WNY WOODTURNERS II

VOLUME XVI       ISSUE 113   August 2011

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, September 8, 2011

 

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 or the cost the club spends each month.

 

Pres. Ron Hudson called the meeting to order at 6:30 at the family picnic at St Nicodemus. He thanked everyone attending for all the delicious food they brought, and all the members who worked at the fair to make it another successful year.

Those of us that attended had a good time and many shared “fair stories.”

 

Treasurer, Pat Boggan, reports for month of August

STARTING BALANCE 2423.48

DESCRIPTION

PETTY CASH EXPENSES

PETTY CASH RECIEPTS

PETTY CASH BALANCE

BANK ACCOUNT EXPENSE

BANK ACCOUNT RECIEPT

BANK ACCOUNT BALCANCE

TOTAL CLUB BALANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Announcements

 

Rich Mialki gave the fair report. The total this year is:

Proceeds - $14,429

Raffle - $588

Another great year. Thanks to all who made it possible!

 

The winner of the raffle has decline the prize however. So a decision of what to do will be discussed at the Turner 1 meeting on the 1st. Ultimately it is the winner’s choice.

 

Rich also mentioned that we need to discuss the variety of produce for the fair next year. We need to come up with some different products for those buyers that visit us every year, and buy just because it is for Make-A-Wish and they want to support them.

 

Pembroke Turner’s want to remind everyone that Dick Sing will be a guest of their on September 11. He will be doing a demo at the Pembroke HS from 9-4. The fee is $20 at the door. Lunch will be available.

 

Chuck Baldo contacted Rusty and told him, he is closing up his shop. Everything is for sale if you’re interested. Call him at 207-6166 or Rusty for more details.

 

Sept. demo will be on gold leafing or Biel buffing system.

 

Old Business

Correspondences received by Ron include:

Stan Wellborn, director of AAW, his message topic: Working without a Rule book. Basically he mentions that all woodturners work within a set of basic safety rules He then challenges all turners to consider “working outside the box.” in our turnings at the same time adhering to the safety basics thus promoting new and interesting turnings and techniques.

 

North Wood Figured Wood response to survey we sent in. They sent the club some items that will be raffled off at the Sept. meeting for our response. A big leaf maple bowl blank and some black walnut pen blanks.

Also, they offered a 15% discount for online purchases to members. The coupon code is: WOODTURNER.

 

New Business

 

Nomination for officers will be held at the September meeting. Elections will take place at the October meeting.  Please consider running for one of the club offices.

We will be in need of a volunteer to run for Secretary. I have held the office since Nov of 2005 and I am retiring this year.

 

 

SHOW AND TELL

 

DRAWING

 

DEMO

 

ELMER’S CORNER:

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Muriel Kummer