Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes –July 2, 2009

Members Present  - 34


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

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

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Expense:                                                                    $0.00        Previous Balance                 $3,321.57

Income:            50/50                                               $28.00        Demo                                    $493.00

Hat                                                                         $10.00

Dues                                                                       $20.00        New Balance                       $3,972.57

Business Items:   

50-50 draw was won by Mark Placek who donated all monies to the club.  The following are three of the photo’s from the meeting. For more photo’s go to the website and click on “past events”



Eugen Schlaak                               Jim Rupracht                       Rich Mialki

Natural edge bowl                            art work turning         update on fair

-Rich Mialki stated he signed the contract with “Make-A-Wish”. Also thanked all who have signed up to volunteer at the Erie County Fair.  CALL RICH MIALKI @  694-5430 OR BOB BALL @ 741-3693 TO LET THEM KNOW IF THERE ARE ANY CHANGES TO WHEN YOU ARE COMING TO HELP.

-The August meeting will be held in the Robert Binner Building at 777 Maryvale Dr. 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.

-Please note Jake Debski had a mild stroke.  Steve Imerese thanked Paul Mazuchowski for work on the web, Jay Elliott for his photo work, and Dick Radel for his work on the Newsletter’s.   

-Bob Gould Secretary, Lockport Woodworkers Club let us know their club is having a workshop on Saturday, August 8th from 1 to 3 pm at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., in Lockport.  It will include cartridge pen assembly and powder coating the cartridges, a scrollsaw workshop with 3D cutting, stack cutting, segmentation techniques and general scroll setup and choosing a scrollsaw
 and blade selection. Phone 716-433-0709 or E-mail
rgould2@rochester.rr.com  www.lockportwoodworkers.com if your interested.

Show & Tell:  Thanks for sharing,  Bill Perry, Bob Ball,  Mark Placek, Norm Kosmerl, Jim Rupracht, Jim Rupracht, Frank Stanko, Rich Mialki,  Jim Vasi, & Eugen Schlaak, Check the photos on the web. 

Demo:  Jim Schnellinger showed all how to make bullet pens and did a great job. Thanks for sharing how to make these pens from old bullets. Again check out the photo’s on the web site.

Next Meeting:      Thursday August 6th, 2009, 7:30 PM at 777 Maryvale

                      Pizza and Soda are in store for all who come. Bring your items for the Fair.

                                                                          Respectfully,  Dick Radel                   7/22/09