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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...

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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...

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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 were glued to...

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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 you wanted. Hope to...

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28th April 2022 – Colin Smith

28th April 2022 – Colin Smith

Colin has been turning in the region of 40 years.  For many years he was the AWGB South Eastern Rep and has recently moved “North” nearer his daughter.  Moving was a fairly traumatic experience, not because of the house, etc. but many of his tools were disposed of...

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24th March 2022 – Chris Parker

24th March 2022 – Chris Parker

Chris was originally booked for the March 2020 but, as we are all well aware, COVID 19 suspended our activities, - we are just beginning to catch up.  Not that we ever will because the 2 years of Demos, shows, etc have been deleted from our history. The theme for the...

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Les Symonds Demonstration 24th Feb 2022

Les Symonds Demonstration 24th Feb 2022

Before starting the demonstration, Les gave a brief outline of the past couple of years.  Before COVID took a grip, Les had decided to retire.  However, he soon missed doing demonstrations and the tuition side of life so decided to return to former...

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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...

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28th Oct 2021 meeting – Steve Heeley Demonstration

28th Oct 2021 meeting – Steve Heeley Demonstration

The second meeting of 2021 was slightly better attended than the first one with more familiar faces and a couple of new ones. We have a new member, Aubery Lawson, so welcome Aubery and look forward to seeing you at future meetings Steve began by saying he has been...

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More Turnings As We Cannot Meet

More Turnings As We Cannot Meet

I have been turning olive wood recently- it’s got a lovely smell when turning and produces a beautiful grain result. During a holiday in Helsinki we saw a local woodturning with a central insert and Lyn said to me why don’t you do that? As Lyn is a potter she offered...

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We cannot meet but we can share Turnings

We cannot meet but we can share Turnings

During lock-down I have done nothing as benevolent as Vish and Tony.                       All credit to you, now I feel guilty! One problem is I have never liked doing the same thing twice. I'll try most...

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