Sunday, October 13, 2019

Toy Workshop 10-12-2019 (TWS2019-18)

Results today:
    Toys completed, packed and sent to inventory: 212 
    Total Toys in inventory to date: 1919 + 212 = 2201





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Friday, October 4, 2019

Toy Workshop 10-5-2019 (TWS2019-17)

Toy Workshop 10-5-2019 (TWS2019-17)

Weather today:  Sunny, windy, temperature at game time:  50 degrees

The sanding team braved the winds and set up outside to sand and router wheeled toys.  By noon, the temperature was decent.

Attendees (24):  Harley, John, Bel, Jerry, Patsy, Kathie, Bob, Darwin, Lauree, Jim, Ken, Danny, Mary, Ethan, Tony, Rollie, Don, Julian, Al, Rick, Ed, Lon, Ralph, and Mary Jo.

Activities today:

    Building "new" dog toys with moving ears
    Building flatbed pickup trucks
    Drilling post holes in basketball backboards
    Gluing hoops to backboards
    Installing launchers on basketball bases
    Hand-sanding finished toys ( crayon whales and caravans)
    Installing wheels on wheeled toys
    Installing wheels and Ladders on Fire Trucks
    Miniature routering of critters
    Cutting toys to shape on scroll-saws
    Counting and packaging completed toys and tagging for inventory/storage

Results today:
    Toys completed, packed and sent to inventory: 270 
    Total Toys in inventory to date: 1649 + 270 = 1919

 Photos from today's workshop:



















 

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

CFB Volunteer Banquet 9-30-2019



A Volunteer Banquet to recognize volunteers who help out at the Club for Boys was held on Sept 30 at the gym at the Club for Boys.  Representing the RCWA at the banquet were Grant Coffin, Al Oines, Jerry Hood, and Bob and Kathie Buchanan.



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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Toy Workshop 9-28-2019 (TWS2019-16)

Toy Workshop 9-28-2019 (TWS 2019-16)


Weather today:  Rainy, windy, temperature at game time:  46 degrees

Due to rainy weather outside, all rough sanding and routering operations were cancelled for today.

Attendees (23):  Harley, John, Jerry, Patsy, Kathie, Bob, Darwin, Lauree, Jim, Ken, Danny, Mary, Bel, Rollie, Julian, Al, Rick, Ed, Lon, Mary Jo, Paul, Frank, and Grant.

Activities today:
 
    Hand-sanding finished toys
    Marking and drilling axle holes on trucks
    Installing wheels on wheeled toys
    Installing wheels on airplanes
    Installing wings on airplane fuselages
    Installing rotors on helicopters
    Building airplanes
    Miniature routering of critters
    Bandsawing toys to shape
    Cutting toys to shape on scrollsaws
    Counting and packaging completed toys and tagging for inventory/storage

During the week, Rick installed plexiglass covers on 53 turtle banks and packed them up and put them into inventory.


Results today:
    Toys completed, packed and sent to inventory: 236
    Total Toys in inventory to date:  1649

 Photos from today's workshop:























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Friday, September 20, 2019

Toy Workshop 9-21-2019 (TWS2019-15)

Toy Workshop 9-21-2019 (TWS 2019-15)

Weather today:

Attendees (25):  Harley, John, Jerry, Patsy, Kathie, Bob, Darwin, Lauree, Jim, Ken, Danny, Mary, Tony, Rollie, Al, Rick, Ed, Lon, Ralph, and Mary Jo, Gary J, Gary G, Matt and Lucas, Gloria, Steve, Don.

Activities today:
    Building airplanes
    Build tugboats
    Installing wheels on wheeled toys
    Hand-sanding sealed toys (fire trucks, Busses, PT Cruisers)
    Marking and drilling pilot holes in airplane wings
    Cutting toys to shape on scroll-saws
    Sanding and routering first time of toys
    Sanding curved parts with 1" belt sander
    Sanding inside of round windows or holes with oscillating sander
    Begin assembling tugboats with axle pegs, cabins, and stacks
    Counting and packaging completed toys and tagging for inventory/storage

At least ten boxes of toys were returned from home workshops, and several more boxes of toys were taken to home workshops by Don Roberts, Mary and Danny Green, and Lon.  A new bit was installed in the residence router (3/16" roundover).

Results today:
    Toys completed, packed and sent to inventory: 348 
    Total Toys in inventory to date:  

 Photos from today's workshop:















For more information about the Woodworkers, click here:   RCWA