Northeast

Upcoming Meeting:

The American Scientific Glassblowers Society

Northeast Section Meeting

Saturday October 13th, 2018 10:30am – 4:30pm


Wilt Industries, Inc.

Rt 8 – Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
Phone: 800-232-9458 or 518-548-4961
http://www.wiltindustries.com/

 

We will be holding our fall meeting at Wilt Industries, established in 1950 and a standard in scientific glassblowing facilities worldwide. Come and see how and where they make the Wilt annealing ovens, see friends and enjoy the beautiful Adirondacks https://visitadirondacks.com/ or https://speculatorchamber.com It should be the height of fall foliage so try to make time to see the area.

10:30am          Registration – $10.00 fee for members $20.00 for non-members

Coffee, juice and donuts will be served and a catered lunch.

11:00am          Tour of Wilt Industries.

11:30am          Dan & Rick Wilt – Owners of Wilt Industries will go over the history of the family owned company and how annealing ovens have changed over time with the increase of the use of different types of glasses. Winding elements will also be demonstrated.

Noon                Lunch and Business Meeting

1:00pm            Katie Jones – Scientific Glassblower for General Electric at the Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY. Katie will give a lecture and photo presentation about a trip she just returned from in Germany. Katie and other scientific glassblower visited a variety of glassblowing shops throughout Germany.

1:30pm            TBA

2:00pm            Open Studio. Dan has asked the public to come and watch demonstrations. We will have four stations set up for people to make things that will be auctioned later. Glass and tools will be available to use. Think of something fun to demonstrate.

3:00pm            Live Auction. Please bring things that you would like to auction or make things there. You may also auction off glass equipment. One-half of the proceeds of this auction will go to the Lake Pleasant Volunteer Ambulance Service.

Our Sponsor:

Wale Apparatus – http://www.waleapparatus.com/

 

RSVP by October 6th –  Sally Prasch – praschsally@yahoo.com – 413-250-3405

 

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Our Officers:

Director:  Jared Carver         email
Section Chair / Alternate Director: Sally Prasch  email
Secretary: Patrick DeFlorio    email
Treasurer: Wayne Marten  email