Monday Night Recap, November 14, 2022


Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday Dec 12 in our usual meeting room. Review of the year and plans, finances, future plans, constitution and bylaws, nominations

forms available from Kade, can be election of executive, any new motions properly presented, PLAN TO ATTEND!

We DO NEED an ‘Elections Officer’ to run our elections at the AGM – YOU could volunteer!! Also, who are you going to nominate for being on the next executive? Contact anyone on the executive

Lotto report –‘Rick’s Picks’ being run by Janice Prebble, Won 2 free plays and $2.

SCROLL saws are being extensively re-furbished by Bruce Cook – Thanks!

Audio Visual – club to be getting a new laptop for zoom and other club use.

DUES are due on or before January first. Pay yours on or before the AGM and you could win back $80. Contact Mike Beaton

Plans to start the various 101 shop courses in the new year – approach Paul K or Kade if you could assist with these, or learn to be an co-instructor

Cheese slicers being ordered by Chris Lapine++++++++++++++++++

Financial Report to be coming to you monthly starting in the new year, and at the AGM.

Larry J and Donna P are going to be doing an ‘audit’ of our books in conjunction with Mike B.

You should have access to the membership list, with photos, and also our Constitution and Bylaws, which are on the website. Contact Doug R if you have any questions about this

AGM has to include a circulation of last year’s financial statement…this will come to you by email.

Ongoing Education

As noted above, we all look forward to seeing those ‘101’ courses starting up again

Community Activities

Back Door Mission: donations continue to be needed- contact Chad Shaw or Calvin Perry for details. ??

StopGap– makes risers for getting wheelchairs into buildings independently …Calvin talking with them.

Scouts Canada asking about ‘CUBCARS‘ in January?

Wig Stands: keep making them!! wood available from the shop once it opens, and even for a few minutes tonight after the meeting

Dan Alexander is taking photos of gallery items to be posted on our website


Mike KellarBalancing grinder wheels. System for doing this available from Lee Valley. This takes some patience and practice!

Sharpening drill bits: tip usually at 118 degrees, all purpose. Keep angles on both cutting sides the same. Use a sweeping motion to make the grinding pass. Seems like a skill that would take some practice! John MacD did a trial run with the new skill!!!

Gallery, Show & Tell

Steve Hutcheon – two cutting boards (various woods: maple walnut mahogany) finished with mineral oil.

Doug Ricketts– – slab of plum wood from Exotic Woods in Burlington. This place is worth a road trip!

Two small night stands made of walnut and butternut, one finished with polyurethane, and osmo top oil for the other.

Dale Coolidge– wooden turned box tape measure holder (Dale didn’t make it but wanted to show it!)

Next Meeting

Monday, NOV 21st . see you there or on ZOOM! You can bring your show and tell/ Gallery items to the meeting, or show them on zoom using your computer camera!

Faceplates draw

Winners- Dave Roberts, Roy Coe, Kade Bolger