There was a class Cook-Out on Wednesday evening, Barbie cooked a good-ole Southern meal of fresh smoked bar-b-que with all the fixin’s. Some of those who attended the cookout were Earl Lanning, Bud and Dottie Siler, L.C. Rice (former owner of L&R Lock Co. who now works full time for Jim) and his wife, Liston Rice and Jason Snyder (owners of the Rice Barrel Co.), Doug Arrowood (wood carver)and his wife, and all of the students and the wives who came with them.
Thursday afternoon Doug Arrowood came over and gave a demonstration on tool sharpening which all the students really enjoyed and needed. Earl came back on Friday and had lunch with us.
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Photos and information supplied by Jim Chambers.