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KDWC “INGRAINED” FEBRUARY 2019 P 1 INGRAINED Monthly Newsletter of the Knox & District Woodworkers Club Volume 31 Number 04 45 Glenfern Road Club Phone: (03) 9758 4849 Ferntree Gully VIC 3156 KDWC Club Website: www. knoxwoodies.org.au Reg. Assoc. A0017617S Club Email Address: [email protected]. au ABN 23 621 787 437 “INGRAINED” first issue: November 1988. Formed: 5/10/88 30 year history at: http://newsletters.knoxwoodies.org.au/20181001.pdf Executive Committee Committee Members for 2018-19 Working Groups President Rodney Williams 0448 686537 Purchasing: Dick Webb 9764 5321 Maintenance: Lindsay Horsley Vice President Jeff Smart 0409 251063 Projects: Andre Cook 0488 585970 Henk Eyssens, Dick Webb Secretary Lynette Hartley 0412 712062 Social Activities: Jeff Smart 0409 251063 Rodney Williams, Max Simon Asst. Secretary Tom Noonan 9752 2211 Karen Button 0407 556666 Barry McDermott Treasurer John Freshney 0402 400294 Committee: Bill Orpen 0411 599804 Newsletter Team: Stand-in Tres. Albert Bak 0419 384099 Max Simon 0407 747824 Gary Pope 0408994799 Membership: David Lamble 0417 151043 Bill Ireland, Dick Webb Phil Spencer, Lindsay Horsley President's Report - Rodney Williams Welcome back in 2019. Sad to hear about the death of Len Elliott (Oct 2017) who was one of the Foundation Members of the Club. He was a Rocking Horse enthusiast. He has left a collection of videos on making Rocking horses. We will need to protect his intellectual property – so no copying. If any member is interested, we will make Len’s vision available to be shared at the Club rooms. https://www.facebook.com/RockingHorseShed/photos/a.452232554872258/14505908 55036418/?type=3&theater Another valued member died – Lindsay Rotherham died on January 18, 2019. He lost his long battle with cancer and his funeral, on January 25 th was well attended. He seemed to lead a very busy life – loved a party. As a retired Vietnam Vet, working with Legacy and winning many awards at woodturning – he shared his skills with many club members. He led a very busy life. On the break after Christmas, the thicknesser and the Jointer have had their blades rotated. Please be diligent in checking your material before using. The heavy-duty table saw has also been repaired. We are in the process of offering, for tender, a large amount of Trident saw bench and router table. Keep your eye out if interested. Pg 1: Committee / Club CONTACTS, President report Pg 2: VITAL INFO. “Around the Club” - Tenders, Members Welfare/Birthdays Pg 3: Website links, Facebook, EVENTS, Interests Pg 4: VALE: Lindsay Rotherham 18/1/19. Pg 4: SAFETY Corner. Activities around the Club Pg 5: TECHNICAL: Workshop Notes and articles. Pg 5-6: MEMBER INTERVIEW: Andre Cook (Models) Pg 9: HUMOR, and Curiosities Pg 10: Open Times, Roster, projects, discounts, Diary Disclaimer: All still photos in “Ingrained” are "posed" without safety gear, and not operating, to avoid operator distraction.

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Page 1: KDWC “INGRAINED” FEBRUARY 2019 P 1 INGRAINEDnewsletters.knoxwoodies.org.au/20190201.pdf · KDWC “INGRAINED” FEBRUARY 2019 P 1 INGRAINED Monthly Newsletter of the Knox & District

KDWC “INGRAINED” FEBRUARY 2019 P 1

INGRAINED Monthly Newsletter of the

Knox & District Woodworkers ClubVolume 31 Number 04

45 Glenfern Road Club Phone: (03) 9758 4849 Ferntree Gully VIC 3156 KDWC Club Website: www. knoxwoodies.org.au Reg. Assoc. A0017617S Club Email Address: [email protected]. au ABN 23 621 787 437 “INGRAINED” first issue: November 1988. Formed: 5/10/88

