New Profile.

We have a new profile on our member’s page. Have a look at Gordon Munn’s profile HERE.

Gord doing what he loves.

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Interesting video.

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.

Watch here.

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June 2016 Meeting.

Twenty-six members attended the June meeting, our last one until September. A few highlights to mention:

021. 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.

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