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June 2011 Newsletter
(First, let me apologize for getting this out so late.)

Up and Coming!

Next Meeting: July 12, 2011

Challenge for July:
Amateur: Rolling Pin
Advanced: 4 - 10" natural edge bowl

What's new at Woodcraft? EVERYTHING

Special notice of front desk of local walnut made by Ron Lee in a record 32 days.


Marlene Knopp made black walnut and maple bowl won by Jon Gurnett.

The Challenge: a travel mug won by Trudy Webb Pro category.
No Entries in the amateur category.


Drawing Winners:

Jim Phillips won big leaf Western maple
Rich Froehlich pen blanks
Jerry Wagner $15.00

Community Assistance

The Discovery Center is looking for tops for their gyroscope exhibit which will run for 6 months. Contact Jean Hoover 343-9855 ext. 233. She would also like to take pictures of tops for a brochure and have tops to sell in the gift shop.

The exhibits on the 4th floor of the Capitol are on a 6 month rotation. John Lee's work has been on recent display. There are future plans to also have displays in the library.


Marshall Nichols demonstrated acrylic finishes on wooden pens - durability is improved. He uses the medium think. Marshall has really worked this out in detail, sanding to 300 to 420 grit, cleaning with alcohol, applying CS medium while turning the lathe by hand, etc. Numerous coats like 6 - 8  and fishing off with automotive polish.


Peformax 16 - 32 drum sander
Extra Feed Belt
8 - 10 Rolls of Sandpaper
Infeed and Outfeed Tables
Looking to Sell for $575.00
Contact Frank Lench at 939-3089
Frank Lench, Eagle Idaho.

Club Offices for 2011

Tom Pratt, Pres: phone 465-8052, scribblesticks@cableone.net
Susan McCoy, VP/Prog Coord: phone 549-0157,
John Pickrell, Treas: phone 375-6196,
Ken Cooney, Newsletter/Lib: phone 368-7906,