30 year history at: http://newsletters.knoxwoodies.org.au/20181001.pdf

Executive Committee Committee Members for 2018-19 Working Groups President Rodney Williams 0448 686537 Purchasing: Dick Webb 9764 5321 Maintenance: Lindsay HorsleyVice President Jeff Smart 0409 251063 Projects: Andre Cook 0488 585970 Henk Eyssens, Dick Webb Secretary Lynette Hartley 0412 712062 Social Activities: Jeff Smart 0409 251063 Rodney Williams, Max SimonAsst. Secretary Tom Noonan 9752 2211 Karen Button 0407 556666 Barry McDermottTreasurer John Freshney 0402 400294 Committee: Bill Orpen 0411 599804 Newsletter Team:Stand-in Tres. Albert Bak 0419 384099 Max Simon 0407 747824 Gary Pope 0408994799

Membership: David Lamble 0417 151043 Bill Ireland, Dick Webb Phil Spencer, Lindsay Horsley

President's Report - Rodney WilliamsWelcome back in 2019. Sad to hearabout the death of Len Elliott (Oct2017) who was one of the FoundationMembers of the Club.

He was a Rocking Horse enthusiast.He has left a collection of videos onmaking Rocking horses. We will needto protect his intellectual property – so no copying. If anymember is interested, we will make Len’s vision available tobe shared at the Club rooms.

https://www.facebook.com/RockingHorseShed/photos/a.452232554872258/1450590855036418/?type=3&theater

Another valued member died – Lindsay Rotherham diedon January 18, 2019.

He lost his long battle withcancer and his funeral, onJanuary 25th was wellattended.

He seemed to lead a very busylife – loved a party. As aretired Vietnam Vet, workingwith Legacy and winning manyawards at woodturning – heshared his skills with manyclub members. He led a verybusy life.

On the break after Christmas, the thicknesser and theJointer have had their blades rotated. Please be diligent inchecking your material before using. The heavy-duty tablesaw has also been repaired.We are in the process of offering, for tender, a large amountof Trident saw bench and router table. Keep your eye out ifinterested.

Pg 1: Committee / Club CONTACTS, President reportPg 2: VITAL INFO. “Around the Club” - Tenders, Members Welfare/BirthdaysPg 3: Website links, Facebook, EVENTS, InterestsPg 4: VALE: Lindsay Rotherham 18/1/19.Pg 4: SAFETY Corner. Activities around the ClubPg 5: TECHNICAL: Workshop Notes and articles.Pg 5-6: MEMBER INTERVIEW: Andre Cook (Models)Pg 9: HUMOR, and CuriositiesPg 10: Open Times, Roster, projects, discounts, Diary

Disclaimer: All still photos in “Ingrained” are "posed" without safety gear, and not operating, to avoid operator distraction.

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KDWC VITAL information for Members COMMITTEE EMAIL: [email protected]: www.knoxwoodies.org.ausuggestions for website/Facebook: [email protected] to JOIN: www.knoxwoodies.org.au/membershipLINKS: www.knoxwoodies.org.au/linksCONSTITUTION/Committee http://www.knoxwoodies.org.au/committeeSAFETY: www.knoxwoodies.org.au/safetyNewsletters: (latest) www.knoxwoodies.org.au/current (archive) www.knoxwoodies.org.au/archives

Articles to Editor [email protected] Facebook (invitees) www.facebook.com/groups/knoxwoodiesBank (Ref:name ID/purpose) Bendigo Bank BSB 633-000 A/c 1200 82748

Working with Children: workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/home/applications/ 45 Glenfern Road, FTG 3156; Ph: 97584849; and the occupational field is:“42: Sporting, recreational or cultural clubs,associations or movements”.

Newsletters and important news by emailplease let us know if you've changed your EMAIL addressAlways check your SPAM, Clutter, Trash and JUNK folders.

Send Lynette Hartley ([email protected]) a requestto update your email address / records

If technical issues, call Gary: Ph: 0408 994799 anytime!

