Florida Westcoast Woodworkers Club

May 11, 2016


There were 27 members in attendance at the meeting and four guests ,Total attendance – 31.

Several Club members gave short talks about “If I Ever Do It Again…”.

  Presenters were:

Dennis Daudelin – A whistling top that didn’t whistle.

Terry Bair – A table made from a two by four that developed a cupped top.

John Darovec – A wooden towel rack that wasn’t water resistant.

Susan Darovec – Turned bowls that developed cracks and when glue applied to cover the crack a black circle was left around the crack.

Larry Simmons – Made a replacement handle for a plane, but when put together it didn’t line up right so the handle had to be reworked.

Mike Swart – Made a head and footboard for a bed, but when it was tried out…it squeaked.

Denny Wetter – Turning a bowl and turned the bottom off of it.

John Philips – Remodeled the inside of a 1935 Rolls Royce – wouldn’t do it again.

Sid Mann – Sharpened and replaced blades on a planer.  Accidentally left the wrench in the planer and started it up.

Ed Goldberg – Created an inlay, but should have used a different technique for gluing.

Business Meeting

  May Demonstration Meet (May 16 at 7:00 p.m.) is at Advantage Lumber.

May Shop Meet (May 25 at 7:00 p.m.) is at Ed Columbo’s house. (Bring a chair)

Show & Tell

            Joe Mathis                intarsia clown

Fred Damianos        magic beads

Denny Wetter           display cases for miniatures

Dennis Daudelin     laminated bowl

Mike Swart                butterfly box

Ed Goldberg              inlay

Andy DiLorenzo       bowls

Thelma Proctor         wooden scoop and spatula

Art Stadlin                 band saw box

Ed Fraser                   door lock

John Philips             flag display, bat house

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