There were 23 members in attendance at the meeting and three guests (Mike Dummett, James Bassett, Steve Christoffells) for a total of 26 people in attendance.

This evening’s presentation was by Sid Mann. He showed a movie from the 1930s, about logging in Maine, called “From Stump to Ship.” The film was originally a silent film narrated by the president of the Machinist Lumber Company, Alfred Ames. In this reconstruction of the original film a narrator speaks the words Ames used when he showed the silent film. It is the most complete film record of long lumbering operations of that era known to exist today.

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If you missed the meeting and would like to see the video ( everybody was fascinated) it is on Youtube. Pick this link to watch it:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIKCjQdxtO0

Upcoming Events

July Demonstration Meet (July 18 at 7:00 p.m.) is at John Philips’ place – 660 Percheron Circle, Nokomis, Florida. John will discuss how to mount wood for turning. (Bring a chair)

July Shop Meet (July 25 at 7:00 p.m.) is at Advantage Lumber.

Show & Tell

John Slezak – Doll Cradle

Marv Stoltzfus – Wooden baseballs and striker

Sid Mann – wooden pen made with 400 yr old oak

Fred Damianos – bowl with lid

Denny Wetter – big bowl and open segmented vase

John Philips – bowl, beeswax compressor, and water valve key

Joe Mathis – Carved horses

Terry Bair – nut bowl  and folding stand

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Raffle winners – George Norton, Terry Bair, Ed Colombo, Craig Spottswood, James Bassett, and Steve Christoffells.

Door Prize winners – Rick Anderson, Joe Mathis, George Norton, Ed Colombo, and Craig Spottswood.

2nd Quarter Show & Tell Drawing – John Philips

Next Month’s Meeting – August 10, 2016 at Advantage Lumber.