Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes – Mar 1, 2007

Members Present  - 35


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

1050 Maryvale Dr., Cheektowaga, N.Y. 14225

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Income:            50/50                                               $21.00        Previous Balance                 $2,332.64

                        Dues                                             $190.00

Expenses:         Ticket refund                                   $35.00

                        AAW dues                                    $280.00

                        Postage                                           $15.00        New Balance                       $2,213.64

Business Items:   

Carol Engers from Make-A-Wish presented the Club a plaque in recognition of our generous contributions over the last few years. She also announced that part of our most recent donation will be used by a child named Kyrie who has terminal illness but will fulfill her wish for a vacation. After she returns from vacation they will send the club pictures of the trip.  


Marwin Feldman was given the title of MASTER CRAFTMAN at the Roycroft studio’s.


Clair Bluhm was lucky to win a mini lathe at Rockler’s, Sorby Tool demonstration and has donated it to Barb’s Barn for use in the educational sessions there. Thanks Clair.


Jim Hilburger stated there remains some openings for a Barb’s Barn experience lead by himself on “Production Turning and Sharpening” on March 31st. Contact Jim 652-3096 or Barb 652-4156 to sign up. Students must supply and sharpen their own tools, and turn with them.


Attached is the “Membership List for 2007”.  Please check out your data, and submit any changes or noted errors to Dick Radel at 716/639-0620 or richardrradel@msn.com.


Show & Tell:  Thanks for sharing to, Bob Ball, Frank Stanko, Rich Crino, Paul Mazuchowski,  Rich Mialki, Jim Shimwell, & Chris Kibby


Demo: The demo was by Paul Madej of the Lockport Woodworkers on creating pen blanks with acrylics, then turning them. Thanks Paul for a great demo.


Next Meeting:             Thursday April 5th, 2007

The demo will be by Paul Mazuchowski on how to turn a kazoo.


Respectfully,  Dick Radel & Ron Karaszewski