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SAPFM Chapter News and Discussions => Rock River Valley Chapter => Topic started by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 11:55:16 AM

Title: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 11:55:16 AM
There were fifteen members and two guests who met at
Woodcraft in Woodridge, IL.  There were a total of eight presenters.  One presenter, Tom McMahon drove five hours one way.  What a commitment!
The show and tell started with Dom Custable and a document box he made.
Title: Re: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:03:03 PM
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Lee Nye went over the fixtures and layout for his secretary.


Don Carkhuff explained how he built his round maple table. 
Title: Re: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:11:06 PM
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Ed Bouvier discussed the riving and building of his saw. 

Bill Zeman showed the tray he built with wood from his scrap box. [I could use the wood from his scrap box.] He also offered a challenge to others to do the same. If you think about it, many of us have small pieces of wood that are too good to discard! 
Title: Re: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:41:19 PM
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Tom McMahon talked about and gave a demo of the chipbreaker effect. This involved the proper way to put a bevel on the chipbreaker.  Tom then went on to four square a board with hand planes. 
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Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:45:52 PM
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Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:49:05 PM
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John Gush talked about building a lady's work table.
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Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:50:09 PM
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Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:55:23 PM
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 Arnie Bandstra attended the Winter Conference.  He showed special hammers and other tools that he made after seeing such tools.
Title: Re: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:56:58 PM
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Post by: jim vojcek on April 29, 2014, 01:59:50 PM
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Arnie then discussed the round table he made with a spider.
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Post by: atogrf1 on July 06, 2014, 08:03:13 PM
When and where is the next meeting scheduled?  I would love to attend one to check out your group.
Title: Re: April 26th meeting Rock River Chapter
Post by: jim vojcek on July 18, 2014, 07:21:22 PM
At this point in time, I do not know.  Not able to do this and my full time job. 

Jim Vojcek