MEETING MINUTES

 

                            Woodturners of Polk County, Florida

Note;  There has been no meeting in January prior to 2011, due to the Florida Symposium, and There are no minutes for December as there is no business meeting at the Christmas dinner.


Click on the month to link you to the Adobe file.  Note the photos taken at the meeting are at the end of the each Minutes after July 2007. 

See list in table below for Demonstrations at each meeting

 2006:

 February   March   April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November

2007:

 February   March   April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November

2008:

February   March  April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November   December

2009:

February   March   April     May   June  August   September   October   November

2010:

February   March   April    May   May-handout   June  July    August    September   October   November 

2011:

January   February   March   April   May   June   July   August    September   October (none)   November 

2012:

January   February   March   April (none)   May   June   July   August(none)   September   October   November

2013:

January   February   March   April    May     June    July    August    September    October    November.

2014:

January    February  March   April   May    June    July    August   September   October (none)   November

2015:

February    March   April   May   June(none)   July    August   September   October    November  

2016:

January   February   March   April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November

2017:

January   February   March   April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November

 

Year

Month

 

 

Demonstrator

Subject

 

 

2017

January

 

 

John Kriplean

Turning a pen using a pine cone.

February

 

 

Al Hockenbery

Hidden Ring Box

March

 

 

Bill Freeze

Mushroom Box

April

 

 

Ted Smith

Goblet with captive ring

May

 

 

Don Geiger

Sharpening Tools  (No Minutes)

June

 

 

Bill Freeze

Pocket Purse Box

July

 

 

John Kriplean

Honey dippers

August

 

 

Ted Smith

Sanding – material, tools & techniques

September

 

 

Cancelled

HURRICANE IRMA

October

 

 

Ron Browning

Magic Salt shaker / Christmas ornament

November

 

 

 

 

December

 

 

Christmas Party

No Minutes

 

Year

Month

 

 

Demonstrator

Subject

 

 

2016

January

 

 

Bill Freeze

Inside out turning  (no minutes)

February

 

 

Ted Smith

Teardrop vase

March

 

 

Adam Hood

Spiral carving hollow form

April

 

 

John Alleman

Bowl basics

May

 

 

Art Worth

Hollowing with camera system

June

 

 

Bill Freeze

Emergent Bowl

July

 

 

Ron Browning

Segmenting bowls and hollow forms

August

 

 

Rudy Lopez

Square Vase

September

 

 

Ted Smith

Turning Bangles and Finishing with Pumice

October

 

 

Al Hockenbery

Turning Green Wood

November

 

 

Bill Freeze

Inside out ornaments

December

 

 

Christmas Party

No Minutes

 

Year

Month

 

 

Demonstrator

Subject

 

 

2015

January

 

 

Canceled - FWS

February

 

 

Don Geiger

Shape and Forms

March

 

 

James Lee

Feather inlay in bowl rim

April

 

 

Adam Hood

Bowl from a cube

May

 

 

Ted Smith

Production turning

June

 

 

Winged Bowl

July

 

 

Jim Mullins

Fluting

August

 

 

Bill Freeze

Use of Carbide tools

September

 

 

Steve Marlow

Salt Box

October

 

 

Jamie Harrel

Fractal wood burning

November

 

 

Ted Smith

Christmas ornaments

December

 

 

Christmas Party

No Minutes

 

 

 

Year

Month

Demonstrator

Subject

 

 

2014

January

Ed Brannon

Milk paint

 

February

Al Hockenbery

Hollow Forms

 

March

Don Gieger

Grinder setup and tool sharpening

 

April

Ted Smith

Jigs and Gadgets

 

May

Art Worth

Bowl Bottoms

 

June

John Kriplean

Turning Acrylic Pens

 

July

Rick Horton

Privets – off centered turning jig

 

August

Al Hockenbery

Ball in a Ball

 

September

Steve Marlow

Bowl from a board

 

October

Adam Hood

Bowl from wheel chair – No minutes

 

November

Ron Browning

Sea Urchin Ornament

 

December

Christmas party – no minutes

 

 

Year

Month

Demonstrator

Subject

2013

January

Rudy Lopez

Thin stemmed goblets

 

February

Glen McLean

Off Center Turning

 

March

James McClure

Natural edged bowl

 

April

Ron Cinquanti

Using the Skew

 

May

Glen Ploeckelmann

Miniature bird houses.

 

June

Al Hockenbery

Shallow bowl from crotch

 

July

Franck Johannesen

Norfolk Island Pine Mushroom

 

August

Don Watson

Oriental plate

 

September

Ted Smith / Adam Hood

Finials

 

October

Adam Hood

Calabash Bowl

 

November

Jim Smith

Napkin Rings

 

 

2012

January

Ted Smith

Home made Live Center & Others gadgets

February

Jim Smith

Peppermill

March

Kirk Moss

3 legged stool

April

Ron Browning

Segment turning.  Saturday Hands On

May

Al Hockenbery

Triangular Napkin Holders

June

Adam Hood

Turning from wheel chair

July

Ted Smith

Spherical box

August

Rudy Lopez

Winged bowl

September

Art Worth 

two axis boxes

October

Ron Browning

Finishing

November

John Kriplean

Christmas ornament

December

N/A

Christmas Party - 7 pm.

2011

January

Ted Smith

Box with finial

February

Guy Gerrard (CFW)

Off center turning

March

John Kriplean

Pen making using CA Glue finish

April

Bob Varner

Wood Oyster box / stick pen

May

Al Hockenbery

Full sized bird house

June

Art Worth

Decorated rim vase

July

Don Geiger

Wobbler

August

Ted Smith

Coaster

September

Ron Browning

Donut shaped vase

October

John Kriplean

Christmas ornaments

November

Gerald Avery

Threaded Box - Corian

December

N/A

Christmas Party - 7 pm.

2010

January

Florida Symposium

February

Guy Gerrard (CFW)

Photographing, design, & Off Center turning

March

Ron Cinquanti

Pendant

April

Larry Hasiak

Hollow forms the simple way

May

Sherry Hockenbery

Texturing & Color

June

Ted Smith

Single tool turning

July

Dan Hoffman

Off center turning - special chuck

August

Steven Marlow

Bowl from a board

September

John Kriplean

Bottle stopper

October

Ron Cinquanti

Turning a paper weight

November

Al Hockenbery

Bowl Basics

December

N/A

Christmas Party @ 6 PM

2009

January

Florida Symposium

February

John Kriplean

Pen

March

Club working session

Pens

April

Richard Morris

Thin Turnings, and Piercing

May

Rudy Lopez

Winged bowls

June

Ron Cinquanti

Boxes

August

Ted Smith

Hook tools, making and using

September

Don Geiger

Sharpening tools

October

Ron Browning

Pepper Mills

November

Al Hockenbery

Christmas Ornaments

2008

February

Al Hockenbery

How to Finishing a bowl

March

David Swinson

 “trick of the trade” for segmented turning

April

Al & Sherry Hockenbery

Ins & outs of vacuum chucking

May

Ted Smith

natural bark sided goblet with captive ring.

June

John Kriplean

miniature box lid with finial

July

Eric Kline

use of an air brush and stain to color wood

August

Glen Ploeckelmann

miniature bird houses.

September

Ted Smith

ways to mount bowls, boxes, etc and turn the bottom

October

Al Hockenbery

??

November

 

 

 

 

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