me I won $ 8.00. First time in a long time ( thanks ). Brady Placek gave the Treasurers report and we have 36 paid members. Bill Dixon needs updated email addresses to ensure everyone receives the newsletter. Also check with the Link on the Web for the newsletter. Art Falcone reminded everyone to get your projects ready for the fair. Also a category of "degree of difficulty" will also be judged once again. also has axels and wheels available for making toys. Keep on making those toys for the Girls and Boys. Our program for: August will be presented by Frank Gabriel who carves fish September will be presented by Joe White Jr. on Phase 2 of Windsor chair making. New Business: Think about new officers for 2009. The Stake body truck made by Mary Anne Tempest will be auctioned off at the August meeting. The program tonight was presented by Maryann Tempest. She demonstrated how she makes handles and sheaths for knifes. Brady Placek won the Show and Tell $10 gift card from Lowes. Meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M. John Sheldon and our Vice Pres. Don Cnossen brought excellent refreshments for all. Thanks to John's wife for her efforts for the excellent taffy. MMMMM Good. Thanks Guys. Marvin Lopez reported we only have 191 toys made and we need many more to keep up with past years distribution. He Respectfully submitted by: Ruth East, Pres. Treasury Report: By Brady Placek Beginning balance Income Dues 50/50 Expenses Rent Refreshments Web Site Show –n-Tell prize Ending Balance $1020.27 25.00 8.00 -----------$ 33.00 20.00 10.00 45.00 10.00 ------------$ 85.00 $ 968.27 Website: The website has had 4250 hits on it so far. The link to the web site is http://www.brandonwoodworking.com Tim brought in this scroll saw piece. Tim has some software that scans a picture then will produce a scroll saw pattern from the scan Show-N-Tell Pictures Here Tim holds up the pattern and the start of scroll work in the wood. This is the stake truck made by Maryann Which will be auctioned at August Meeting Here is a pretty scroll saw piece brought in by Ruth We had a pretty lengthy discussion on how Brady should mount these drawers in a safe. Here Maryann is holding a knife in a sheath that she made. And as always Bill will be sending out the picasa web site for bigger versions of the July meeting pictures. This is a 2 drawer stack that Brady is making for a client.
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