August 2016 Newsletter

Atlanta Woodcarvers Club

News and Announcements

Officers 2016:

President, Carmen Sanders carmencsanders@gmail.com

Vice-President, Nelson Cruthirds NRC1947@yahoo.com

Secretary, Gail Holland gailholland@bellsouth.net

Treasurer, Gaines Burnette wgburnette@comcast.net

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday evening, August 9, 2016

NEW SUMMER HOURS 6:00 until 8:00pm

WHERE: Room #1 Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084

SHOW AND TELL share what you are working on!

BE SURE AND WEAR YOUR NAME TAG or pay Gaines a quarter.

VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT: www.atlantawoodcarvers.com

Browse the gallery, check the schedule and explore the links.

From the Presidents Corner:

Tim Mitchell will print your shirts (so bring them in) with the ATLANTA WOODCARVERS CLUB name for just the front pocket $3.00 or just the back of your shirt $5.00; or both sides for $8.00 total.  Cotton is preferred in any color you will provide.

Please enter applications of your woodcarvings to the National Georgia Fair before the end of August.  Doug McKittrick will talk about this at our August 9th meeting.

NEED A VOLUNTEER TO HEAD HOLIDAY DINNER COMMITTEE.  Need more people to help.  Signup sheet will be passed.

____________________________________________________________________________ COMING UP:

AUGUST PROGRAM: CARVING IN THE ROUND, a furry animal.  The furry animal you carve will be used in October to learn how to burn fur.  A choice of Polar Bear (holiday ornament) or Cane topper from brasswood egg (tiger, cat, dog, or you may have another something in mind.)

SEPTEMBER PROGRAM: We plan to have a number of painting teachers you can observe or participate with.  We will provide you a small holiday ornament rough-out to be painted.

OCTOBER PROGRAM: Learning to burn fur on your carved animal – Gina Gipson.  Bring your burning tool.  Our club has one to lend.

NOVEMBER PROGRAM: Double Holiday Elf – Lynn Petkas

DECEMBER PROGRAM: Holiday Dinner

REMINDER: The Atlanta Woodcarvers Club meeting: August 9, 2016 – 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: room #1, Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084

See you there, Carmen

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