Next Meeting 1st April

This is a night hosted by one of our bevy of club demonstrators Keith Drew.

Its all about the manufacture, use and application of specialist turning tools.

The items they are used to manufacture & their presentation to the work.

Keith is a hobby turner, but will show what we can all aspire to and accomplish in our turning journey.

So come along, I am sure you will get some inspiration from the knowledge gained by Keith over many years.

ALL VISITORS WELCOME.

A chat with our club members could be very beneficial when deciding on what purchases to make on beginning the craft.

Meeting 18th March.

This was another well attended  project and Gallery night, members where tasked to produce a segmented item with a minimum of 4 pieces of wood. The range of work being shown and discussion about its manufacture was very impressive, allowing all members to get some ideas for future projects.

 

 

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The gallery is a show of other items some new some older produced by members to show what they are about and what they are proud of.

A very informative and sometimes witty, entertaining evening enjoyed by all. Some members getting inspiration and finding the discussion and questions showed what could be achieved by even the newest to the woodturning craft.

 

 

 

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Meeting 4th March

This evening was a demo by professional wood turner STEVE HEALY.

36 Members and visitors attended to watch Steve turn and texture a lidded box,

showing the tools he uses, their presentation to the workpiece and how he gets the require fits for the lid.

 

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He also did a quick demo on cutting a pommel on a square piece of timber plus cutting beads & coves.

Members gave Steve a good round of applause for a great demonstration particularly has he was suffering, not feeling too well. so thanks Steve for not cancelling!!!

Meeting the 18th February.

Another well attended demo, Roy Hadland one of our club demonstrators  showed the method of producing one of his speciality pepper and salt mills. On display where items incorporating some unique design features such as routed flutes and Celtic Knots.

A great demo!!  Well done Roy.  With plenty of questions and answers.

 

Comment by K Manvell.

A big hats off to Roy Hadland who turned an unremarkable piece of wood into a lovely shaped pepper-grinder, minus the innards as time did not permit, though we were all shown the rudiments of installing the said mechanism!