Updated: Next Meeting August 10, 2015; Annual Swap Meet

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Once again the Guild is having our tool swap meet. Bring those tools you no longer need to sell at our next meeting Monday, August 10th. And if you are in the market for tools, bring cash so that you can pick up on some tools that other members have to sell.

There are no demonstrations scheduled as yet, but if you are a member and would like to show others a skill please contact one of the officers.

BREAKING NEWS!! There will be demonstrations!

Festool Domino machine by Mike Eyles and Sharpening by Gary Roth

Questions: mail to: President@ewwg.org

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Artist Draws Every Item in late Grandfathers’s Workshop

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When artist Lee John Phillips’ grandfather passed away 20 years ago, he left behind an old tool shed with an estimated 100,000 individual items. But instead of hauling those items to a dumpster, Phillips is determined to tag and document each and every one…

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woodshop sketches

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Board of Directors 2015 Meeting Minutes

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2015 EWWG Board Meeting Minutes

Date: June 24, 2015

Attendees:
Board Members:Michael Dresdner, Carol Zandell, George Knutson, Bill Cogswell, Bob Arnold
Guests: Jerry Wheeler, Mike Eyles

Called to order at 10:05 am.

1. Review and discussion of last year’s board minutes. Board minutes approved unanimously.

2. Discussion of Current Business

Difficulty recruiting officers and volunteers. Many theories, experience and ideas were discussed regarding obtaining candidates to staff the officer level of the guild. Jerry Wheeler agreed to accept the nomination for position of guild president and offered to recruit a suitable vice-president to nominate.

As for volunteers, the discussion centered on getting people to manage the program chair function. It was offered that Michael Dresdner, George Knutson and Bill Cogswell would form a core program committee to help facilitate members to participate in program coordination.

Action Items:

1) Michael Dresdner, George Knutson and Bill Cogswell will form a core program committee to help facilitate members to participate in program coordination. A proposal document outlining goals, plans and schedules will be prepared. Immediate actions are a) to notify members, and b) prepare a survey for members concerning what their woodworking strengths and weaknesses are; asking what programs they want in the future.

2) The guild officer committee is to prepare a list of 2014 Charitable Actions by the guild. This document is to be sent to the board members by end of August 2015.

Meeting adjourned at 11:15.

Respectfully submitted,

Bill Cogswell
June 24, 2015

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Board of Directors 2015 Meeting Wednesday, June 24

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The meeting of the EWWG Board will be held Wednesday June 24, 2015 at 10 am. The location is the food court of the South Hill Mall in Puyallup. All members are welcome to attend.

Please email Bill Cogswell at willcee@usa.net if you have questions.

thank you.

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