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Newsletter Vol 39 / Issue 05

Greetings Well, I’m finally experiencing one of my recurring fears – I forgot about the newsletter! I could list all my excuses (and a few or them are pretty good,) but in the end fact remains; I forgot the newsletter. But it could have been worse. It could have been 6:30 pm on Tuesday the

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Newsletter Vol 39 / Issue 04

Greetings My wife and I spent Monday afternoon waiting for the eclipse to put us in the dark. We were sorely disappointed. At best things just dimmed a little. Sigh. I think I stay in the dark a lot without an eclipse. And it definitely comes around more often and lasts more than a few

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Newsletter Vol 39 / Issue 03

Greetings This month I’m excited over a new source for wood. Thanks to Dean Lutes for pointing me to George Olesicks in Rock Island (9455 Sparta Highway, ph 615-785-5729.)  Call before visiting. Operated by just George and his wife, it’s quite an operation. He carries FAS grade lumber in most local species. I purchased a

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Newsletter Vol 39 / Issue 01

Greetings It’s a new year and carries with it possibilities and potential. My New Year’s resolution is to maintain my machinery better and to keep the shop cleaner. I’ve also resolved to lose ten pounds by mid May (my birthday.) So far, I just have fifteen pounds to go. Now let’s get started with SPLINTERS.

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 12

Greetings O my! Another December is here and another year is almost gone.  I’m sure most of you jolly elves have been in your shops making the chips fly. We’d like to see some of your work at our December Super Show n Tell. On a sadder note, we’ve lost several members this year. The

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 11

Greetings It seems like time speeds up a notch once the Fall holidays start rolling Thanksgiving is just a week away now and Christmas will be right behind. However, it may be possible to slow down this steamroller effect. You just have to focus on things you really hate to do. Or maybe things that

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 10

Greetings As we move into the Fall season, I’m sure woodworkers are spending more time in the shop. This would be a good month to bring in Show & Tell. Also bring your checkbook or the one who carries the family checkbook. We’ll be auctioning off a lot of smalls from the recent donation to

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 09

Greetings On September 19th several of our members met to tour the Sam Werner Military Museum in Monteagle. Five of us met in Cowan at Paw Paw’s Country Restaurant for breakfast. I thought we were going to have a small crowd for the tour. However, when we got to the museum, a larger group of

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 08

Greetings The August meeting promises to be a real barnburner. The auction always turns out to be a big deal, but this one is going to be a BIG DEAL! Watch for emails explain how some of the items can be viewed before the sale. We’ll also be finalizing the tour to the Military Museum.

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