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Picnic - 2012

At Don Russell’s Farm

Sponsored By:

Peach State Woodturners AAW #129


There will also be sections for:

Scroll Saw



All Woodworking Disciplines Welcomed!


Saturday, June 23, 2012

Hours: 9am to 3pm Saturday

Don Russell’s Farm

2025 Gum Creek Road

Oxford, Ga. 30054 (near Covington, Ga.) in Newton County.

Contacts are Tom Jeanes (770) 670-8985, or

Ron Brown (770) 312-9087

Tom Jeanes email  tjeanes@charter.net

Ron Brown email  ronbrown@coolhammers.com

$5.00 Admission fee per person,

cash only, kids under 16 free.

Please Spread the Word

Everyone Invited!!!



Also inviting musicians wanting to pick and grin willing to play for free!



The Fine Print:

  1. Format:  2-4 demonstrations taking place simultaneously in various areas at the farm.
  2. “Show and tell instant gallery area” so bring something to share.
  3. Raffle at 2 pm for donated items. Tickets $1 per chance.
  4. $5.00 Admission fee per person, cash only, kids under 16 free, spouses free.
  5. Burgers, hot dogs & soft drinks will be available for purchase.
  6. If your club would like information on hosting the food and drink concession this year as a fund raiser for your group, please contact Ron or Tom at the phone #’s below.
  7. There will also be home made ice cream! Always a perennial favorite.
  8. Tool Swap meet like always. Bring your pickup, SUV or just the trunk of your car and sell or trade woodworking tools, wood, etc. No extra charge to participate in swap meet. Please consider bringing something to donate to the raffle.
  9. Commercial Vendors are welcome. $5 Admission Fee and bring whatever you want. Bring your own table, tents and extension cords. Please invite vendors you would like to see participate  --- Kentec, Peachtree Woodworking, Woodcraft, Rockler, Highland Woodworking, Mark Sillay, Peach State Lumber, Cool Hammer Company, etc. (Commercial Vendor is defined as selling new merchandise not normally found at swap meets or garage sales.)





  1. Invite all interested wood working clubs, scroll saw, carvers, flat workers, turners, etc. Tell your buddies and bring a group. If you have a 10x10 tent like you see at craft fairs and want to set it up to provide shade for your group, bring it. This would be a great event for Boy and Girl Scout groups, etc.
  2. Please forward this notice to everyone you think might be remotely interested and help us get the word out the sooner the better. Send this to any publications that you think might print this notice, i.e. local papers or magazines and post it on woodworking forums like sawmill creek, etc.
  3. Bring your own folding chairs, umbrellas for shade, ice chest and extra drinking water. Soft drinks will be available for purchase.
  4. There will be a limited number of public porta-potties on site.
  5. Parking is free and rural. This is a farm. You will be parking in a field. Most activities are outdoors. Wear appropriate footwear and dress for the heat.


Ron Brown, Tom Jeanes and Don Russell