DDWC
May 2018 Meeting
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Mark Sanger (hidden by safety gear!) cleans up a blank in preparation for hollowform turning.

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Happy with the shape he now burns on a couple of decorative lines using wire.

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Starts to hollow out the piece.

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Remounted on friction disc to enable shaping of foot.

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The finished item.

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Lid and finial pepared for the bowl.

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Some rather aggressive pyrography used in decoration.

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Pattern glued on bowl and burned through to the wood.

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Example of the finish - a lot of burning and cleaning with a burr before painting.

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Another fine example.

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Peter Fantham first equal in the Masters' section.

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Joint equal first, scroll saw work in Sycamore from James Sharpe.

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Second place taken by Dick Potter also using Sycamore.

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Third place went to Richard Hagues who used Spalted Beech.

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John Henbery chose Holly for his entry.

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Purple Heart and Ash was John Williams' choice.

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In the Members' Open section the winner was Peter Rutter.

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Second place was shared by David Waldron using Maple and Purple Heart and . . . . .

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. . . Tony Reindorp, showing that Marquetry isn't the only string to his bow!!

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Third spot on the podium was crowded - Graham Legg using some of his Oz imports! . . . .

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. . . . David Reynolds who used Sycamore . . . . .

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. . . Geoff Dalton used Mahogany

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. . and Liz King flew the flag for the pyrographers using Tulip Wood.

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Also entered was Tina Shinner

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Roger King who used Walnut and Box.

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Douglas Moseley used Burr Elm.