Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes  - Dec. 1, 2005

Members Present  - 40


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

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

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Income:           Annual Auction                          $62.00          Previous Balance               $1,248.80

                        50/50                                          $26.00

                        Dues                                         $300.00

Expenses:        Insurance 1 & 2                        $515.00

                                                                                                New Balance                     $1,121.80

Business Items:    Jim Hilburger’s ear hearing implant procedure is doing fine. He will be going for the final step soon and then could have up to six months of rehab. Al Schultz is storing and will store any items that members make and the club will sell at the Erie County Fair “Make-a-Wish” booth next year.

All welcomed back Mary Robbins for her first meeting since her farm accident back in June of ’04.

Dues must be paid to the treasure “John Paulin 1687 Stafford Road, Forestville, N.Y. 14062 prior to the opening of the business session of the January meeting. We will be accepting dues from those people on the waiting list after the January meeting to keep the membership at a total of 80 members.

Show & Tell:  Art Griebner – pepper mills, Rich Mialki – dinosaurs, Jim ShimwellX-mas ornaments,  Norm KosmerlX-mas ornaments & trucks, Pat Boggansnowman, Harry Vogel – stack & pull toy,  Kurt Hertzog – bowls. Mary Robbins – carved ornaments   Thanks for sharing.

Demo:   No demo tonight, we had a great Christmas Party with pizza and pop supplied by the club.  Many members brought in lots of cookies and goodies.  Merry Christmas and thanks to all.


Next Meeting: 

Thursday January 5th, 2005,

Al Schultz will demonstrate his method for making letter openers

and other craft items.



February Meeting:

On February 2nd, Kurt Hertzog will demonstrate how he

pierces and carves on turnings.


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Spigot jaws for the Super Nova chuck and Oneway chuck

Contact Rick Wierzbicki at Dickskid1@aol.com or 716.897.0523

For Sale

Powermatic Lathe - swing over gap 26 3/4", swing over bed 22", distance between centers 36", 12" tool rest, face plate - has brand-new 1 1/2 hp motor w/ variable speed - very good condition - $1000. firm

Strong Hold Chuck - used once! - 2 sets of jaws, drive spur, worm screw - for Powermatic Lathe listed above - $300 firm

Contact Paul Donahue at 716.532.5226


DeWalt Variable Speed Scroll Saw - model DW788 w/ 20 inch throat and Easylift installed - mint condition, barely used - currently discount priced at $389 (Amazon price w/o Easylift cost), will sell for $300. Will not ship this item, will arrange for pickup or delivery in Western NY

Contact Kurt Hertzog at webmaster@wnywoodturners.com or phone 585.359.2235


Scroll saw with stand - Shop made, Runs great $50.

Contact Tom at 716.634.0752


Delta Universal Wet/Dry Grinder Model 23-700. 1/5 HP induction motor. Comes with two aluminum oxide wheels. The 100 grit wheel is 5 inches in diameter and runs at 3450 RPM. The 220 grit wheel has 8 3/8 inches remaining and runs partially submerged in water at 70 RPM. Great condition. $90

Call Ed Katz at 716.648.9875


Craftsman 1/3 hp Palm Sander - accepts 1/4 sheet of sandpaper, includes instruction book - like new - $25

Contact Garrett Schwenk at 716.685.1085


Stihl chain saw, 066, with 36" bar, 3 chains, barely used, $875.

Contact Jed Donahue at 716.592.7507


Respectfully, Dick Radel