Meeting Report 22nd February 2024

Meeting Report 22nd February 2024

Everyone must have been keen to see our demonstrator for tonight, Nathanael Griffiths, as the room was filling up early….or maybe it was also because our subscriptions for the year are due. In the end, 45 members attended. Nathanael comes from near Chester so had not...
Club Meeting 25th January 2024

Club Meeting 25th January 2024

The start of a new year for the club and a first in having both the AGM and our first I.R.D, (Interactive Remote Demonstration) This was the first time we had tried an IRD and special thanks have to go to Chris Parker well known Lancashire turner help us get it off...
Nathanael Griffiths 23rd June 2022

Nathanael Griffiths 23rd June 2022

The 23rd June 2022 saw our youngest ever demonstrator – Nathanael Griffiths who is just 18 years old.  Nathanael’s speciality is closedsegmented work.  Nice time would not allow him to go through the whole process, he had prepared a number of rings that...
Meeting on Thursday 23rd May

Meeting on Thursday 23rd May

The next meeting is on Thursday and takes the form of an Auction – proceeds to Club funds. The evening needs donations of items to Auction (don’t have to be woodturning related). Don’t forget some cash to secure that little something you never knew...
The Blind Woodturner (Chris Fisher) Nov 25th 2021

The Blind Woodturner (Chris Fisher) Nov 25th 2021

CNWWA Meeting 26th November 2021 Tonight’s demonstration was by Chris Fisher, ‘The Blind Woodturner’. The night started off less than ideally since there had been an accident on the road just passed the entrance to the hall and meant that I needed to find an...
Lockdown

Lockdown

  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...
Lochnagar Crater and our Club

Lochnagar Crater and our Club

How the club became involved In March 2014 the club was approached by Jim Stillings on behalf of the Army Cadet Force Platoon based in Rossett, which is between Wrexham and Chester, regarding a project the cadets were involved in at  the Lochnagar Crater on...
CNWWA history revealed

CNWWA history revealed

Martin Pantony – CNWWA’s only remaining founder member — has provided us with a fascinating insight into the history of the club. To accompany his dialogue, he has also compiled a table showing the number of members, the meeting place and the chair person for...
Spalted Beech spindle and Faceplate blanks for sale.

Spalted Beech spindle and Faceplate blanks for sale.

    A number of spindle and faceplate blanks  of Spalted Beech are available to buy from Brian Hindley of Dragon Joinery, Wrexham.  Sizes vary but are around 60mm thick.  Pen blanks of various species illustrated below are 18 x 18 x x150mm.     For...
A Tribute to Don Baird

A Tribute to Don Baird

Our friend and longstanding member of the club, Don Baird, sadly passed away recently.    A number of members of the club attended his funeral on 8th of June and felt it appropriate that a small tribute should be included on the website. All who attended would agree,...