Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes –June 4, 2009

Members Present  - 47


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

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

Treasure’s Report:  by Norm Kosmerl

Expense:                                                                    $0.00        Previous Balance                 $3,342.57

Income:            50/50                                               $39.00

Dues                                                                       $40.00        New Balance                       $3,421.57

Business Items:   

50-50 draw was won by Harry Vogel.  Did you miss the June meeting????  Well I did, but if you go to the web site, www.wmywoodturners.com and go to “what’s new”, then click on add of Turners 1 June meeting you can see photo’s of who was there and what was happening. The following is only three of the photo’s to get you interested.


Mingling at the start,  Muriel shows her lidded boxes, the demo exotic bowl by Mark Placek

Bob Ball noted the large sign up sheet was at the meeting for the Erie County Fair. Sign up now and you will get free admission and parking for the days you volunteer. The Fair dates are August 13th, thru August 23rd, 2009.  Thank You for Volunteering. As of this date we could use more help on the afternoon and night of Friday, 8/21/09, and mornings on Saturday and Sunday 8/22 & 8/23/09 CALL RICH MIALKI @  694-5430 OR BOB BALL @ 684-8917 TO LET THEM KNOW IF YOU CAN HELP.

The July and August meetings will be held in the Robert Binner Building at 777 Maryvale Dr. They will be held in room 207


We will have two tables for displaying turnings at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. The show will be on July 11 from 9:00a.m. until 3:00p.m. The Historical Society is located at 25 Nottingham Terrace in Buffalo. Please bring some of your best turnings for display. For further info contact Steve Imerese at 688-6651.


Show & Tell:  Thanks for sharing, Mike Gottthelf, John Henrich, Muriel Kummer, Jim Schnellinger, Jim Vasi, Jim Rupracht, Norm Kosmerl, Jim Hilburger, Lee Ketchum  (visitor from Florida), Eugen Schlaak, Check the photos on the web. It’s under “Whats New”


Demo:  Mark Placek did a great job of sharing how to make bowls from a board. Again check out the photo’s on the web site. Thanks Mark, you did a great job, and we welcome you as a new member.


Next Meeting:      Thursday July 2nd, 2009, 7:30 PM at 777 Maryvale

                              Jim Schnellinger will demo how to make bullet pens. Just in time for the Fair.


                                                                                                Respectfully, Ron Karaszewski & Dick Radel                   6/28/09