DDWC
August 2018 Meeting
P1090972.JPG

Our demonstrator for this month was Quentin Smith - Chairman of the British Marquetry Society and Secretary of the Staffordshire Marquetry Group.

P1090999.JPG

He produced a rose to illustrate the techniques used in the craft. (photo taken from projection screen, hence poor quality)

P1090979.JPG

Examples of finished work were shown and explanations given of methods used.

P1100046.JPG

Further examples of Quentin's work . . . . .

P1100047.JPG

. . . . most of which left members open mouthed!!!!!

IMG_1600.jpg

First place in Masters' Competition taken by Peter Fantham for his "honeycomb" vase in Yew.

wood comp.jpg

Second place taken by James Sharpe for his scrollsaw compound cut entry (three images to illustrate the faces!)

IMG_1596.jpg

Third place went to John Williams for his "butterfly" hollowform.

IMG_1597.jpg

Also entered - no its not a space ship - Dick Potter's lidded bowl in Yew and Lacewood.

IMG_1598.jpg

And Richard Hagues' two (four) candles in Yew.

IMG_1608.jpg

First place in Members' Open section went to David Waldron for his marquetry picture of a yacht.

IMG_1606.jpg

Second place to David Reynolds with his decorated bowl in Sycamore.

IMG_1616.jpg

Third spot taken by Peter Rutter with his collection of bangles in various woods.

IMG_1604.jpg

Also entered was Graham Jerram's bowl in Ash.

IMG_1605.jpg

Digby Owen's abstract bird collection.

IMG_1607.jpg

Graham Legg's bowl in Chestnut.

IMG_1610.jpg

Tony Reindorp's marquetry picture.

IMG_1611.jpg

A rather scary carving in Lime by Carole Snell.

IMG_1612.jpg

A very shiny bowl in Oak from Terry Murtha.

IMG_1613.jpg

A collection of coasters from Liz King using various veneers.

IMG_1615.jpg

A natural edge goblet in Lime from John Waring

IMG_1617.jpg

Spinning wheel in Oak by Geoff Dalton. (He's taking orders now for Xmas jumpers!)