November 17, 2006

Meeting 18

Waxhaw Woodturners
Minutes September 5, 2006
6:30pm
Demonstration on Pepper Mills
By David McKeithan, President
Waxhaw Woodturners

Meeting called to order by President McKeithan

Financial Report by Moe Gingerich, Secy.-Treasurer
Attendance: Ed Lysak, David Powles, Dave McKeithan, Joan McKeithan, John Hutchinson, Jason Hopkins, Melvin DeWalt, Moe Gingerich, Robin Russell.

Announcements:
Our Club will be demonstrating and showing woodturning expertise at the Autumn Treasurers in Waxhaw, NC on Oct. 14-15, 2006. The Southern Piedmont Woodturners will again be assisting us in the double booth. Volunteers are needed from our club to man the booth and turn some simple items for show and demonstration. Please call Dave McKeithan if you can help.

The Basics Class for beginning Woodturners is scheduled for September 23 at 1:00pm. - 4:00. Included will be Basic Tools, techniques, sharpening among other helpful topics will be covered. President Dave McKeithan is the instructor.

New members recently are Jason Hopkins, Ed Lysak, Melvin DeWalt, and Richard Hanson. WELCOME to our club and we want you to feel part of the group. If we can be of assistance please ask. We want to help you turn.

The Sept-Oct AAW Journal is arriving at the present. All members of our Club are encouraged to join the National organization -the American Association of Woodturners. Many benefits are available to members including lending library of instructional videos, a Resource Booklet, and many helps to the beginning or advanced woodturner. This is not mandatory but very helpful. The next AAW Symposium is scheduled for June 29-July 1, 2007.

President McKeithan presented making the Pepper Mill. Dave expertly showed the boring and turning and many different variations for salt and pepper vessels. It was a very good demonstration.
Raffle was held with many participants and the proceeds to be entered into the club coffers amounted to $ 35
Presented by Moses Gingerich, Secretary-Treasurer