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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Kaleidoscope Thursday. March 12.1987    H«rald-Z#/fun0.    New    Braunfels    Texas    Pl®*    7 Club Notes Backyard furniture built with standard-size lumber rn.    ^ Wooden patio furniture is made from lengths of standard-size lumberComal Garden Comal Garden Club met in the home of Gladys Hightower with Marilyn Edwards and Marilyn Houde as (^hostesses Jane Felts Mauldin, watercolor artist presented the program and display ed some of her work Jan Kennady reported on teh February joint Garden Council forum Maintain Beauty with Growth presented by local authorities Plans were finalized for the pilgrimage to Castroville April 2 The event is chaired by Terry Garvens Mary Ixxjtse Barr reported on the District VII convention in San An ton lo Feb 16 1? The flower show schedule entered by Marcia Moore received a first place rating and will tx* judged in slate competition The tree to tx* planted on the next Arbor Day will tx* dedicated to tin-memory of Fdna IKirio a past pres) dent of the club Claudia Kinke! reported that the horticulture project at Conservation Plaza will begin in mid MarchCity Council PT A Tin* 1*87 IH A life membership award was presented to Fay Bene a u at the New Braunfels ( its Council I’TA luncheon March 6 This is the highest honor an in dividual can receive through the FKT A organization Kerteau is involved the school district as a pal em volunteer she is man iii to f ton Keneau ami they have two ho tren Amy a student a? New Braunfels Middle School and Kvie a st .idem at seeie Elementary St bool Jan VA right Karon Pre ss arni Alice Caffey served of the life membership committeeEagles Auxiliary The Fraternal order ,»* bagle* Auxiliary gathered March J for a business meeting Adeline Row presided The president appointed Hannah Rowald chairman of the Mothers Day The auxiliary mother isOrillian Brietzke Renata Krueger reported on the membership party set for April 28 at 6 30pm A class of candidates will be in dialed at the social March 17 at 7 JO p rn Officers will meet at 7 p rn Kiwanis Club kiwanions met March » at Hungry Hobo restaurant Guests were winter Texans Ken Allen of Washington and Ken Jahncke of Wisconsin Presenting the program were members of the advisory board of the San Antonio Regional Water Resource Study. Carter Casteel of New Braunfels and Ken Vickrey and I **bby Ivy of San Antonio They presented a film which stressed the need for a plan for water us** in this region The pian must tx1 developed on How to control pollution How to provide for controlled usage How to plan for surface water since it is vital During the question ami answer session the speakers stressed that the proposed oil pipeline from VA est Texas to the Gulf Coast can play an important part in any planning Because of pumping water from F.d wards Aquifer the City of San An tamo is cooperating with the studyMission Valley Homemakers Mission \ alley Extension Homemakers Club met March with 26 members Visitors were Haze: Ixmmis and Bernice Thewaites Hostesses were Milda Schlameus and Eva Pfeiffer President Ango rn Borg!eld led the meeting Regina McFarland introduced Helen Stein of Seguin and a member of Elm ('reek Homemakers Club She discussed choosing colors and revamping wardrobes along with making collars from old dresser and table scarves She displaying pat terns for making collars from old lace County Extension Agent Julie Johnson reported on the Cultural Arts Fair set for April 25 at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church. 373 Howard Each club will have a booth to demonstrate and sells crafts Ruby Bret/ke reported the Youth Fair which will tx1 March 21) Eva Pfeiffer reported the district meeting will be in the VU Hilton in Kerrville April 14 Cost will tx* Sh 75 for the luncheon registration and insurance Reserva dons should be mailed to Sarah Pier son council treasurer by March 25 The next meeting will be April 7 at I C»p rn in the Extension meeting room The program will tx* on fire ant control by Mike Barbour Canyon Lake Homemakers The Canyon Lake Extension Homemakers Club was named Outstanding Club of 1*86 in Comal County Ihe plaque is displayed in the Extension Service office and each year is engraved with the name of the winning club Canyon Lake won the honor in I *82 and 1*84 The club was runner up in 1*85 The club won the award through in vol cement Club members attended lo* a1 meetings district and state con vent ions ami -»*rved as officers ami committee chairmen on the council Community involvement and publici tv also are a factor in the judging Spring convention Th* fexa' Garden * (uhs District Se? CLUBS Page 9 By BOB SAWYER In 1875 the International Bureau of Weights and Measures were established and we should all be thankful for that For more than HJO years now we have been able to rest assured that whether we are in Bratislava or Buffalo a 2x4 will not measure 2 inches by 4 inches The metric speaking countries use more accurate names for softwood sizes When you want a 2x4 you ask for a 18x8* which rn close to what the lumber really measures in millimeters I was brooding over this confusion when I was struck by the bright idea of building a set of easy patio furniture The point was to eliminate the rip cuts and see what could he made by just cross cutting and assembling lengtnsof standard lumber A seven piece set was the outcome It includes a chaise lounge chair rocking chair round coffee table serv ing cart storage bench and foot stool The furniture cost only a fraction of the retail value and is easy to build in the home workshop Our detailed plans include a materials list full-size patterns and illustrated cutting and assembly instructions for all seven projects Another standard .umter project that can be used indoor - or out is our conversation pit a set of benches and table that is easy to build in anv -izt* To order plans for the patio fur ntture specify Projec t V 2 >8n and -end $*^5 for the conversation pit specify No _**< u < save $1 by ordering both plans for $ *n Mail order- to Batkvard Builder I»ept 781 d PO Box I «»> Bixby Okla 74008 loon \(j<j $.' *:» for a catalog with discount coupons The storage bench is simple Overall size is J* by 21 by 16 inches but you w ill see how easy it is to alter It consists of an inner support frame ply wood top and floor and outer slats that cover the frame For the support frame cut the following lengths of 2x2 lumber four rails 27 j inches long four end rails 16 . inches and four legs 16 inches For the slats cut 46 14 inch lengths of 1x2 lumber Cut two I* . by 37 inch pieces of s . inch plywood for the top and floor Cut a 3 by 2 inch notch from each comer of the floor Make a A shaped cutout at the center of each end of the top to provide a handhold when you want to remove it The inner support frame consists of two identical end sections joined by the four long rails AH joints are glued and secured with nails Attach one end rail across two legs flush at the top and ends Attach a se cond end rail across the legs I » in che- below the upper rail This com pletes one end section Make a second one Place the end sections about 3 feet apart with the end rails on the outside On each side attahc a long rail flush with the two lower end rails and covering their ends l^y the floor inside, over the lower rails The comer cutouts should fit around the legs Attach the two remaining long rails flush with the upper end rails All four sides of the inner frame are covered with slats The slats are placed flat against the frame, extern ding . inch above the top space the slats about an inch apart and natl them to both the top and bottom long rails You will need about -even slat- along each each and 16 along each side Drop the plywood top onto the frame inside the perimeter of slats Leave Hie top unattached so you can remove it to use the interior for storage TH 'ANNIVERSARYi12.99 Keg. 1H.(K) each Knit I top* and «a-v tau dents, I < olm till and ilassit knit    un k A ncik oi polo shirt* in sn qrs ut st urn punts I adon I -boil- w 1111 pit als |**k‘ tx ami i nil- ot pull on stv Irs with el.istif waist All lilt going looks lot at tivt* stilts tu just taking it easy In whit! rn bught [Mils lotion 8 18 SMI12.99.17.99 Iicg. 22.00 ti- k I lag_g.ii sail* loth pants \ A aji Hens* ii ^«oi1 shuts Put vt HiiNclt logt dk ! vs it! tih —i ct-it fitting tiles- t.tsn.tix • *kx v«*u i u> os.i ■ ii. !•    , ii.iv Lug vs« u ain! si vin ht-SMlgt '    I. 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