Minutes of WMW
- Guest turner: Jim English
- The website address is:
- There will be a show on April
10-30, 2010 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Art. Anyone interested
in submitting a turning or sculpture should do so by 2/15. See:
- GR Festival is the 1st
weekend in June. WMW members are welcome to participate thru the
Grand River Woodturners Guild. Call Dick Wilson 616/365-0405.
Send Dick a photo via email of a piece if you have one (email to email@example.com).
- George Armstrong is interested
and looking for another turner to join him at Hardwick Pines Campground
(near Grayling) for Wood Shaving Days on the 3rd weekend
of June. Call him at 269/685-2141.
- Treasurers Report Balance
on 12/31/09 $2830.90
- New members in December were:
- Steve Weaver-Kalamazoo
- Jim Cutler-Sparta
- Library: 4 new DVD’s and
1 book. Please look for any “lone” DVD’s since we have several
empty cases in the library.
- After the next couple meetings
there will be an informal “hands on” for anyone interested in instruction
- We discussed having a professional
demo this year. Jerry suggested that we join the Ft Wayne Club
and attend their professional demo. They have a new building w/
a demo area and several new lathes. More to come on the idea.
- Anyone who has or knows
of a lathe for sale should call 269/671-5695. I don’t recall
who mentioned this!!!
- Jerry has tried “Iron
Out” to remove or lighten darkened sapwood. Available at hardware
or grocery stores.
- Malcolm Young has asked
for a volunteer to take his place as chair of the Refreshments Committee.
- Bill Neff and George Armstrong
showed how to make a hook tool for hollowing end grain. They showed
how to use it and let several others try one out.
- The February Club Challenge
will be a bud vase. Maximum diameter=4” Maximum height=16”
- The next meeting will be
at the Portage Middle School on February 9th at 10am.