Typical questions about joining the ClubThe many emails/calls we receive enquiring about what is involvedin joining the club. Some usual questions are:- Can we teach? No. we can't, we are not allowed to. But weshare a great lot of experience with fellow members.- Are there female members? Sure are – we have plenty. Age,gender, occupations and team preferences are of no issue with'Woodies'. We're just crazy about wood!2015 count we had 25 fine female members out of the overall 200at the club. We've seen a 50% increase in recent years of femalemembers, when overall growth was 25%. - What age groups come? Well, our Secretary has worked outsome nice statistics on that. 29% are aged 45-65, 43% are 65-85.We have some younger, and older! So there's a wealth ofenthusiasm, and experience here! - How do I find out about what the club is like? Drop in on ameeting night (1st WED of the month 7:15PM) or when the club isopen, We love showing visitors how to become members! ReferNEWSLETTER last page for open times, and links to activities.- How much does it cost Latest Joining fee/membership fees are on website. Presently(2018-19) $100 pa (due 1st Sept), with 50% discount after 1st

March if a new member, PLUS a one time $50 joining fee. Latefee of $10 applies after 31st Oct, and failing to renew by 30th Novrequires another Joining Fee of $50 to be paid.. - When do we meet? Refer to the last page of latest newsletters to see the times theclub is open for all the activity groups. But members are alsowelcome to use the workshops whenever there are two or morekeyholders/competent machine user attendees (for safetyreasons), to undertake their own projects, but courtesy suggeststhat priority is given to the activity groups on 'their sessions', toallow them to progress Club works. - History and Activities (See October 2018 Newsletter summary)

Got some NEWS to share with other members?If you have any articles, project notes,

humorous items to share with fellow Woodies – just drop us a line!

Editor contact: [email protected]

We thank Hon. Kim Wells MP

- Member for Rowville

for printing our newsletter as a Community Service VENTS–

Toy and Gift Making GroupTOY COUNT for XMAS Presentations: Nov'18 count: 502+

**Now to start another big year for Xmas 2019 **

Learn more about what this fine bunch of toymakers gets up to, in the May 2018 edition of “Ingrained”.

Toy/Gift Making or the preparing of kits in Kidz Korner Group, areboth great for 'those looking to practice new skills' atwoodworking. Keep in mind if you've a spare few moments! ...Ed.

Member's Birthdays – FEBRUARY

The very best of Birthday wishes to these members. You are

indeed are rare group with only two of our present 168 members holding a birthday in the month of February!

Makes you query the law of averages, hey?

Hope you have a top day, and enjoy the year ahead! ... Ed!

Member's Welfare Let's hope all goes well for any ofour fellow Woodies, who may beunwell. Please advise Committee,so that everyone is aware.

We're all thinking of you. [… Ed]

Social Committee Events and Enquries

Members with SOCIAL group ideas, please Contact:

Jeff Smart 0409 251063

Member day:Peter Jordan 4Robert Sledge 13

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Bill's Website of the Month!

Bill Ireland and like-minded Woodies who like sharing information from the web.

If you have some great woodworking links to share withyour mates at the Club, don't stash them away now, drop a

line to the Editor ([email protected]) to share the good oil around!

John Freshney shared this idea/resource on the Club'sFacebook page recently. Other Club Members thought itwas an awesome site for all sorts of things!

For anyone looking for plans, reading material andinspiration, type www.pdfdrive.com into your browser. Justsearched woodworking and there's a treasure trove of stuffto download. ....thanks for contributions to Bill's column […Ed]

Proudly Sponsored by

Ferntree Gully

Community Bank® branch and

Rowville branch of Bendigo Bank

Lots of maintenance over XMAS – thanks !

Men at Work 7th Jan 2019….

Dick Webb, Lindsay Horsley and Rodney Williams, put in asolid day rotating the cutters on the thicknesser and Jointer.PLEASE USE METAL DETECTOR before using & help preservethe life of these cutters.

Events in the BIG WOODIES WORLD….

It's early in the year for 2019 EVENTS to be updated. Ifany member or those reading our news in other Clubs,know of up-coming events. We recommend publishing itwith Alison as a central resourse for all, via her email: [email protected]

Many thanks to Alison Dews of the Council of WoodworkClubs for her regular, up-to-date list of events happeningaround Australia. They can be viewed here:https://www.councilwoodworkclubs.org/events

Also: another good resource for up-coming events:http://cwsonline.com.au and see:https://www.cwsonline.com.au/news--upcoming-events.html(Jim Carroll's list) “Events & News”

AWTEX “Get Turning” 14-16th June Kingston City HallTimber & Working With Wood (MELB) Aug 23-25th For a complete list of 'TurnAbout' events from last year,pending 2019 equivalents, See Feb 2018 edition of“Ingrained”

[….thanks for tips from: Peter Vermaas]

CLUB Equipment FOR SALE by TENDER*** Nothing this month **

Process: Lodge your submission to the committee, puttingyour name and best offered price in an

envelope in the MAIL SHUTE by the club doorway. Some items have a MINIMUM reserve.

