Cheshire & North Wales Woodturners Association was formed in 1987 and is an Associate member of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. Amongst other aims, our constitution seeks to foster a greater awareness of and to promote the art of Woodturning. We as a club hold public demonstrations and exhibitions. Our present membership is now over 40 and the number of people attending our monthly meetings in Soughton averages 30.

Woodturning is a form of woodworking that is used to create wooden objects on a lathe. Woodturning differs from most other forms of woodworking in that the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it. Many intricate shapes and designs can be made by turning wood as you can see on our Gallery pages. Or come to one of our club meetings – at no charge – where you will be made most welcome.

We meet on the fourth Thursday of the month from 7pm until 10pm, where we usually have a professional demonstrator showing us a particular skill or technique. We sometimes hold “Hands On” evenings where club members demonstrate and try to assist new members with their woodturning skills. Have a look at our Diary page for our schedule of activities. Check out our Find Us page for full details of how to get to one of our meetings.

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The November Monthly Competition (A Christmas Item) produced the following result:-

Advanced Section:-

First - Vish Kini
Second - Rachel Thompson

Open Section:-

First - Brian Davies
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The October Monthly Competition ( a Pair of Items) produced the following result:-

Advanced Section:-

First - Mike Evans
Second - Vish Kini
Third - Richie Southerton
Fourth - Rachel Thompson
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The September Monthly Competition (A Wheeled Toy) was very poorly supported by club members.

Only one member entered in the Advanced Section, submitting two items.

First Place - Advanced Section - Vish Kini
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2 months ago  ·  

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Monkey Puzzle wood for Sale.

There is a supply of monkey puzzle wood for sale in the Buckley area.

If interested contact Adam Doyle by email at:
Adam.Doyle@gbgplc.com
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4 months ago  ·  

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The July Monthly Competition (a Stacking Item) produced the following result:-

Advanced Section:-

1st Rachel Thompson
2nd Vish Kini
3rd Mike Evans

Open Section:-

1st Perry Edwards
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4 months ago  ·  

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