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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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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 07

Greetings I trust you all had a great July 4th. We saw a couple fireworks displays and ate a lot of BBQ. It’s a great country that celebrates by eating slow cooked meat and watching explosives. These are busy times what with gardens, grass mowing and such. I hope you’ve also managed to get in

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 06

Greetings Have you ever had one of those days when nothing seemed to go right? I’ve had one of those days for about the last four weeks! I ordered a new 100 watt laser engraver about the first of May. When it was delivered there were issues with it. It took the last four weeks

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Newsletter Vol 38 / Issue 05

Greetings We had a good day at the Sharpening Seminar on the 22nd . We had six or eight in attendance (some were a little dull) but by lunch time we were all sharp woodworkers! A week or so ago Henry Davis and I took a road trip to Dean Lutes shop to pick up

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