EVERGREEN WOODWORKERS GUILD
GENERAL MEETING MINUTES FOR JANUARY 12, 2009
Meeting was opened by Jerry Wheeler, President 3 Visitors Approx: 80 attendees
1. WOODWORKER’S SHOW is April 17-19 at the Seattle Center. Signup sheets will be passed around at future meetings if you want to help staff a table.
1. DESIGN PLAQUE CONTEST has not been concluded.
2. REFRESHMENTS help is still needed. At a minimum, we would like someone to sign up for one month at a time. Please contact Jerry Wheeler if you can do February or any of the other months this next year.
Treasurer’s Report: $11,200.00
Library: We have many good books on wood projects waiting to be checked out by our members.
Membership: Renewals are coming in and can now be paid thru the Pay Pal system on the guild’s website.
Mentorship: Gary Roth is your contact person if you need advice on finding a mentor for your project. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monthly Raffle: Monthly raffles are doing well, nothing new or unusual to report.
Newsletter/Website: Website has been updated. The newsletter is now available on the internet, however if a member would prefer to have the newsletter mailed, they should contact Bill Cogswell and he will see that they get it.
Public Relations: No report.
ETCETERAS and alsos………
Special Meetings: The special presenter for the January meeting was Jim Tolpin presenting small hand tools and how to use them on your projects.
Safety Corner: Michael Poirier reminds us all to be prepared for kick backs when using our saws. Use proper hold down tools & methods to keep the wood where it belongs and not in your face.
Show-N-Tell: A beautiful jewelry box made of spalted wood, tree ornaments & snowmen, coffee mug, woven basket, flag case, turned pen were the awesome articles brought in for the January Show-N-Tell segment of the meeting.
Ask The Experts:
Monthly Raffle: Dale Hollingsworth won a nametag drawing for a gift certificate to Rockler. Wear those nametags!
1. Barbara Hayes won a brad nailer and small air compressor.
2. Larry Statham took home 4 sets of clamps of various sizes.
3. Dave Lamberson was a winner this time of a miter saw protractor.
4. Al Paulsen is the happy owner of a Diamond sharpening kit.
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