Harry revives nice Auction Find from December Meet.

You’ve got to love the club when it puts surplus equipmentup for auction at the fun December meeting. Five bucks, abit of elbow grease, and now I’ve got a great mobile workbench. How did I ever live without one of these. Amazinglyversatile! (From Club's Facebook page)

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VALE – LINDSAY ROTHERHAM 18/1/2019

Some may already bewell aware, as too thoseon the Club's Facebookpage, that we lost a finemember 18th January.

Lindsay Rotherhamhas been a member ofthe KDWC since28/6/2004, a long timeprovider of fine items inBe-In-It Competitions, and an all round helpful member thatwe will all miss.

We often listed Lindsay as a Be-In-Itfinalist and winner over the years, and agood example of his fine work can beseen in an article from April 2017 whichwe re-printed with agreement fromAWTEX.

http://newsletters.knoxwoodies.org.au/20170401.pdf

Regretfully, Lindsay lost his fight with cancer, at the age of73+. To Lindsay's wife, Jennie and the many extendedfamily members and friends we relay our condolences.

Extract from 21/1/19 Herald-Sun notice:

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the life of Lindsay CliveRotherham will be held in the Federation Chapel, LilydaleMemorial Park, 126-128 Victoria Road, Lilydale on FRIDAY(25 January 2019) commencing at 2:15 pm. PrivateCremation In lieu of flowers, donations may be made toEastern Palliative Care. Envelopes available at the Service.

SAFETY Corner

Knox “Woodies” SAFETY CORNER

“Don’t Rush and Don’t Force It“

“Don’t Rush - Keep in mind this is a probably just a hobby.Take a break when you feel rushed or frustrated. Mistakes are

more likely when you rush or take short cuts”.

Consider a situation where you are tempted to work for longer thanyou otherwise would, just to get finished by a deadline. I think thisis a fair description of rushing. After a time, your body muscles willbecome fatigued through trying to maintain the working positionyou have chosen. This point is reached sooner, if any part of yourbody is operating outside your stance, because you will bestruggling against an offset centre of gravity. In a condition ofmuscle fatigue, you will lose some sense of feeling in yourmovements and your mind will become distracted by thediscomfort. You should immediately stop for a break, do somestretching exercises and consider how you allowed yourself tobecome so rushed.

I think you will all have seen pictures ofpeople (usually men!), perched on top of ahastily constructed stack of ladders, drums,pallets … well, just about anything close by. Iimagine these situations have come aboutbecause they were also rushing; not takingthe time to use the right equipment forworking at heights, such as a scissor-lift orproperly constructed scaffolding.

“Don’t Force It - If your blade is resisting the cut, stop and find the cause”.

This tip as not always related to tool maintenance, but canhappen by rushing your work to get finished. We all knowthat cutting edges have limitations on how easily they willpass through wood across their working lives. Thoselimitations will be reached as a cutting edge blunts, but canbe reached even sooner when forcing a workpiece past thecutting edge. The greater force applied by the operator, thegreater is the resistance generated. Perhaps Isaac Newtonwas describing kickback when he said “For every actionthere is an equal and opposite reaction”? Maybe not but stillthe message is clear. Please allow your machine to do itswork – but within its capabilities.

Don’t force it, Don’t Rush!

… John Freshney

Disclaimer: All still photos in “Ingrained” are "posed" withoutsafety gear, and not operating, to avoid operator distraction.

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Workshop Notes - “members helping members”

Phil Spencer provides inspiring technical articles for thisregular TECHNICAL column. What's your WIP presently?Drop a line with pictures to the Club [email protected] to include in the Newsletter toshare your experiences.

For this month's edition of Ingrained, we're looking behindthe scenes into the work done by some of our members , tolearn from their experiences. ....[Phil]

An interview with member: Andre Cook

This month we had a nice opportunity to meet up withMember: Andre Cook and his wife Nantje, to have acloser look at his magnificent woodworking projects,particularly models and clocks, that Andre has made inrecent years. Andre kindly shared an insight to how hisskills in woodworking came about, and gave us some clueson what's important when tackling such projects.

