January 2018 Meeting
Twenty-seven members milled about, chatting and exchanging stories until president Paul called the meeting to order.
– a discussion about having vendors present at our symposium this summer. A committee of four will report back on the various issues if this is to happen.
– Frank Denny will purchase a full range of Abranet sandpaper, cut it into 3 ft. lengths and make it available for members. The first 10 people to contact Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org will get in on the deal.
DEMO by Duncan Birch
With typical Duncan humor we were treated to a working demo of how to make and use a “Rose Motor” or perhaps a “Lilac Motor”. For those who do not know of the turning movement for making a “Rose Engine” click HERE for one example. This is a picture of a “Rose Engine” of the complicated kind.
This is a picture of Duncan’s “Rose Motor” at a fraction of the cost of the real deal “Rose Engine”
Duncan did a great job of making the jig and explaining how it works. He brought along a recent flask with one of the decorated medallions incorporated into each side.
For a full account of the demo click HERE.
You can view all of the pictures from the meeting by clicking HERE.
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