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Next Club General Meeting
April 9, 2019

Program - Veneering Furniture with Kevin Boyle
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Club Spring 2019 Classes
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Newsletter & Directory

The April 2019 Newsletter and several
prior Newsletters are available on the Club Menu

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March Meeting Review
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Latest Video Presentations
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Wood Bending Methods by John Twedt - March 2019

Bob Ibbotson’s Shop - Oct 2018

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Club Info Updated 
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Updated through 2017
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Turning Tutorial - Go to Links

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New Gallery Photos

Show & Tell - March 2019

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At our meeting on April 9th, Kevin Boyle of WOOD Magazine will present a program on veneering furniture projects. Kevin will demonstrate how to make a simple (but beautiful) book-matched veneer panel. He is an excellent instructor, who offers practical solutions to veneering problems and "demystifies" the process. We look forward to Kevin's presentation.

Update: Logged-in Members can follow this link to watch our video of John's presentation.

Meeting was called to order by President Chuck Haas.

Reports:

Library:

  • Librarian Eugene Harms reported that the library usage was increasing. Donations of books and magazines were always welcomed; however duplicates would be put out for members to take.

Update: Logged-in Members can follow this link to watch our video of Jim's presentation.

Meeting was called to order by President Chuck Haas.

The president of the local chapter charity, Sleep in Heavenly Peace (www.SHPbeds.org), spoke to the members. SHP is a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit serving children in need. It is volunteer driven organization with 100% of the donations going toward building children’s beds. The chapter recently did a build at the home show, 45 beds were built! The organization needs wood, supplies, tools and volunteers. If members are interested they should contact Chapter President Spencer VandeBerg at 515-954-0678.

 

Calendar

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April General Meeting
Tue, April  9, 2019 – 7:00 pm
Woodsmith Store
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DM Woodturners Club
Sat, Apr 13, 2019 – 1:00 pm
Woodsmith Store
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SIG - Furniture Making
Sat, April 13, 2019 – 9:30 am
Woodsmith Store
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Club Spring 2019 Classes
Chuck Haas' Shop
Sat, Mar 30th & Apr 6th - 9:00 am
   Hand Tools Basics
Sat, Apr 27th & May 4th - 9:00 am
   Hand Tools Advanced
Sat, May 18th - 9:00 am
   Sharping
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