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June Monthly Meeting:


Stu Garvin
presenting
Dust Collection in the Woodworking Shop





Wednesday, June 19th
7:00 PM 
@ Carpenters Union 301 Hall

CIWW welcomes Stu Garvin back to the podium to talk about Dust Collection in the Woodworking Shop.  A common menace for all woodworkers, paying attention to the quality of the air in your shop will keep your lungs clear and working wood for many years to come!

A Senior Sales Associate at the Indianapolis Rockler Store, Stu has been with us several times.  Stu knows and teaches about proper dust collection methods.  His presentation includes compelling reasons to take this serious. And he offers helpful explanations of the types of systems to consider.  Be sure to attend and learn how to keep yourself safe from harmful wood dust in your shop.

**Once again, we will be opening our doors one hour early to give members a bit more time for socializing before the actual meeting begins. Bring a friend, and appetite, and join us at 6:00 PM for this extra time with fellow woodworkers. (Food items will be available for a donation.)


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June 2024
Toy of the
Month

Our Toy for the Month for June features the return of The Boorish Bus.  First introduced by John Kneebone back in 2019, this bus is an easy-to-build toy that will put smiles on the faces of kids at Christmas time.


As usual, build 13, keep one, and return the others in a box marked Category 9 and clearly marked on the box.


Pick up your kits from Vince Failla at the monthly meeting in the Carpenters Union 301 Hall. Or contact Vince for more information at 317-408-7511




The Boorish Bus





Plans for our Toys of the Month can be downloaded using the Quicklinks below.

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May 2024
Toys of the
Month

Our Toys for the Month of May are two popular military vehicles, the Jeep and the Tank.  The Jeep is a simple design that requires no template and will be an easy project to build. The Tank requires a bit more work but the results include a cannon turret that actually turns!

 

Kits for these two vehicles will be available, including wheels, axles, headlights and dowels needed for the builds.  The Tank instructions also include a template for laying out the wheels and shape.

As usual, build 13, keep one, and return the others in a box marked Category 9 and clearly marked on the box.


Pick up your kits from Vince Failla at the monthly meeting in the Carpenters Union 301 Hall. Or contact Vince for more information at 317-408-7511


The Jeep




The Tank



Plans for our Toys of the Month can be downloaded using the Quicklinks below.

The Jeep



The Tank


         

April 2024
Toys of the
Month

Our Toys for the Month of April are two small keepsake boxes, the Crappie Fish Box and the Escargot Box.  Both have a secret compartment for use in hiding small jewelry or trinkets. 

 

These boxes require a piece of 2x6 and some 1/4" plywood for the top and bottom. Shaped on a bandsaw, the lid is attached on a pivot pin (axle) that also serves as the eye for the characters.

As usual, build 13, keep one, and return the others in a box marked Category 3 and clearly marked on the box.


Pick up your templates from Vince Failla at the monthly meeting in the Carpenters Union 301 Hall. Or contact Vince for more information at 317-408-7511




The Crappie Fish Box




The Escargot Box




Plans for our Toys of the Month can be downloaded using the Quicklinks below.


The Crappie Fish Box



The Escargot Box


         



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Spotlight on our Sponsors!

The following are some of the generous businesses that help keep our Club going.  Their gifts of cash, materials, shop supplies and tools greatly enhances our ability to work wood and make a difference in our community!


Rockler Woodworking
8452 Castleton Corner Dr. 
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Northwest Lumber Company
5035 Lafayette Rd. 
Indianapolis, IN 46254


3500 N Arlington Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Accurate Cutting Technologies
1111 Country Club Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46234


Iso Tunes
12202 Hancock Street
Carmel, IN 46032


MacBeath Hardwood
320 North Kyle St
Edinburgh, IN 46124

MacAllister Machinery
6300 Southeastern Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46203