April 2018 Meeting

The carvers watch a DVD on chip carving . . .

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. . . . and then put it all into practice . .

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. . . hopefully to the boss's satisfaction!

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Newly qualified AWGB tutor, Geoff Dalton, gives guidance on turning a bowl


The pyrographers as productive as ever . .


. . . they even let in a man!!

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Tony Reindorp passes on advice at his marquetry workshop.


Dick Potter ran a "sharpening workshop".


The inaugural meeting of the scrollsaw group attracted some potential sawyers.


Peter Blair cuts out a jigsaw for a younger family member.

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First place in the Masters' section went to Peter Fantham for his hat in Apple.

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Second taken by James Sharpe for his lathe/scrollsaw piece in Sycamore and Mahogany.

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Third went to John Williams for his pot pourri bowl in Beech.

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Nice piece of inlay work from John Henbery using Purple Heart, Box and Sycamore.

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Richard Hagues posy bowl in Oak.

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Natural Edge bowl in Laburnum from Dick Potter.

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First place in the Members' Open section taken by Tony Reindorp using various woods.

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Second spot went to David Waldron for more marquetry work.

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Terry Murtha took third place with his carving in Apple of a leaping Salmon.

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Also entered was Roger King's carving in Sycamore.

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Carole Snell's snail carving - get out the slug pellets!!

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Graham Legg can now cook a perfect boiled egg thanks to his use of Yew.

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Off beat entry from Douglas Moseley.

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A threaded box from John Waring using Holly.

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Graham Jerram used London Plane for his bowl.

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On his way to a picnic we have Greg Holmes' entry in Oak.

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David Reynolds used Oak for his turning.

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Tina Shinner pyrographed a Beech board.