Monday, July 28, 2014

IKI Woodturner Club Meeting Minutes, July 13, 2014

New visitors Allen Iker, Ray Bailey, & Rusty Welbourne attended our meeting today. Welcome to all!
Flint Bone brought his photography setup for all who wanted their turnings photographed.  Thanks Flint - we appreciate it.
Rich Couture got the okay from the Evansville Arts & Crafts Council for our November display of the Club's turnings.

Rich updated the club on our opportunity to demonstrate wood turning on the porch of the Jasper City Mill on Saturday, August 2, from10am to 2pm CDT.. This date coincides with the Strassfest.    We are able to display turnings for sale as well.  Please contact Rich if you plan to participate.
Brian Hart brought in some blackwood stock which was made available for sale.
The Honors Flight for WWII Veterans is schedule for October 25 ,2014. This event flies WWII veterans from Evansville to Washington, D.C. for the day in which the 70 or so veterans and their guardians will visit monuments, etc.   A great opportunity to say "thanks" and "give back".  For more information visit

Dan Davis & Don Johnson brought a prototype lathe shield to the meeting. The membership liked it. Dan & Don donated the first one, & estimated the second one to cost approximately $160.00 to $175.00.  The club membership voted to allot up to $175.00 for the second lathe shield.
Dennis Young did a demonstration on making a lidded box. It was very well done.

Eric agreed to demo at the August meeting and Brian in September.
Show & Tell was exceptionally interesting, with Eric Gourieux showing 3 turned hats, & Keith Armstrong making a huge winged vessel, among other items shown.

Our meeting ended at 3:00pm.

Next meeting:  August 10th
Keep turning! 

Saturday, July 12, 2014

IKI July 2014 Meeting

As a reminder, our next meeting is scheduled as follows:

IKI Woodturners
Sunday, July 13th
1:30 PM
Morningside Cumberland Presbyterian Church

8419 Newburgh Road, Evansville, In 47715

Dennis Young will demonstrate turning a bowl (and possibly a lid to go with it).

Also as a reminder, Flint Bone will have this photo both available for members to have photos taken of their turnings and Phil will bring some of the tools he is selling for his friend.

Please bring your turnings for show and tell.