The Sawdust Barn is very well equipped and located on
the ground floor at the west end of the craft room and library
building. Volunteer monitors are assigned to keep the shop open
weekdays from 8 am to 4 PM. Special arrangements can be made for use
on Saturdays. The Sawdust Barn is closed on Sundays and Holidays.
Approximately 80 to 90 men and women residents join the Sawdust Barn
Current Officers are:
Besides the annual dues of $20.00 per membership, funds are raised through the sponsorship of a monthly barbecue on the Patio.
The funds raised are used to upgrade equipment and to replace expendables such as sandpaper.
On occasion, Sawdust Barn funds are donated to various projects such as the Angel Tree and equipment in the kitchen.
In addition, volunteer labor and woodshop tools are utilized in resort projects.
Members work on a variety of
personal projects such as board games, lamps, bowls, cabinets,
jewelry boxes toys and the repair of numerous items. Occasionally
classes are held for beginning woodworkers and for the proper use
and care of the equipment.
shop is an open room 34' X 22' with an 8' ceiling. It has recessed
florescent lighting and the north and south walls have large windows
for letting in natural light. The shop has about 35 linear feet of
bench top working surface with underneath storage cabinets for hand
tools and supplies. The room is equipped with an exhaust fan an air
filter system and most of the equipment is attached to a dust
are group pictures from the 2011-2012 season. The first two pictures are group
pictures in the woodshop. The third group picture is at the barbecue wearing
their red Sawdust Barn aprons.