Minutes of January 2020 Meeting
Minutes of January 18, 2020 BIW meeting
The meeting was called to order by President Les Pedersen
New member Alan Adler was introduced
New officers of BIW for 2020 are:
President Les Pedersen
VP Leland Anderson
Secretary George Jensen
Treasurer Cynthia Schimpf
Secretary Report- Everyone be sure to sign in to remain on the mailing list
Treasurers Report- Same balance as the last meeting.
A safety lesson was given by Les
George asked if anyone would be willing to put on an After Dark In The Park program at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Mark Stebbins volunteered.
Mark Stebbins and Aaron Hammer have a show at the Volcano Art Center.
Woodturner Show Report by Dennis Hakes
Take in is the 29th of Feb.
All the permits have been applied for.
Need to get the insurance for the show from AAW
March 6 is the reception – We need to find a volunteer to handle the food
Bring bowls to be donated for a raffle at the reception
Posters and post cards will be dropped off at the Wailoa Center when they come in.
The new banner was described by Ray Schimpf
Island Printers quoted $399 for a 3oz vinyl banner
Vista Print quoted $140 + $35 shipping. We decided to use Vista Print.
Getting 2 banners was discussed and authorized by the club. We will only get the second banner if the permit required from the county does not cost too much.
It was discussed how the dates on the banner will be changed for next year. We will figure that out next year.
Demos have not been finalized yet. Dennis is still working on it.
Vinces woodnwonders.com highly recommended for sand paper
Next challenge- Copy exactly something found in your home in wood. Must bring in turned item with the item being copied.
Possible subjects for demonstrations:
Mark’s platter bottom design
Carving and embellishing
How to price a piece / marketing
Packing and shipping
Pics that I saw looks like up to 2 ft dia.
Trees are felled, but not cut up, so bring a chain saw. You can drive almost up to the logs, through the yard.
For more info, call Chester (not the owner( @959-6488
FREE MANGO WOOD
Wood is located in Waiakea near Haihai street
Call Richard @ 808-443-8393
Mango 8 to 16"
The January meeting of Big Island Woodturners will be on Saturday, January 18th
starting at 10 A.M. Meeting will be at Les Pedersen's home - 1938 28th Ave. in HPP.
MINUTES OF November Meeting
BIW meeting 11/9/2019
Meeting brought to order by president Les Pedersen
New member introduced ; Irene
Treasurer report; Parker was not present
Secretary report; Members were encouraged to sign in
Show report; Dennis Hakes
Tried to get Pat Kramer to come to show again. No response
Trying to get Derrik Bencomo to come to the show to do a demo instead. Cost will be the same as Pat Kramer.
Pat got back to Dennis. He will be on island in March so it might be possible to have both Pat and Derrick at the show.
Take in 29 Feb
Reception on Friday Mar 6
Demos on March 14 and 21
5 pieces can be entered
It was decided to get a new banner. A discussion on the layout was done. Ray needs help with design. He will get back at the January meeting.
Taira is trying to put together a Community College Program
Cost to the club will be around three thousand dollars. Could possibly be financed by an AAW grant. Equipment would have to be purchased. Small lathes
Cindy Schimpf was elected to the board If donuts and coffee are to be brought to the meetings, a new volunteer to do that is needed. No volunteer, no donuts. A discussion made as to what to do with the clubs lathe after Gene moves away.
Next challenge – Turn a vessel with at least two natural edge holes in it.
A discussion on finishing was given by Les