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September 2018 Meeting Review
Gary Weeks, Secretary

Meeting was called to order by Chuck Haas. Before the meeting a social gathering and picnic took place outside the meeting room at Woodsmith. Thank you to the Programming Committee for organizing the social gathering.


-Member Dues: The Board has updated the policy for member dues renewal deadlines. Refer to the separate article in the Newsletter for additional information.

-Tools for Opportunity: Gene Pedersen reminded the group that Tools for Opportunity will be traveling to El Salvador and members interested in participating in the trip should contact Gene.

-Furniture SIG: The program this month will be on Kevin Ketelsen’s marble machine.

-Holiday Party/Meeting: Ron Hilliard presented options for possible changes to the current holiday party/December meeting.

-Library Minute: Eugene Harms reported that library inventory has been loaded onto the website within the members section. He invited members to check it out.


Representatives from the Saw-Stop company presented on developments in safe tool technology and demonstrated the Saw-Stop technology on a hot dog.

The shop tour video was of Frank Waterman’s shop.

Show and Tell:
-The winner was Brad Preston with Magnetic Knife Holder.

Members that brought projects to show were:
-Ben DeLong: End Table
-Bill Fanter: Carved Clock Face.
-Butch McClintic: Slideshow of Finished Cabinet Doors.
-LeRoy Monson: Turned Bowls.
-Steve Sutton: Table and Pocket Hole Plug Cutter Jig.
-Tom Whalley: Moving Flying Flag.

Door prize winners: Nathan Burkhalter, Ben DeLong, Chuck Haas, Engine Harms, Art Reese, Larry Squier, Tom Whalley