WNY WOODTURNERS II

VOLUME XVII       ISSUE 132     April 11, 2013

Meetings 7:30 PM; Second Thursday

Hamburg Middle School

360 Division Street

Hamburg, New York

 

http://www.wnywoodturners.com

 

The next scheduled meeting is Thursday, May 9, 2013.

 

If, you are receiving a hard copy of this newsletter and have an e-mail address, please send that address to Brianne Corbett at BREELIZ@VERIZON.NET. You would then receive the newsletter via e-mail each month. It would help defer some of the cost the club spends each month.

 

Pres. Ron Hudson called the meeting to order at 7:30  

 

Guests:  Bruce Trojan

 

Treasurer, Pat Boggan

Report for month of March, 2013

Beginning Balance: $4,475.43

            Updated report to be done in May.

 

 

Vice President’s Report

 

Rusty requested a calendar for 2014.  June’s meeting will be on the first Thursday of the month.  That date is June 6.  Please mark this on you calendars.

 

Librarian’s Report

 

            No report.

 

Communications

           

            Ron received catalogues and a schedule for upcoming workshops.  Anyone interested in these let him know.

           

Old Business

 

            The colored wood will be delivered at the May meeting.  There are some larger pieces of colored wood that weigh about 20 lbs. each.  Those will be set aside to be sold as needed to club members.  A motion was made, seconded and carried that Brian sort the wood according to weight and distribute it. 

 

            A motion was made, seconded, and carried, after some investigation and discussion, we continue to carry the current insurance for the present time.

 

            The July meeting will be held at Pat Delmonte’s house. 

 

New Business

 

            It’s June again.  Please bring in some projects to be judged.  The three judged best will be given to the school as appreciation for allowing us to use the facility at no charge.  There will also be a cash prize for the best project.

 

            The Erie County Fair is August 7 thru 18.  We will need workers, turners and items for the fair for Make-A-Wish.  Large bowls are a big hit and are needed.  Please contact Richard Mialki to sign up.

 

SHOW AND TELL    

                       

                        Rick Lawrence – curly maple/corian bowl

                                                    walnut/corian clock

                                                    curly maple/cocobola clock

                        Brian Defoe –maple mallet

                                              bowl

                                              plywood horse and rose plaque           

            John Lilley –maple burl bowl w/bark

            Jake Debski – soft maple lidded box

            Paul Wojtanik – walnut/cherry segmented bowl

                                      cherry segmented bowl

                                      orange wood candle

 

DRAWINGS 

 

            50/50 Drawing – Paul Wojtanik

            Rocklers Certificate – Rick Lawrence

            Colored Wood – Rick Lawrence       

           

DEMO

 

            Bruce Trojan demonstrated offset platter turning.  This was an interesting and informative demonstration on offset turning.  Thank you for teaching us some new techniques.

           

Respectfully submitted,

 

Brian R. Defoe, Secretary