Special Notice

The spread of the Coronavirus is of concern to all of us. Out of an abundance of caution, the Board has decided to cancel all club events for March. This includes the March general meeting, the Board meeting and the Introduction to Scroll Sawing class. The April general meeting is still scheduled to go on as planned. Thank you for your understanding. Our health is most important.

 

Board Meeting 

March 18, 2020 (cencelled)

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Sun Hong Kong restaurant

1425 Draper Street, Kingsburg, Ca

All Members Welcome

 

North Meeting 

April 18, 2020

9 AM to Noon (ish)

Location: Mike Weatherson’s Shop

1475 W. Bullard, Fresno CA (See Newsleter for map and directions)

Program: This meeting will be the fourth in our 4 part series on the router, and will focus on how you can take full advantagw of your router table. Topics will include making and using jigs and accessories, making cope and stick joints,  making raised panel doors, and getting the most from your router bits. This meeting also will be the annual birdhouse contest, with prizes for the top three entrees as voted on by the members. 

There will also be a short presentation on a specific type of finish (to be determined). 

South Meeting 

March 21, 2020 (cancelled)

9 AM to Noon (ish)

Location: Tulare Western High School (See newsletter for map)

Program: This will be the third of a 4 part series of meetings focused entirely on the router. This meeting will emphasize “surface routing”, which includes router tasks performed free-hand or with guides and jigs. Topics covered will include edge treatment using an edge guide, cutting circles, cutting dados, pattern routing, and possibly inlay work.

There will be a short presentation on a specific type of finish (to be determined). 

Note: There will be no “Lunch with Julia” this month.

 

Special Note

On the second Saturday of each month, Kevin Gerke opens the woodshop at Tulare Western High School from 9 AM till Noon. Members are invited to come to work on any project. Shop facilities are available.