Although only a member since 2014, Andre has made ahuge impact on the Club, with his tireless work assisting theKids Korner Tuesday Group with Dick Webb, taking onthe role of Projects Manager recently, and being a keencontributor to the Be-In-It festivals evey year. He's aregular attendee to all Club functions, festivals and KidzKorner activities with the Community, and his involvement iswell respected and appreciated. But where did Andre'spassion for woodworking stem from? A little history helps.

Andre commenced as a builder's apprentice at the youngage of 15, which saw him take on carpentry whilst still atschool learning to be a 'Brickologist” as he calls himself. Soit formed a terrific grounding in working hard, and gettingused to all manner of construction challenges. Over theyears he fell into a niche role in the industry as a 'ProgramManager' – a person who has to implement, manage, re-schedule and supervise major projects, and many of theseinvolved major construction projects, one being thefabrication of a major blast furnace at an AluminiumSmelting Plant. So his bricklaying skills were useful too!

An interview with member: Andre Cook

From this background, it is easy to understand now, whyAndre has such a practical, team spirited manner abouthimself, and is one to quickly get a job underway andsorted out. I was impressed about the size and scope ofhis endeavours, compared to what we see him fulfil at theKDWC clubrooms, doing very fine model-making work.Quite an about face you'd think. But his woodworkingtalents came from a couple of unexpected beginnings.

A good mate of his, “Kees”, wanted to build a large trainsetunder his house, and Andre assisted. This was 14 yearsago, and lots of models were made, out of wood, and Andrethoroughly enjoyed the exercise. Years passed, and thepair got wind of the KDWC and popped in to check us out.Andre joined on the spot. But it was at that same point intime, in 2014, that his Son became involved in building up avery successful crane business in QLD, growing quickly,and takling major projects in many States. The huge craneshe acquired for projects, and the many photos shared withfamily, prompted Andre to building model replicas – andwhat amazing replicas they are!

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An interview with member: Andre Cook

Andre was awarded a “HighlyCommended” certificate inAug 2017 for that enormouscrane with its elaborate'boom'.

In 2018, Andre's intricatewooden clock won “Best InShow” as a Large piece. (seethe start of this article)

Back in 2016, Andre won“Best in Show” for a minorpiece, with the semi-trailershown below.

An interview with member: Andre Cook

Another crane, which boasts an expanding boom, is aninteresting piece.

“The secret to cutting the pieces accurately, for the boom,was to use the previously cut size of the smaller pieces, addthe thicknesses of the next pieces (on edge) and cut thenext size up, using that as a template….. and so forth.That way, you know that the progressively sized pieces willfit within each other.” says Andre.

But Andre is a careful planner. He never builds anythingwithout a plan first, often starting with a computer CADdrawing. And from those drawings, he seeks out optimalways to build the pieces using jigs or templates, to makework easier for any reptetitive items. Andre has a shed fullof templates! Every tool has some handmade jig to allowhim to knock up all manner of shapes needed on his tablesaw or jig saw.

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An interview with member: Andre Cook An interview with member: Andre Cook

What skills do you see as important to have?

- Patience! Don't rush!- Keep your eye on where the BLADE hits the LINE- Never be frightened to ask questions- Have a basic underlying set of carpentry skills- Practice! Get involved in making repetitive pieces. (Join a group like Kidz Korner to do this!)

What special equipment do you rely upon?

In a visit to Andre's “POPS SHED” in the yard, we find a well laid out workshop with a few key machines: - a very accurate, large TABLE SAW- a simple BAND SAW but with all manner of templates- simple drill press and sander mounted on bench- a hand made dust extraction system throughout- everything on WHEELS to move about the shed- a solid workbench with shadowboard of hand tools.

Nothing expensive or elaborate, but just plain ACCURATE,SOLID tools that work! Like this TABLE SAW attachment:

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An interview with member: Andre Cook

Above: Cuttingany sized circleon band saw.

Right: A jig forTABLE SAW forcuting teeth for aclock cog.

An interview with member: Andre Cook

What wood/glues/finishes do you like/recommend? - Plain ash- Blackwood (it cuts well!)- Myrtle- Redgum- “I hate pine with a passion!”

for Glues: TITEBOND III (from Carbatec) and Finishes: Feast Watson MASTERTOUCH (in Satin) and WIPE ON POLY

Did your involvement with KDWC, and its fellow members, help with your pursuit?

