Saturday, July 22, 2017

RCWA Members assist CFB with Pinewood Derby

During the past week, members of the RCWA assisted with building wooden cars for the upcoming Pinewood Derby to be held next week at The Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD.  The races will be held next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1 pm each day.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A Community Event -- A Day in the Park. July 15, 2017

July 15th from 8:30 am- 12:30 pm

Day in the Park (Steve Selfridge),

Memorial Park, Rapid City, SD

Setup at 8:30; event runs from 9:30

to 12:30 pm














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General Meeting July 10, 2027





July 10th , 2017 July 2017 General Meeting 7 pm at 910 Wood Ave








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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Toy Workshop - July 8, 2017

The first activity in July was our Toy Workshop on Saturday July 8th.  Check the main webpage for further details.  ( www.sdwoodworker.org ) 


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A toy workshop was held on July 8, 2017 at the shop at the CLUB FOR BOYS.  The temperature was in the high 90s, allowing us to use routers and sanders and sun screen outside.

Attendees (19):  Al Oines, Ed Pike, Danny and Mary Green, Bob and Kathie Buchanan, Lon Gose, Paul Douglas, Rick Weisbeck, Mary Jo Anderson, Ralph Brethauer, Rollie Lynde, Ken Moran, Jerry Hood, Gerold N, Harley Schmadeke, Matt and Megan Buchanan, and Mark Kline

Activities:
Preparation for the Day in the Park Event on July 15, 2017:  We will bring blank unfinished wooden toy vans for kids to color with crayons. When the kids are finished coloring, we will install wheels on each toy.  A race track will be available to test the new cars.

Today the GAV Product Line was busy fabricating the blanks, also known as Give Away Vans (GAVs):  This included Drilling windows and axles/Router edges and sanding approximately 250 GAVs for the upcoming event.

Other Toy Program Activities today included:
   Helicopters - rotors installation
   Sanding - toys by hand after sealed
   Scroll sawing windows in Vans
   Installing wheels on toys
   Inventory of completed toys:  count/label/record/box up

Photos from today's Toy Workshop:






Bird's Eye View



Give Away Vans Product Line










Toys packaged for Inventory today:  130   Subtotal to date:   465.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

June 12, 2017 - General Meeting of the RCWA

Other dates (busy month):
   Monday   June 12th - General Meeting at 7 pm at 910 Wood Ave in Rapid City SD
   Thursday June 15th - SS SIG at Rick's Shop at 7 pm
   Saturday June 17th - Garage/Tool Sale Fundraiser at Wes Murphy's at 7 am
   Saturday June 24th - Kenadi's Carnival and Silent Auction Fundraiser in Spearfish starting at  9 am

Toy Workshop - June 10, 2017

A toy workshop was held on June 10, 2017 at the shop at the CLUB FOR BOYS.  The temperature was in the high 80s, allowing us to use routers and sanders and spray finish outside.

Attendees (15):  Al Oines, Ed Pike, Danny and Mary Green, Bob and Kathie Buchanan, Lon Gose, Paul Douglas, Darwin and Lauree Buus, Rick Weisbeck, Paul Douglas, Mary Jo Anderson, Bel Felix, and Julian Wigen.

Toy Program Activities today included:
   Helicopters - assembly line
   Drilling windows in Helicopters
   Drilling rotor Holes in Helicopters
   Sanding - toys by hand after sealed
   Scroll sawing windows in Vans
   Installing wheels on toys
   Inventory of completed toys:  count/label/record/box up



Photos from today's Toy Workshop:









Toys packaged for Inventory today:  140.  Subtotal to date:  335.



Activities at the Club for Boys by members during the month of May

The proposal/plan from Mark Kline to Lon Gose:


Upgraded cabinets built by Lon Gose:


Upgraded ball game at the Club for Boys:
participating team members Danny and Mary Green, Al Oines, Ralph Brethauer, and Paul Douglas


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