WNY WOODTURNERS II

VOLUME XVI       ISSUE 114   October 13,2011

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, November 10, 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 7:30

Guests present were: Laura Schirler, Brianne Corbett, Tom Baker from Orlando, FLA,

                    Sue Fowler and Rich Clark.

New Members:  Sean Wright                       

 

 

Treasurer, Pat Boggan, reports for month of Sept

STARTING BALANCE

DESCRIPTION

PETTY CASH EXPENSES

PETTY CASH RECIEPTS

PETTY CASH BALANCE

BANK ACCOUNT EXPENSE

BANK ACCOUNT RECIEPT

BANK ACCOUNT BALCANCE

TOTAL CLUB BALANCE

50/50

 

$29.00

 

 

 

 

 

Dues

 

$120.00

 

 

$20.00

 

 

Total

 

$149.00

$252.62

 

$20.00

$2,303.61

$2,556.23

 

Announcements

Vice President Rusty Ellis presented information about Ernie Conover.  He is an AAW Member that does a 2 day presentation and power point.  He does either the seminar or hands on.  The cost is $1200.00 or $600.00 per day.  He is willing to stay with a member during his stay, provided it is a smoke free home.

 

Discussion was tabled.  Rusty will see if any other clubs are interested.

  

Pembroke is having a demonstration in March

 

The annual club auction will be held at the Nov. 10th meeting.

 

Paul Boland, Librarian, reported for new and old members that there are a lot of books, DVDs, etc. for them to borrow.  These wood turning sources are there for all to enjoy.

 

            Web master Bree reminded all of her e-mail address.  It is included at the top of this newsletter.  She encouraged everyone to look at Eugene Schoalk’s  “40 years of Wood Turning” on the web site.  He is a Turners I member and is also on U-Tube.

 

           

 

Communications

            President Hudson passed around a letter from the AAW Director.

 

Old Business

            Informational E-mails were sent out last month and rejected.  The information was on the by-laws and was handed out to those members whose e-mails didn’t go through.

 

            Barb’s Barn session on Oct. 2 had 8 people ages 9 years old and up.  Good times were had by all.  Thanks to Gary Jones who taught and helped out and to Barb for her hospitality.

 

New Business

Barb is going to have another Barn session on November 13, from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.  Jim Vasi will be training on basic bowl turning.  There will be a $5.00 charge for the wood blanks.  Sign up is necessary, as is the need to know who has a lathe to bring.

 

The news on Jim Hilburger is encouraging.  He seems to be doing well.  He is in rehab now.  Jim has been an important part of this club from the beginning.  His willingness to help in any way possible has been a boost to all who know him.  For that reason the Hilburger Award was started in both Wood Turners I and Wood Turners II.

 

The Hilburger Award has be given to Gary Jones recently.  He has been a great help to many of the members and is always willing to share his knowledge and time.

 

Barb will be hosting another session at her barn in the spring.  Paul Mazuchowski

will be demonstrating how to do lidded boxes.

 

Nominations for officers are as follows:

            President:           Ron Hudson

            Vice President:  Rusty Ellis

            Secretary:         Brian Defoe

            Treasurer:         Pat Boggan

            Web:                  Brianne Corbett

 

            A motion was made by Gary Jones and 2nd by Jay Ferrand that the secretary cast one vote for all the nominees.  Motion was passed.

 

SHOW AND TELL

            Gary Jones - 2 cedar bowls  and a cedar pepper mill

            Don Rust - a segmented vase and 2 maple wedges

            Ron Hudson - a mahogany platter

            John Chavanne – a cherry pin cushion

            Rick Lawrence – a mahogany plywood bowl

            Rich Mialki – a poplar platter

            Ron Enterline – a walnut kaleidoscope

            Sloan Wright – 2 acrylic pens, 1 rosewood pen, a cocolsala ice cream scoop, a

                                     cherry bowl figured maple and 2 bottle stoppers

Bree Corbett – 4 pens, tool rests made out of polished tool steel and                                    interchangeable posts.  The tool rests were made for her by

                         Rick Herrell.  He can be reached at penturners.org.  When you

                         e-mail him look up tool rests.

 

DRAWING

50/50 – Don Lamb

Wild cherry blank – Laura Schirle (guest)

Rockler- Don Rust

 

DEMO

            Bree Corbett demonstrated acrylic pen turning.  She explained the different

acrylics, hard and soft material.  Some of the points made were the acrylics like to be cut rather than scraped.  To finish them you use 220-2000 wet-dry paper, then 220-1200 micro-mesh.  Then finish with auto polish. (scratch x-20 plastix)

 

ELMER’S CORNER:

Will resume next month.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Brian R. Defoe, Secretary