Spent an afternoon of “social distancing” in the shed and came out with this 4 sided box in ash (turned on five centres) with a cocobolo insert in the lid. While the club is closed down why not post pictures on here or the Facebook page to show what...
As a result of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the Committee has been considering whether we should meet in March. I’m sure you will agree that the health and well-being of our members is of the upmost importance and we need to reduce the risk of members catching...
Les returned once again and this time his demonstration concentrated on scorching. So what exactly is scorching, basically it is burning the surface of a turned object with a blow lamp along the grain. Trees grow slowly in autumn and winter producing hard wood then...
More time isolated in the shed. Turned this child’s roundabout (based on Richie’s). Just can’t finish it as I am struggling to justify child-safe paints and ribbons as essential. It will have to wait. ... See MoreSee Less
As a result of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the Committee has been considering whether we should meet in March.
I’m sure you will agree that the health and well-being of our members is of the upmost importance and we need to reduce the risk of members catching the virus. Consequently, we have decided to cancel the March meeting.
The position is changing daily and we will keep you informed about future meetings with as much notice as possible.
The recent club night featured a welcome return by Les Symonds of "PREN". Les specialises in artistic and sculptural turnings, as well as functional and utilitarian pieces. He ran the "PREN" shop in Bala for several years but now focuses his woodturning activities on demonstrating, teaching, writing and producing turned items for galleries and other commissions.
Les gave us once again a very interesting demonstration, this time concentrating on scorching.
To read more about the visit by Les, check out the full report by our Chairman, Peter Green, on our website: