Helen my daughter is a GP on the Wirral. On the 22nd April I offered to make her NHS staff some pens. Thinking that she had twenty staff this would not be a problem. Then came the text “she has increased her staff numbers to 38” as she...
A few years ago one of the monthly competitions was an item less than 3” (75mm). Although the items are of little practical use it provided a challenge. Trust me albeit small items do not equate to quick or easy. Faults and scratches stick out as there nowhere to...
This turning began last year when I was looking at our very tired wind chime seen on the right. I had a vision in my head of what I wanted so firstly I ordered some Bamboo around 2″ (50mm) Ø. The next stage was to sketch out a design of something...
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: