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Rockler Freedom Pen Turn a Thon - October 2004

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On Saturday, October 23rd, Rockler held there second Freedom Pen Turn-a-Thon of the year

It was a chance for customers to turn a pen and have it sent to the troops overseas

In addition to the Turn-a-Thon, there were other demos going on in the store

Ted Burkowski works with one of the customers to turn a pen

Members of the local turning clubs volunteered to give a hand to the customers that need a bit of help

Ast. Mgr., Bob Warhus chats with some of the new turners as the pens begin to add up

Jim Schnellinger works with a couple of customers

Rich Mialki works with a new turner making a pen to send overseas

There were members of Turners 1, Turners 2, Pembroke Woodturners Guild, and the Lockport club helping

Tony Zielinski demos some of the techniques

Altogether, 165 pens were made at the Buffalo Rockler store at the 2nd Turn-a-Thon

Store Manager, Ed Jolls, gets them collected and ready for shipping

       
Photos by Jim Hilburger (10/04)
     

 


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