Andre found that doing repetitive construction exercises inKidz Korner really helped with identifying smarter ways tomake templates, jigs and such techniques lead to a moreaccurate and successful outcome. You always learn newideas when working with other like-minded Club Members.

What advice would you give to newcomers, tackling such projects?

- Make sure EVERYTHING IS SQUARE- Measure it, mark the LINE, leave HALF THE LINE on!- Improvise with JIGS and TEMPLATES- Join a group to rehearse / improve your skills

What was your favourite achievement?

“That would be the Clock! I had a feeling it would work , but when it finally did, I was chuffed!” says Andre.

A big thanks to Andre for sharing an insight into his model making! ………… [Gaz]

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HUMOR

Should I Really Join Facebook?

When I bought my Blackberry, I thought about the 30-yearbusiness I ran with 1800 employees, all without a cell phone thatplays music, takes videos, pictures and communicates withFacebook and Twitter. I signed up under duress for Twitter andFacebook, so my seven kids, their spouses, my 13 grand kids and2 great grand kids could communicate with me in the modern way.I figured I could handle something as simple as Twitter with only140 characters of space.

My phone was beeping every three minutes with the details ofeverything except the bowel movements of the entire nextgeneration. I am not ready to live like this. I keep my cell phone inthe garage in my golf bag.

The kids bought me a GPS for my last birthday because they say Iget lost every now and then going over to the grocery store orlibrary. I keep that in a box under my tool bench with the Blue tooth[it's red] phone I am supposed to use when I drive. I wore it onceand was standing in line at Barnes and Noble talking to my wifeand everyone in the nearest 50 yards was glaring at me. I had totake my hearing aid out to use it, and I got a little loud.

I mean the GPS looked pretty smart on my dash board, but thelady inside that gadget was the most annoying, rudest person Ihad run into in a long time. Every 10 minutes, she wouldsarcastically say, "Re-calc-u-lating." You would think that she couldbe nicer. It was like she could barely tolerate me. She would let gowith a deep sigh and then tell me to make a U-turn at the nextlight. Then if I made a right turn instead. Well, it was not a goodrelationship..

When I get really lost now, I call my wife and tell her the name ofthe cross streets and while she is starting to develop the sametone as Gypsy, the GPS lady, at least she loves me.

To be perfectly frank, I am still trying to learn how to use thecordless phones in our house. We have had them for 4 years, but Istill haven't figured out how I lose three phones all at once andhave to run around digging under chair cushions, checkingbathrooms, and the dirty laundry baskets when the phone rings.

The world is just getting too complex for me. They even mess meup every time I go to the grocery store. You would think they couldsettle on something themselves but this sudden "Paper orPlastic?" every time I check out just knocks me for a loop. I boughtsome of those cloth reusable bags to avoid looking confused, but Inever remember to take them with me.

Now I toss it back to them. When they ask me, "Paper or plastic?"I just say, "Doesn't matter to me. I am bi-sacksual." Then it's theirturn to stare at me with a blank look. I was recently asked if Itweet. I answered, No, but I do fart a lot."

P.S. I know some of you are not over 70. I share this to you toallow you to share it to those who are....... I figured your sense ofhumour could handle it. If not... find a sense of humour....

We all need to have one of these !!!. We senior citizens don'tneed any more gadgets. The TV remote and the garage doorremote are about all we can handle.

HUMOR at the AUCTION night

Greetings, Salutations & Non- Discrimination

I wanted to send some sort of holiday greeting to my friends andcolleagues, but it is difficult in today's world to know exactly whatto say without offending someone.

So I met with my lawyer yesterday, and on her advice I wish to saythe following:

Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my bestwishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, lowstress, non addictive, gender neutral celebration of the summersolstice holiday practiced with the most enjoyable traditions ofreligious persuasion or secular practices of your choice withrespect for the Religious / secular persuasions and / or traditionsof others, or their choice not to practice religious or seculartraditions at all.

I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling andmedically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generallyaccepted calendar year 2019 ,

But not without due respect for the calendar of choice of othercultures whose contributions to society have helped make ourcountry great ( not to imply that

Australia is necessarily greater than any other country ) andwithout regard to the race, creed, colour, age, physical ability,religious faith or sexual preference of the wishes.

