DDWC
October 2016 Meeting
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Our guest demonstrator, Lee Stoffer, explains which tools he will be using.

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Splits a green log using a mallet and froe.

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Initial shaping of spoon using an axe.

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A spoon knife for shaping of the spoon bowl.

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Further shaping using an axe (very sharp!!!)

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Protective apron worn when cutting TOWARDS himself!

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Carving knife used for more shaping.

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Examples of what Lee is aiming at.

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Lee demonstrates his sharpening system.

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Using his versatile bench to hold a log for shaping into a bowl.

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Bowl hollowed using a spoon knife.

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Using a draw knife.

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More shaping.

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Log now resembles a bowl.

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Completed spoons . . . . . . .

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. . . . . ready for sale.

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An "Oh dear!" moment - Dick Potter's intended competition entry breaks in the final stage of turning.

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Masters' competition - First place to Peter Fantham . . .

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. . . second to Dick Potter using New Zealand Kauri and Paua shell . . .

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. . . and third to James Sharpe using Ash.

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First place in Members' Open section to Richard Hagues using Plywood and Teak . .

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Second equal to Carole Snell using Meranti . .

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. . . and Peter Blair who used Oak for his solitaire game.

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In third place was John Williams.

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Also entered were: Graham Legg's bowl in Australian Ghost Gum . . .

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. . . a vase in Bubinga by Geoff Dalton.

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A bowl in Laburnum from Ernie Hanson.

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A shallow dish in Burr Oak from Tony Reindorp.

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Eric Hudson entered this nutmeg grinder in Elm.

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Pencil pot made by John Waring in Oak and Beech.

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A Scottish quaich from Derek Puplett in Oak.

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The club stand at the Brailsford "show" ready for the great British public.

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Exhibits provided by members.

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A fine display of lace bobbins made by our member David Reynolds.

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Roger King demonstrates wood carving.

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Passers-by stop to ask questions.

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DDWC members swept the board in the woodturning competition!!!