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Susquehanna Woodturners

Meeting Minutes - December 14, 2021

 

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Meeting called to order by Tim Starliper at 7:00pm.    We had 16 members in-person.

Meeting Minutes from November 2021 meeting approved by vote without changes.

This month We welcomed Craig & Kristen Tapley, and Irwin "Doc" Fish to our club!  Welcome and Happy Turning!!

 

These Meeting Minutes are UN-official until Accepted by vote of the club members.

November Meeting Minutes were approved by vote.

 

Treasurer report
We have currently 19 members who have paid their 2022 dues.
$2,755.50  Starting Balance
$764.09    Income,  $264.05 from 2022 Dues,  $500 donation from a member of the club.
$350.00    Expenses which were costs of Demos that the club participated in.

Dues for 2022 are $25.00.  Bring a check to meeting or you can also pay through the website via Paypal and by credit card (you don't need a Paypal account to pay via credit card).  But You must have an account on the web site.  If you have any problems or want to create an account, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will create an account for you.

OR Mail a check to Bob Troy payable to Susquehanna Woodturners.
Bob Troy
1033 Chelmsford Drive
Mechanicsburg,   PA   17050

 

We still have club cloth patches for sale at $5 each.

 

 

The Holiday Party was great!!  Thanks to everyone who brought food!

Upcoming Events:

  • January 8th to 14th - 2022 PA Farm Show.  Sign-up to demonstrate using the link below.  I'm already thinking of Milkshakes and Funnel Cake!
  • January 11th, 2022 meeting will be Zoom only, no in-person meeting at Woodcraft.  We will hold the meeting from the Farm Show.
  • January 2022 - Club Challenge - "Winter"  (get your creative juices going!)  The item does not have to be entirely turned, just parts need to be turned.

 

A new Slate of club officers:
President - Tim Starliper
Vice-President - Toby Bouder
Treasurer - Robert "Bob" Troy
Secretary - Randall "Randy" Smith
Program Chair - Tom White

Tom White is looking for club members willing to demonstrate for the club. 

 

 NEW BUSINESS:

  • 2022 Farm Show.  We have been asked to participate in the PA Hardwood exhibit at he 2022 farm show.  A document for sign-up times is on Google Docs.  Use this link to open the document and sign-up for times.   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XrL28g8feKebGN2qfCEFY8Bf1phbcgq0/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=106794542764447640160&rtpof=true&sd=true
  • Please send any ideas for programs and demonstrations to  Tom White  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  You do not have to  demonstrate yourself and demonstrations can be done remote to Woodcraft and pre-recorded .  Club may share demos with other clubs in the area. 
  • Ideas we are considering
    • Team Challenges - small group collaboration
    • A Descriptive challenge, not concrete like "Miniature, or Hard-to-use"

There were no Show and Tell Photos.

 AAW membership is encouraged for all members.  Membership gives you access to the entire library of AAW Journals going back to the beginning of AAW as well as insurance during club sponsored events.  To participate in Hands-ON events you must have a current AAW membership.

The Club Library is available to all members.  Items may be checked out at any time the Woodcraft store is open.  Please have one of the Woodcraft staff accompany you and please call ahead to ensure that nothing is going on in the classroom.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:25pm  LETS EAT!

Respectfully Submitted,     Randy Smith,  Secretary.

 

 

 

 

Club Officers

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717-503-7034

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717-777-1286

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Mission Statement

Our goal is to spread the gospel of the art and craft of woodturning.  We do this through community events such as festivals and craft fairs; and through individual members selling their creations at craft fairs and juried art festivals.

American Association of Woodturners

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Susquehanna Woodturners is a chapter of American Association of Woodturners.

Meeting Schedule

 

Currently Susquehanna Woodturners meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Harrisburg Woodcraft location, 3831 Union Deposit Rd (Union Square Mall), Harrisburg, PA 17111 and via ZOOM.  Members start to arrive for conversation and camaraderie at 6:00pm.  Meetings start at 7:00pm, and visitors are always welcome. 

The Zoom meeting info is sent to all members on our email list.  If you are not on the email list and wish to attend via zoom, Please send email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Tell us a little bit about yourself and your interest in our club.

NOTE: IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND IN PERSON YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER  - visit the events page to register to attend in person.  You do not have to login to register to attend in person.