Setup for the Woodworking Show
Members met at the Knecht Home Center from 4 pm to 6 pm on Friday April 26, 2019 to set the stage for the 11th Annual Rapid City Woodworkers Association (RCWA) Woodworking Show.
Rick Weisbeck was the coordinator/liaison with Knecht Home Center for the setup and subsequent Show.
A core group of Members planning to attend and participate assisted with the setup activities for the Show. Here are some of the participating members:
Jerry and Patsy Hood, Mary Jo Anderson, Kathie and Bob Buchanan, Lauree and Darwin Buus, Rick Weisbeck, Cori Weisbeck, Ken and Carol Maron, Ed Pike, Gloria Pike, Ralph and Roberta Brethauer, Dennis Eliason, Julian Wigen, Harley Schmadeke, Paul Douglas, Mary and Grant Coffin, Al Oines, Danny and Mary Green, Jeff and Celi Albrecht, Lon and Vicky Gose, Rollie and Norma Lynde, Tony Verchio, John Wolf, Wes and Kathy Murphy, Jim and Linda Burke, Ethan Burke, Joan Bares, Ken and Ann Froelich, Keith Hoffman, and Dave Dittmer
WW SHOW THEME: "Anything TRUCKS"
RCWA TRAVELING DISPLAY CASE - the case had been moved to the store early in April to help advertise the upcoming WW Show.
FRONT ENTRY TABLE - the tables near the entrance to the store included areas for the DOOR PRIZES, SIGN-IN, RAFFLE ITEMS, and SILENT AUCTION.
Door Prize Registration
TOY PROGRAM DISPLAY - tables were prepared with table cloths and made ready to set up areas for:
TOYS MADE FOR 2018 CHRISTMAS TOY PROGRAM
TOY PROGRAM HISTORY – PHOTOS/Trifold Display
TOYMAKING 101 DISPLAY
CLUB DISPLAY – TRUCKS - near the middle of the store, three tables were placed to hold representative displays from each member.
OLD TOOLS DISPLAY - LON GOSE brought in three panels of old tools attached to boards for display during the show.
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS’ DISPLAYS - tables were set up along aisles and walkways in the store to hold members individual displays. Those planned to bring items for displaying on tables included:
Mary and Danny Green
DEMONSTRATIONS - areas/tables were set up to accomodate scrollsaws, lathes, CNC machines, toymaking apparatus, and a Target for the Gatling Gun
WOODTURNING - the woodturning demonstration area was between the two entry dooors.
WOODTURNING LATHE - set on a Grant Coffin built custom table.
DOUBLE POLE SPRING LATHE – set up by JEFF ALBRECHT - as a standalone unit.
SCROLLSAWING - tables were set up to accomodate 5 scrollsaws, a drill press, a laptop computer and printer, a bandsaw, and portable hand sanders.
TOYMAKING - 3 tables were set up to accommodate kids coloring delivery trucks, and presses to install wheels on the trucks.
COMPUTER NUMERICALLY CONTROLLED (CNC) ROUTER DEMONSTRATION - RICK WEISBECK placed his CNC router on a movable cart and cleared an area in the shipping/receiving area for the demonstration.
GATLING GUN TARGET PRACTICE - was also set up in the shipping/receiving area.
GAMES FOR KIDS
An area was prepared for a short legged table for games for kids, including a double marble game, a double basketball game, a tabletop race track, wooden puzzles, a Giant Jenga game, a medium Jenga game, and a full blown 8' 3-track race track.
For more information about the Woodworkers, click here: RCWA