Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes –Oct. 7, 2010

Members Present  - 44


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

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

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Expense: school rent                                               $400.00        Previous Balance                $18,297.32

                Make-A-Wish                                    $15,179.00

Income:  Dues                                                         $10.00

50/50                                                                       $26.00        New Balance                       $2,754.32


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.  Check it out at www.wnywoodturners.com


Business Items:                                                         

 Jim Shimwell  reminds all it’s time to make TOYS FOR ASPIRE KIDS that we will give them on December 14th, 2010. Do you need an idea?  Do you need wood?  Call Jim at 875-9654.


Pat Boggan  announced there will be a beginners turning session at Barb’s Barn, Sunday October 17th, 2010 from 9 am to 3 pm.  The morning session will focus on sharpening tools, bring a bag lunch, and the afternoon session will include a project by you and your mentor. Call Barb at 652-4156 to make a reservation.


Brian Effinger  announced Advantage Lumber will be open Saturday October 16th, 2010, 10 am to 1 pm, at 61 Ohio Street for anyone who needs some exotic lumber.  Check  it out.


Brianne Corbett has volunteered to be our new Webmaster.  Thank You Brianne.   Elections will be after the first of the year, and if you would like to be more active in the club consider running for an office.  You can make a difference.


Jim Rupracht  still has anchor seal to sell from Pembroke. Price is $8.00 per gallon. Call him at 1-585-547-3885.  


Correct new member information is, Larry Scaglione, 206 Parkhaven Drive, Amherst, NY 14228, telephone 716-691-4537, e-mail lscaglionwe3@verizon.net . Ron Gister has moved, his new address is 12237 Lesswing Road, Alden, NY 14004.


Dave Korn has tools for sale, call him at 585-297-8879. Bosch router $75, Craftsman sander $20, Delta planer $200, Craftsman 10” radial arm saw $100, Delta tenoning jig $50, Jet table saw with router $250, Jet dust collector with duct work $100, 13 gal/5 hp compressor $125, Craftsman 10” bandsaw $45, Jet bandsaw $350, Dewald brad nailer $45, pin nailer $45, 8” bench grinder $60, 6” grinder $40, random orbital sander $20, compound miter saw $150, 6” jointer $250, 16 ˝” floor drill press $250, 11” cap bed lathe $200.  Reasonable offers welcomed. Sale starts October 16, 2010.


Jim Rupracht  announced Beth Ireland (the renown turner) will give a demo November 9th, 2010 at the Pembroke meeting.


Show & Tell:    THANKS TO ALL WHO SHARE THEIR WORK WITH THE CLUB. Jim Vasi, Gene Renzoni,  Rich Mialki, Ray Bissonette, and Gary Jones, this month.


Demo:  no demo, Annual Auction.


Next Meeting:   Thursday, November 4th, 7:30 pm


Brian Effinger will demo bird house ornaments.

                                                                          Respectfully,  Dick Radel                  10/12/10