Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes –March 4, 2010

Members Present  - 44


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

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

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Expense: Web site                                                  $315.00        Previous Balance                 $4,038.43

Income: Dues                                                         $310.00       

50/50                                                                       $36.00        New Balance                       $4,069.43


Have you visited the Web site WNYWoodturners.com? It has many photos and info on what happened at the last meeting, what different members are making and much more. Here are a few photos from the March meeting.


David Day & his pierced bowl    Frank Stanko tells his secret’s    Brianne Corbett turns pens   Jim Vasi & his magnet arm

Business Items:   


It was reported the AAW has put all issues of American Woodturner on their Web Site for your information.


Rich Mialki shared what the club does at the Erie County Fair with the new members.


Paul Mazuchowski has been chosen to receive “The Hilburger Award” at Club 2 for outstanding service.


The following old members have paid their dues and now added to the 2010 membership list.



186 Lydia Lane







263 California Drive







Show & Tell:    Rich Mialki – bowl,  Steve Imerese  segmented bowl, Brianne Corbett  pens,  Eugen

Schlaak , lidded bowl & pen, Jim Vasi  magnet arm & wine corks, David Day pierced bowl, Frank Stanko bowls, Dave Hall bowl,  THANKS TO ALL WHO SHARE THEIR WORK WITH THE CLUB. The details of how you made the items are priceless.


Demo:  Demo by Brianne Corbett was very informative. She makes pens almost exclusively, and she shared how she uses different tools to make great pens.  THANKS FOR A GREAT DEMO.


Next Meeting: Thursday April 1st, 2010, 7:30 PM at the Maryvale School .  The demo will be by John O'Neill. He will be showing his invention, the clean turning tool.


                                                                          Respectfully, Ron Karaszewski &  Dick Radel                   3/23/10