We have a new profile on our member’s page. Have a look at Gordon Munn’s profile HERE.
Earl Eidem sent me this link about a wind powered sawmill. It is well done and features an incredible feat of engineering from a bygone era.
Twenty-six members attended the June meeting, our last one until September. A few highlights to mention:
1. Some dates for 2017 have been set in an unusual flurry of advanced planning. Good work Paul on getting these dates set for insurance purposes.
March 25 – 26 for Matisho Memorial Turning at Waldheim.
May 4 – 7 Deb McLeod’s turning weekend.
June 22 – 25 Shell Lake turning weekend.
September 11. HCT meeting at Rick Hounjet’s. Only people who have made at least one mistake while turning are allowed to come!! Be prepared to bring a failed object to throw in the fire or describe a failed project.
2. Al Bakke brought some information about recent sales of good value woodworking equipment.
Call John at A.J. Plastics (306) 227-5578 for clamps (30 clamps at $1.00 ea.)
Call Ken Lowther (306) 384-8208 regarding a DeWalt scroll saw. Ken lives at 218 Sherry St.
3. Information on Shell Lake June 23 – 26. Click HERE for full details about Shell Lake.
Sat. June 25
9:00 am. Al Bakke will demonstrate the oneway coring system.
1:00 pm. Deb McLeod will demonstrate her therming jig.
4. Show and Tell, Duncan’s demo and the draw for prizes, finished off the meeting.
Duncan did a superb job of explaining how he made an effective, yet inexpensive vacuum chuck system.Click HERE for pictures of Show and Tell and the Demo.