April 2011 Club Meeting Newsletter
| Club President, Lee Smith kicked off the meeting by recognizing the new club members and visitors pictured below. When you see the new members, introduce yourselve and welcome them to the club.|
(April Newsletter content note: Due to scheduling constraints, refer to the Club Communications Director e-mail for text descriptions of the meeting.)
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Club Activities Reports
Denton Henshaw, The Club Projects Director,
coordinated status on the Blind Camp project and showed an example of this year's project.
Wally Duchow, Shop Visits Coordinator, announced that
only his shop visit & Lee Smith's shop visits are
currently scheduled. He encouraged members
to volunteer their shops for club visits.
Lanny Mabus, Bookcases & Books Project Coordinator
announced that this years bookcases are built
and the school awards dates are:
May 25 Fountain Lake,
May 26 Jessieville
June 5 Mountain Pine.
(Times are to be announced.).
Show & Tell
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Elton Benson showed a 5 piece
wood train he built.
Wally's music box.
Wally Duchow brought in 2 show & tell items.
A new club member was coaxed into describing his custom made wood & brass cane.He promised to bring in sveral more example for a planned show & tell.
Wally's oak cabinet.
Lanny Mabus showed a school project he made
when he was 12 years old.
Ray Worthley showed a small side table he built.
Deano Hardwoods, LLC is one the clubs favorite preferred vendors.
Brian Mounts, Manager, was at the meeting to announce the terrific woods and services they have for club members. Don't forget the great cash discount you get when you mention you are a club member along with Lee Smith's name.
(Thanks Brian for letting club members
build a kayak in your shop space.)
Deano's address is:
2440 N. Hwy 7, Suite B
Hot Springs AR 71909
Lanny Mabus & Larry Clark presented the main program
and described almost 30 different types of wood joints on the table
and how they are made along with typical usages.
(See "Follow-on Wood Joints Information" for links to
additional info & amplifying details.)
Lanny introduced each wood joint.
Larry demo'd each joint
along with more detail.
Follow-on Wood Joints Information
| With almost 30 wood joints presented, the main program had way to much information to take notes on or take worthwhile photographs. If you were not at the meeting -or you were, and want more information, a good option is to research it on the Internet. The most common technique is to use "Google" on your computer & search the web for text pictures & videos for the subject you are interested in. |
The May Club main program is being presented by Rob Tillotson on advanced web search techniques.
The following info is to get you started on searching
for follow-on wood joints info.
| For a Google WEB search, enter woodworking joints how to in the Google search window. You should see a display similar to below with links to click on for further information.|
| For a Google VIDEOS search, enter woodworking joints how to in the Google search window. You should see a display similar to below with links to click on for further video clips information.|
| Be sure to attend the May meeting for |
advanced Internet searching techniques.