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June 19, 2018 Meeting Notes

Instead of our regular meeting in the Maker Space of UNL’s Innovation Campus, we had a social event for both members and spouses in The Mill restaurant across the hall from the Maker Space. In addition to the buffet dinner, members brought a wide variety of turned objects that […]

May 15, 2018 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

Four guests were introduced.

Brian Newell reported that the Sunday through Tuesday hands-on classes for the Glenn Lucas symposium (November 4-6, 2018) are full. Registration is still open for the all-day turning demonstration by Lucas on Saturday, November 3, 2018. […]

April 17, 2018 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

One guest was introduced.

Brian Newell reported that the Sunday through Tuesday hands-on classes for the Glenn Lucas symposium (November 4-6, 2018) are full. Newell asked if there was any member interested in a Wednesday class. There was no interest […]

March 20, 2018 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

Three guests were introduced.

Steve Mawson was absent, so there was no treasurer’s report. The last balance reported was $6394.71 on November 21, 2017.

Jim Young reported that over 100 pens have been turned by the veterans group that meets in […]

February 20, 2018 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

Two guests were introduced.

Steve Mawson was absent, so there was no treasurer’s report. The last balance reported was $6394.71 on November 21, 2017.

Doug Wilson called for assistance with a person who called him—needing access to a lathe that would […]

January 16, 2018 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

One guest was introduced.

Steve Mawson was absent, so there was no treasurer’s report.

Jim Young spoke about the Veterans Pen-Turning Project being initiated. Four mini-lathes and the necessary tools have been secured. A few veterans have already met with Young […]

November 21, 2017 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by former club president Rob Otte.

Four guests were self-introduced.

Jerry Reif, manager of the Innovation Campus Maker Space talked briefly about the cooperative venture that has been established between his organization and our club in providing opportunities for military veterans suffering from PTSD to […]

October 17, 2017 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

Three guests were introduced.

Entzminger relayed from Steve Mawson (absent) that our current treasury balance is $6,411.53. It was mentioned by Entzminger that we will have considerable expense in the coming days because of the symposium in which Cindy Drozda […]

September 19, 2017 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by Rob Otte in the absence of club president Mark Entzminger.

One guest was introduced.

Otte displayed an LED lamp that had been donated to our club by WoodTurners Wonders, of Gainesville, FL, for use on the lathe we use for demonstrations. It was used […]

August 15, 2017 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order by club president Mark Entzminger.

Entzminger asked the group for reflections on the American Association of Woodworkers national symposium in Kansas City, MO, June 22-25, 2017, by those that had attended this activity. Several responded about their very positive and meaningful experiences—particularly in regard […]