Sunday, April 24, 2016

Toy Workshop 4-23-2016

Just a reminder - we will have a toy workshop tomorrow Saturday April 23rd - once again, the nicest day of the week! - from 9 am to noon at the Club for Boys Shop.  Please bring routers, sanders, miter saws, wheels, etc. 

We have several items on the agenda including, but not limited to:
     Installing wheels on toys (100)
     Building quarter pounders for the WW Show (25) on May 7th
     Tracing tractor bodies
     Cutting, sanding, routering, and sanding of toys for the toy program
     Making wheels for CFB (80)
     Making vans for upcoming Make a Wish event - May 14th
     Cutting parts for catapult kits for CFB

If you have any items to put into the display cabinet for the WW Show - please bring on Saturday or take them directly to Knecht Home Center and give to Rick Weisbeck.  The display is in place at the store.

Hope to see you Saturday morning!   Bob B

Attendees Today (19):  Julian Wigen, Rollie Lynde, Bel Felix, Bob and Kathie Buchanan, Grant Coffin, Lon Gose, Richard Rasmussen, Jerry Hood, Darwin and Lauree Buus, Lloyd Potter, Jerry Norsen, Danny Green, Steve Larson, Ed Pike, Ron Fisher, Paul Douglas, Dennis Eliason, and Mark Kline.

It was a very productive workshop today!

We completed the following:
  1. Wheels installed on over 100 toys
  2. Door Prizes for the WW show - on May 7th - completed an even dozen Quarter pounders (with Cheese)
  3. Traced over 80 tractor bodies on 1" thick poplar
  4. Routered two boxes of toys for the toy program
  5. Completed 96 wheels for the May mini-pinewood derby for the Club for Boys using holesaws (2 1/2" diameter x 1/2 " thick)
  6. Completed cutting, drilling, and routering of the Vans for the upcoming Make a Wish event - May 14th at Main Street Square in conjuction with Knecht Home Center
  7. Completed cutting of the stock for 24 catapult kids for next Thursday's event for the Club for Boys - Mark Kline coordinator.

Click on the link below to learn more about the Rapid City Woodworkers Association activities on the main page of the website:

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