By accepting this greeting, you are accepting these terms:

This greeting is subject to clarification or withdrawal. It is freelytransferable with no alteration to the original greeting.

It implies no promise by the wisher to actually implement any ofthe wishes for her / him or others and is void where prohibited bylaw, and is revocable at the sole discretion of the wisher.

The wish is warranted to perform as expected within the usualapplication of good tidings for a period of one year or until theissuance of a new wish at the sole discretion of the wisher.

Best Regards (without prejudice)

Name withheld (Privacy Act).

Thanks to members for their contributions! …..[Ed]

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Weekly Workshop Hours and Keyholders (click website links to Activity HISTORY info)Note: All Members are welcome to access the Clubrooms at any of these times.

Monday 09:00AM - 12:30PM Wood Turning Henk Eyssens 5968 5119

Tuesday 08:30AM - 02:30PM Kidz KornerGeneral Access

Dick WebbAndre Cook

976453210488 585 970

06:30PM - 09:30PM Wood Turning Larry Clemmet 0417 328 425

Wednesday 09:00AM - 02:00PM General Access Dick Webb 97645321

Thursday 09:30AM - 02:30PM Toymakers Tony Deabe 9774 7917

06:30PM 06:30PM

- 09:30PM - 09:30PM

Furniture Making Carving (for all!)

Mark Guscott Albert Bak

0412 558488 0419 384099

Friday 10:00AM - 01:30PM General Access Barry McDermott 9753 6157

06:30PM - 09:30PM Rocking Horses Neil Harris 9727 1413

Saturday see roster below and WORKING BEES

Sunday (closed)

Saturday Morning Roster

Opening 09:30 am to 12:30 pm

Jan 19th Phil Dunstan 0413 255399

Jan 26th CLOSED - AUSTRALIA DAY

Feb 2nd Dick Webb 9764 5321

Feb 9th WORKING BEE

Feb 16th Rodney Williams 0448 686 537

Feb 23rd Ladislav Toman 0410 405 227

Mar 2nd KNOX FESTIVAL CLOSED

Mar 9th Peter Collins 0409 183 453

Mar 16th Tom Keane 9728 3230

Mar 23rd Phil Dunstan 0413 255399

Mar 30th Dick Webb 9764 5321

NOTE: If no member arrives by 10:30am, the Key Holder has the option of closing Clubrooms

Member's Discounts The Following Suppliers offer discounts to Members.

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Budget Car and Truck Rental (FTG). Caroll’s Woodcraft Supplies.Carba t ec.Ferntree Gully BoltsJalor ToolsMitre-10 – Baysw ater. (Timber purchases only)Pop’s Shed.Screwit – Supplier of Sachy ScrewsTaits Timber Glen IrisSonicsales (ONLINE) (Woodworking Machinery Specialists.)

Merchandise and Materials on sale at Club(effective 1st July 2018)Club Caps $12.00Club Polo Shirts $35.00Club Fleecy Tops - Half Zip $45.00Club Fleecy Tops - Full-length Zip $55.00Club VESTS (see pics in Sept 2016 news) $70.00Note: Personal embroidery, eg: names, are: $6 extra

Club ProjectsProject (ref: Eric) Recipient Status

Adult/Joint toy/gifts Various for Xmas Continuous

Various Turnings Festival stock &c In Progress

Kidz Korner kits KK Activities Continuous &help appreciated

For next Festival.

Prizes In progress

And following Festival Stringybark (Oct) planning

Prizes In progress

Current jobs

Honor Role board Upper FTG Footy Club

Important Diary Dates and coming events

Mon 14th Jan Club re-opens for 2019Sat 26th Jan ) CLUB CLOSEDMon 28th Jan ) Upheld AUSTRALIA DAY

Wed 6th Feb Members' Meeting 7:30PMSat 9th Feb WORKING BEE 8:00AMWed 20th Feb Committee Meeting 7:00PM

Sat/Sun 2nd/3rd Mar KNOX FESTIVAL

Wed 6th Mar Members' Meeting 7:30PMWed 20th Mar Committee Meeting 7:00PM

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KNOX FESTIVAL (Mar 2nd/ 3rd ) details tba.