June's meeting was held on June 3rd at the Peters Valley Wood Studio. The meeting began outside, but not because we didn't have access to the studio. (I now have a key!) The meeting began with an announcement by our current President, Dan moore and a challenge to the club. Dan will be relocating to the Richmond, VA area in the next few months, and Richard will be assuming his duties as the Vice President (in a bloodless coup). As usual, the group would greatly appreciate someone stepping up to the nomination for President.
From here, the conversation shifted to future demonstrations. Joe Eid, who felt left out because he hadn't seen an e-mail from me in months (because of a typo in the list I was given...sorry Joe!) suggested that he would be interested in doing a hand rubbed finishing demo based upon a recent workshop he took at Peters Valley. It was highly and enthusiastically approved by the group, and we'll make sure that we get Joe on the calendar in the next few months.
Show and Tell featured some recent work from the group. It's hard to move the meetings alone AND be the photographer, so I am looking for some more volunteers to bring cameras and capture the action. Here are a couple of pieces from the S&T: