The Monthly Newsletter of
November 2014 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
For those who liked the PBS Woodturning videos by Tim Yoder, Woodturning
Workshop, He is now teaming up with Popular Woodworking and producing videos
again. They are free to watch on your computer and can be found at :
www.popularwoodworking.com/woodturning. There are now 6 videos that
you can watch on Popular Woodworking's website.
Think About Turning Today!
Roaring 20’s Auto Club clubhouse,
7400 Grand Avenue.
Officers: Dr. Van, Martin, Stan, Nick, Ron
Call for Guests: Jeff Mead Central High
Cookies by: Ralph Torrence
Show and Tell: October challenge (Finials)
Dan Vanderhoof: Brought two finials, one made from Maple
and the other made from Alder,
Dr Van: Brought a finial, kind of wood unknown with a
finish of black paint.
Tim Morgan: Brought a finial made from Maple, unfinished.
Dale Molyneaux: Brought a finial made from Oak, finish
Other show and tell:
Dale Molyneaux: Brought a bowl
made from Box Elder, unfinished.
Chris Simonsen: Brought 3 vases
1 out of Walnut, 1out of Cherry, and 1 out of Hickory, they
all were finished with super
Treasurer’s report: We made a fare amount
of profit from our September work shop with
George Oliver and still carry a good balance. If
you have questions call
Martin. The club is looking into purchasing a
used lathe if the price and
condition is right.
Gathering wood: We were given a full box of 2X2
Maple blanks our charitable
efforts from Northwoods Figured Wood, Forest
Soliciting new members: Nothing new to report.
Hands On Workshops:
George Oliver's next session will be October
11 at Stan Lambert,s shop
in Huntley from 10 AM to 3 PM.
Project: turning a plate
Wood: Will be provided by George.
This is the last of George Oliver's workshops
for this year.
AAW (sent magazines for anyone interested
in joining) This is their new year drive for finding new members. If you are
interested call Dr Van for more information.
Billings Public Library:
September 20 from 11 AM to 3 PM, demo and
visiting with visitors, report by Jerry Gipe.
Jerry told us that it went well and he made
several different things. He also told us that he sold about $150 worth of his
turnings and that we could sell some of our turnings there.
High School classes:
Dan Vanderhoof and Jerry Gipe did their first
teaching at West High and they had 10 students. They told us that things went
very well and that they could use a little more help. If you would like to give
them a hand they have a class once a month, probably going to be on the first
Wednesday of the month. Give Dan or Jerry a call to get more information.
Monthly turning challenge:
October challenge... finials
November challenge... goblet
My best discovery lately:
There was no discovery given at this meeting.
Juried critique of turning:
There was no critique at this meeting
Is at our regular meeting, 7:00 PM on December 10 at South Side SeniorCenter,
We will be having election of officers coming up.
The treasurer's position is up for election, so if you are interested or have
some one in mind let Dr Van know.
Ralph Pehl has a tent set up curing wood and you
would like more information or would like to see his setup give him a call.
We had two new guests come to the meeting to see
what we are all a bought. We sure hope they decide to join the club.
PROGRAM: To watch a Tim Yoder CD.
PROGRAM: There wasn't a program talked about for
our next meeting.
From the Library
Calendar of Events
November 12th 7:00 Roaring 20’s Auto
Club clubhouse: challenge - Goblet
December 10th 7:00 South Side Senior Center: Christmas Dinner - Pot Luck,
challenge - Christmas Ornament
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."
PRESIDENT: Richard Vande Veegaete (Dr. Van)
VICE PRESIDENT: Stan Lambert (406)348-3499
TREASURER: Martin Robinson
Librarian: Marjorie Ferrin (406) 656-1744
Photographer: George Hoffman (406) 259-9023
Newsletter & Website Editor: Paul Spencer (406) 861-6718
“One Good Turn” is the monthly
newsletter of Yellowstone Woodturner
Yellowstone Woodturners Club
PO Box 21836
Billings, MT 59104
A local chapter
of the American Association of Woodturners.
Map to Meeting Location
Next Years Symposium
To be Announced.
Give us your suggestions for a guest presenter.
Agenda (November 12, 2014)
Officers: Dr. Van, Martin, Stan, Nick, Ron
Call for Guests:
Cookies by: Luann Auker
Show and Tell:
2015 Dues are due, remain at $25
Passing of “Creeky”, Floyd Creekmore, age 98, clown noses were passed out at
Great Falls Woodturners annual symposium, September 26 & 27, 2015, presenter
is Rudy Lopez from Florida (from Barry Rockwell, President)
Yellowstone Woodturners Symposium for 2015… any ideas?
Hands On Workshop with George Oliver, last session was on October 11… how
High school classes
Christmas Party: At our regular meeting, 7:00 PM on December 10 at South Side
Senior Center, potluck
Election of officers for 2015
President… Nominee is Ron Velin
Treasurer… Nominee is Leona Gipe
Secretary… Nick Emslander remains in office
Vice President… Stan Lambert remains in office
Call for any more nominees
Monthly turning challenge
December… Christmas Ornament