Newsletter- Minutes – Feb 1, 2007
Members Present - 36
Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120
Treasure’s Report: by John Paulin
Income: 50/50 $24.00 Previous Balance $1,919.64
Expenses: Ticket refund $15.00
Postage $16.00 New Balance $2,332.64
Marwin Feldman introduced five new members Jacob L. Debski, Paul Mazuchowski, Thomas W. McGraith, Gene J. Renzoni, and Tom Schwartz. As of this date 21 members have not paid dues for 2007, and we have taken in five new members leaving possible openings for 16 people from our waiting list. The March Newsletter will include the current membership list for 2007.
Stev Imerese introduced two visitors, Jay & Chris and thanked Marwin and John for their work on the membership for 2007. Jim Rupracht wins the 50-50 drawing and collects $20.
Rich Mialki asked all members to think about the Erie County Fair and Make a Wish. If you would bring items to the meeting each month, when August comes we would have many items ready for sale. If you need ideas of what to make, confer with Rich or any of the older members who have experienced the fun of being at the fair. Muriel Kummer stated she would supply chains for chain pulls that members would make for the fair, call her at 941-6764 if you’re going to make them.
Jim Hilburger stated there will be a Barb’s Barn experience lead by himself on “Production Turning and Sharpening” on March 17th. He expects eight (8) people in a class and the cost will be $5 for barn use, and $5 for wood. Contact Jim 652-3096 or Barb 652-4156 to sign up. Students must supply and sharpen their own tools, and turn with them.
Tools factory people will be doing a demonstration of their product line on
Wednesday, February 28th . The demo will be
held at the
Show & Tell: Thanks for sharing to, Bob Ball – Wine glasses with wood stems, pens, Jim Vasi – trick of having arrow thru heart and goblet, Rich Mialki – laminated pens, Norm Kosmerl – humming bird feeder, Steve Imerese – segmented bowl & segmented plant vase, Muriel Kummer – pepper mills, Tony Zelinski – clock on a wood turned disc, Dick Mruk – plywood bowl.
Demo: Jim Rupracht did a great job explaining & demonstrating how he makes picture frames.
Next Meeting: Thursday March 1st, 2007
The demo will be by Paul Madej of the Lockport Woodworkers creating pen blanks with acrylics, then turning them.
Respectfully, Dick Radel