Newsletter- Minutes – April 3, 2008
Members Present - 43
Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120
Treasure’s Report: by John Paulin
Expense: Printing $60.75 Previous Balance $2,507.64
Income: 50/50 $23.00
Dues $80.00 New Balance $2,549.89
Jim Vasi stated that the School will be
closed for renovations this summer so the July
and August meetings will be held at the Robert Binner Community Ed building at
Norman Kosmerl, the membership vice president, acknowledged the following two new members & address for Ken.
David H, Laubisch Bob Gould Ken Miller
634-8188 433-0709 636-0128
Rich Mialki informed all that the Fair dates this year are August 6th, thru the 17th. Think about making items now.
Steve Imerese is still looking for a member to take the position of vice president responsible for scheduling demo’s.
Do you remember the October storm of 2006? Therese Forton-Barnes does and informed
all of a program “Turning Fallen Trees into Works of Art” ie “Carvings for a
Cause”. Some members took wood from
fallen trees and will make some turning art items to be donated to this
program. The monies donated will be used to re-tree western
ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLES TURNING SOME ITEM? Call one of the following members who have volunteered to be your mentor. Steve Imerese 688-6132, Jim Hilburger 652-3096, Jim Vasi 632-5381, Bob Ball 741-3693
Show & Tell: Thanks for sharing, Richard Crowe, David Laubisch, Jake Debski, Rich Mialki, James Rupracht, Don Reidy, Bob Ball, Art Griebner, Jim Vasi, Jim Hilburger, & Steve Imerese. Thanks Again.
Demo: Thanks to Jim Vasi for an excellent teaching lesson on the basics of turning. He covered ways to mount your raw wood on the lathe, to differences in tools, to positions you should take when using different tools. THANKS AGAIN JIM.
Special note: Jim Shimwell had surgery at
Next Meeting: Thursday May 1st, 2008
Jim Hilburger will demo items to turn at the fair.
Respectively, Dick Radel