PHOTOS FROM THE NOVEMBER 2017 MONTHLY MEETING
PHOTOS FROM THE 2017 SWAMP EXPO – BLUEBIRD HOUSE BUILD
PHOTOS FROM THE SEPTEMBER 2017 MONTHLY MEETING
WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM
BRWC Club Members Mark Monistere, Bob Bewick, Doug Morgan and Terry Landry participated in the West Baton Rouge Museum history summer camp that was themed “Tales from the Bayou”. They showed a model of how the Acadians may have constructed their house frames using no nails. Over the course of two days, about eighty 6 to 12 year old kids viewed this model. They also got to use some hand tools such as a brace and bit, eggbeater drill and watch a hand plane being used to peel a shaving off with their name.
PICTURES FROM JUNE 2017 MONTHLY MEETING
PROJECT – BRWC Members are helping the CB Pennington YMCA who flooded last August. Club members will be building a coffee hutch, two coffee tables, three end tables, a nursery cubby and pool side benches. Here are a few pictures of club members working on this project.
FRESHWATER SCHOOL PENCIL HOLDERS – Club members Harold Choate and Wayne Matherne made pencils holders for the kids in the 2nd grade at Freshwater School in Denham Springs. Here are a few pictures of the creative and funny Thank You cards that the kids made.
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FRESHWATER SCHOOL PENCIL HOLDERS – Club members Harold Choate and Wayne Matherne made pencils holders for the kids in the 2nd grade at Freshwater School in Denham Springs. Pictured with Harold and Wayne are the school principal, three 2nd grade teachers and two of the 2nd grade kids.
PICTURES FROM JANUARY 2017 MONTHLY MEETING
HAND TOOL WOODWORKING DEMONSTRATION AT THE WBR MUSEUM HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
PICTURES FROM NOVEMBER 2016 MONTHLY MEETING
WOODWORK INSTRUCTION FOR CLINTON SCHOOL
The Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club is assisting the Flowers Solutions Academy by presenting instruction in woodwork. The small private school is located in Clinton, La and the instruction will be given through the course of three classes. Each class is comprised of hands on activities and games with the students completing a small project during each class. There are a total of 17 students in grades 3 through 8.
Club members participating in this service are Alvin Fort, Wayne Matherne, Bob Bewick, Harold Choate, Jack Carmena, Paul Hornsby, Ken Brown and Terry Landry.
Activities in the first class included identifying fractions of an inch, a nail driving relay race and each student making their own pencil box. In the second class each student will make a candle stand while using a ruler, square, brace, saw and block plane under the guidance of these club members.
LOWES HEROES PROJECT
BRWC Members Lee Owens, Ken Brown, Bob Bewick, Jim Landry, James Burris and Terry Landry assisted the Lowes Heroes Project in making improvements at the Magnolia Woods Elementary School on Saturday, November 12th. The members replaced steps to a special needs classroom that were a safety issue.
PHOTOS FROM 2016 SWAMP EXPO BLUEBIRD HOUSE BUILD
IRIS HEADBOARD COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT – the club is building 24 headboards for the IRIS Domestic Violence Center as one of it Community Service Project this year. Here are a few pictures of club members Jack Carmena, Hays Town and Kesh Ikuma installing them a the IRIS home.
PICTURES FROM AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY MEETING
Several members of the Baton Rouge Woodworkers Club recently gathered for a Saturday of sharing tips, techniques and instruction in using a wood lathe. Some of the topics included were: what to look for when buying a lathe, lathe maintenance, various types of chucks and sharpening lathe tools. Everyone also got some practice at using the lathe. Those participating were Bob Chambers, Jim Landry, Les Sparks, Ken Brown, Warren Dufrene, Bob Bewick, James Burris, Tim Hallin, Keith Bryan, Bo Burkes and Terry Landry.
PICTURES FROM AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY MEETING
SAWMILL – Club members Art Miller and Harold Choate along with Todd Shupe went to see a sawmill Tommy Trueil built. He built the sawmill over the last 4 years. It is powered by a 60 horsepower gasoline motor driving a hydraulic pump. All the controls and accessories are hydraulic. It will cut up to about 30″ diameter logs. In addition to the sawmill, the Trueil’s have a solar powered lumber drying kiln that they also built. It has 4 solar powered fans that pull air through the drying chamber to speed up the drying process. They spent about 2 hours getting acquainted with the family and watching the sawmill operate. Harold says they are really great people and have a very impressive operation.
PICTURES FROM JULY 2016 MONTHLY MEETING
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PICTURES FROM WOODWORKING:A TO Z CLASSES
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DIG MAGAZINE ARTICLE ON BRWC – DIG Magazine is a Baton Rouge weekly magazine that asked to do an article on the BRWC for their DIY edition. Here’s a copy of the article they did: Dig Article on BRWC
PICTURES FROM JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY MEETING
BANDSAW TRAINING FOR USDA HONEY BEE GENETIC LAB – Club members Keith Bryan, Danny Kerr, Hays Town and Terry Landry provided training to the USDA Honey Bee Genetic Lab in Baton Rouge for a new 18″ Jet Bandsaw that they purchased.
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RURAL LIFE MUSEUM – Two members of BRWC, Ray McCon and Lee Owens, help re-roofing the Overseer House at the Rural Life Museum
PICTURES FROM JANUARY 2015 MONTHLY MEETING