The Monthly Newsletter of Yellowstone Woodturners
Billings, Montana

January 2012                             Vol. 13, No.1

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From the Editor

Those Members who did not attend the business meeting and wish to know the status of the Clubs funds can contact the club Treasurer, Martin Robinson (406)-252-4457.

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Think About Turning Today!

Truly… it is a NEW YEAR. May the blessings of new beginnings be bestowed on all of you throughout 2012. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! It is time to give some thought to our Club goals for the coming year. Here are some possibilities:

View Stuart Batty lesson plan at meetings

Malcolm Tibbets, South Lake Tahoe, CA, symposium October 6-7

3 Workshops

West High Lathe classes

Some meetings at Career Center

Christmas potluck

Add to our membership

Encourage more members to join AAW

Continue liability insurance

And don’t forget. Dues for 2012 are due. The dues will remain the same, $25.00. You can pay at our next meeting or mail them to our treasurer (Martin Robinson, 1418 Rawhide Strip, Billings, MT 59105).

See you there. Dr. Van

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Meeting Location

Meeting place, South Side Senior Citizens Center, 901 South 30 street. (see map below).


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Minutes

December 2011 Meeting Minutes

 

Show & Tell:
Dave - inlay plate
Ralph - intarsia Horn of Plenty
Mick - square bowl with lid
Paul - lighted box night light
Stan - bubinga bowl
Dr Van - steam engine
Treasurers Report: October balance was given
Business:
- Classes at West High have been well attended by students. Contact Paul or Stan if you would like to help out.
- Stan has submitted a grant application to the AAW for $1500. If the grant is approved we will purchase mini lathes, chucks and chisels for West High. An answer on the application is expected in April.
Symposium
The symposium in October netted $950 for the club. The symposium for 2012 will be October 6 & 7 with Malcolm Tibbets and Sam Angelo presenting.
Ornament Contest
We had lots of nice ornaments in the contest.
1st place - Dave Torrance
2nd place - Derrick Reiman
3rd place - Stan Lambert
 

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From the Library

2011 AAW Instant Gallery & Critique
2011 AAW Symposium Techniques Volume One
2011 AAW Symposium Techniques Volume Two

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Calendar of Events

Jan 11th 7:00pm South Park Senior Citizens Center, 901 South 30th Street, Billings:

Feb 8th 7:00pm South Park Senior Citizens Center, 901 South 30th Street, Billings:

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Wanted, For sale, Free 

This is your area,  Email, or phone Paul if you have an item to post here.

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A Message From Members

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"Creativity Is Allowing Yourself To Make Mistakes.

Art Is Knowing Which Mistakes To Keep."

Happy Turning

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Club Sponsors

                    

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PRESIDENT:  Richard Vande Veegaete (Dr. Van) (406)245-9945
VICE PRESIDENT: 
Stan Lambert  (406)348-3499
SECRETARY:  Dan Vanderhoof (406)696-5382
TREASURER: 
Martin Robinson (406)-252-4457
Librarian: Marjorie Ferrin (406) 656-1744
Photographer: George Hoffman (406) 259-9023
Technical Advisor: Dan Schindler (406)373-5892
Newsletter & Website Editor: Paul Spencer (406) 861-6718
E-Mail: paulspencer2001@yahoo.com
Web Site:  www.yellowstoneturners.org

“One Good Turn” is the monthly newsletter of Yellowstone Woodturner

Billings, Montana

Yellowstone Woodturners Club

PO Box 21836

Billings, MT 59104

A local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners.

South Park Senior Citizens Center, 901 South 30th Street, Billings

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YELLOWSTONE WOODTURNERS


 

AGENDA (January 11, 2012)

Officers:

Call for Guests:

Cookies by:

Health Reports:

Correspondence:

Show and Tell:

Treasurer’s report

Old Business

Paul Spencer/Stan Lambert report on West High Classes

Review of 2011 accomplishments

Completion of non-profit status

3 Workshops

New meeting place at South Park Senior Center

Very successful symposium featuring Stuart Batty

Won the Peoples’ Choice Award at the Montana Fair

Taught lathe classes at West High

Use of media at meetings (on-line viewing, use of DVDs and computer)

Use of AAW email advertising

An article in AAW Magazine (making bowls from Church yard tree)

Two local media appearances (KTVQ2, Gazette)

Christmas potluck

13 members also AAW members

Purchase of Club liability insurance, 1M each occurrence

Prizes awarded at Easter, Christmas, and Symposium

Goals for 20012

View Stuart Batty lesson plan at meetings

Malcolm Tibbets, South Lake Tahoe, CA, symposium October 6-7

3 Workshops

West High Lathe classes

Some meetings at Career Center

Christmas potluck

Add to membership

Encourage our members to join AAW

Continue liability insurance

New Business:

Dues for 2012 are now due, $25.00

2012 Symposium schedule is set:

Malcolm Tibbets, South Lake Tahoe, CA will be the presenter

Date: October 6-7, 2012

Sam Angelo, Thermopolis, WY will also be a presenter

Program: The Wisdom of Owning a SawStop Table Saw