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September Notices

Notices –  September 2018

Tonight we welcome Ivan Stelling (Molten Fire) who will be taking us through the basics of pyrography during the first half of the meeting. After the break we will have a hands on session on pyrography.

The wood of the month – Sequoia

 The October Meeting will be our AGM  so the meeting will start at 6.30pm with a short business meeting. If you wish to volunteer to serve on the Committee then please let me know asap. The subs’ will also be due next month so bring your cheque book.

After the AGM Rolf will be making a Ghodiyu – A ghodiyu is an infant cradle formed of a wooden frame and a cloth hammock (Wikipedia).  The device originated in Gujarat, India to help babies sleep. Please note we expect all members to stay awake during the demonstration!!

Next months Competition is something which includes pyrography —     Wood of the month is, Oak.

Demonstrations – In October we hope to have Mick Hanbury making a return visit. As he was so well received last time he was with us we have booked him for Sunday 14th October – Please reserve your tickets with the shop. This should be a good demonstration.

Workshops – The upcoming box workshops are now fully booked. If anyone would like to do one,  we could put one on in the new year, please let me know if you are interested. The list for the sharpening workshop is on the board – please sign up if you would like to attend.

Inter-Club Competition. This will be voted on tonight. We need five entries from five different people. Please vote during the break. The competition will be at the Borders Club on the 28th October.

Club Officers – At our April Committee meeting I indicated that I will be standing down as Chair in October. Subsequently David has also said he will be standing down as Secretary. So we are looking for two people to take over from the AGM next month.

Harrogate 2018 – The North of England Woodworking and Power Tool Show will be on November 16th – 18th. Advance tickets are on sale now at £9.00 – (£8.00 concessions) from www.skpromotions.co.uk.  If you are interested in going please see Jimmy to see if there are any places on the bus.

Roger

 

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One Response to “September Notices”

  1. Andrew Ratnam says:

    Hi Jimmy can I reserve a ticket for the October demo please. Thank you very much

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