The Monthly Newsletter of
May 2015 Vol.
From the Editor
Those Members who did not attend the business meeting and wish to
know the status of the Clubs funds can contact the club
Leona Gipe (406)248-1664.
Think About Turning Today!
Roaring 20ís Auto Club clubhouse,
7400 Grand Avenue.
(Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Meeting)
Officers: Ron, Leona, Stan, Nick
Call for Guests:
Cookies by: Nick Emslander
Health Reports: Ron Velin could not make the
meeting because he had the flu.
Leo Hart was a guest that came to ask if any of our
members would be interested in making shelves
and lockers for a privet school. He was told to talk with
Jane Kelly joined as our lasted member.
Show and Tell: April challenge walking sticks.
Dan Vanderhoof: Brought 2 sticks, 1 made from Sage Orange
with Paulís mix finish and the other
made from Diamond Willow with a tungoil finish.
Dale Molyneaux: Brought a stick made from Sumac and Walnut
with a handle that was his old hip
joint, finish unknown.
Stan Lambert: Brought 2 sticks, 1 made from Cedar, Ebony
and Purple heart unfinished and the
other made from Alder and Ebony unfinished.
Nick Emslander: Brought a stick made from Walnut
Roger Hust: Brought 3 sticks 2 made from Cedar, finish
unknown and the other made from segmen-
ted Apple branch, finished unknown.
Chris Simonsen: Brought a stick made from Alder I think,
Ralph Pehl: Brought 2 sticks 1 made from Diamond Willow,
finish unknown and the other is a
heirloom that had 3 sections that screwed together.
Tim Morgan: Brought a stick, kind of wood and finish
Andrew Bishop: Brought a stick made from Cedar and Juniper
Ky Mofffet: Brought 2 sticks, kind of wood unknown and
finished with vaseline.
Other show and tell:
Dr Van: Brought segmented urn
made from Paduak and Mahogany with master gel finish.
He also brought an Easter bear
made from Cedar, unfinished and a stand for an
egg made from Elm, unfinished.
San Lambert: Brought a 10Ē bowl
made from Alder, unfinished.
Andrew Bishop: Brought a table
top made from Russian Olive, unfinished and a bowl also
made from Russian Olive,
Jarred McDaniel: Brought 4
candlestick holders made from Walnut with CA finish.
Mick McCormack: Brought a pencil
box made from an old Cedar post, unfinished.
We had a drawing for 5 prizes
for all the members that brought some thing show. The
winners were Roger Hust, Chris
Simonsen, Dan Vanderhoof, Nick Emslander and Jarred
Treasurerís report: No
report this meeting.
Gathering Wood: We were offered some
Cherry from Mark Radcliff of Artistic Iron on
Grand Ave. and some of the members will be
picking that up in the
next week or so. We will have Cherry wood to
Soliciting New Members: On going
Open Work Shop: To be decided.
Hands On Workshops: George Oliver said he will do
some Workshops, the
particulars to be worked out when he returns.
2015 Dues are due, remain at $25.
Great Falls Woodturners annual symposium,
September 26 & 27 2015, presenter is
Rudy Lopez from Florida (from Barry Rockwell,
Yellowstone Woodturners Symposium for 2015...
Alan Carter will be our presenter. Cost if payed
by September 9 $ 90.00
Cost if paid after September 9 $100.00
Cost for one day Saturday or Sunday $ 75.00
Under 18 Free
Includes: lunch, coffee, cookies and snacks.
High School classes:
Dan Vanderhoof, Jerry Gipe and Stan Lambert told
us that they have 4 to 5
students turning at there class and some are
quite good. They also told us
the next class is the last for this year and it
will be a social event with food
Monthly turning challenge:
May challenge is a goblet or some other thing
with a captured ring.
We now have a new inventory list for our library
and a new members list that are
posted on our web site, so if you would like a
copy you can get it there or call Ron
Velin. We also have 2 new DVD's donated to the
club by Mick McCormack. They are
Woodturning Projects with Rex & Kip volume 1 & 2.
PROGRAM: Jarred McDaniel our resident
Plastic Sergeant gave a great presentation on all types
of injuries that can happen in the art of
woodturning. Such as finger, hand, arm,
eye etc. that could be as little a sliver to a
loss of a finger. He told us to keep an eye
on all types of injuries for any signs of any
infection and get to the hospital as soon
as possible. He also let us know what kind of
medical supplies to have in our shops,
number 1 being soap and water.
Nick had some added information on a possible
craft show fund raiser for the club.
From the Library
Calendar of Events
May 13th 7:00 Roaring 20ís Auto Club clubhouse:
June 10th 7:00 Roaring 20ís Auto Club clubhouse:
Wanted, For sale,
This is your area,
Email, or phone Paul if you have an item to post here.
A Message From Members
"Creativity Is Allowing Yourself To Make Mistakes.
Art Is Knowing Which Mistakes To Keep."
VICE PRESIDENT: Stan Lambert (406)348-3499
TREASURER: Leona Gipe (406)248-1664
Librarian: Nick Enslander
Photographer: George Hoffman (406) 259-9023
Newsletter & Website Editor: Paul Spencer (406) 861-6718
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PO Box 21836
Billings, MT 59104
A local chapter
of the American Association of Woodturners.
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