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We are a group of people of varying competences sharing a common interest in woodturning of all sorts.
Our aims as set out in our constitution are:-
1. To foster friendship amongst woodturners in the area.
2. To impart knowledge and expand the craft of woodturning.
Meeting of the club will be held on Second And Fourth Thursday of the month @7.30 pm, at the Pembroke 21c Foundry House(Foundry House, Orange Way, Pembroke, SA71 4DR).
Some of our Competition entries..
Notes of meeting 8th September16
This month there were15 members present.
This month’s demonstration by John Blake covered hollowing using the expensive Roley Munro and by cheaper bowl gouge
For both tool systems the overall method Is the same:-
•Prepare the outside shape and finish to a reasonable standard.
•Measure the depth of vase and mark your drill or Forsner bit to ensure you do not go too deep.
•Hollow to leave approximately ¼ inch wall thickness.
This Month’s Competition
Following the demonstration of carving last month the competition, any carved item was won by Ros Dean with an excellent pair of seated “large” gents, second Mike Pannell with a well carved welsh love spoon and third John Charnock with a “green Man”.
Following the demonstration this evening the competition will be a hollow form.
The next meeting will be an evening with Jerome Kelleher, topic yet to be finalised..
The annual C21 apple day will be 22nd October, club members are invited to come along and turn wooden apples and sell items. Bert A has volunteered so far others, are welcome to join him.
After a short discussion there were 4 members who confirmed they would be interested in attending a course. The courses are free with AWGB request for a donation to assist towards costs which would be met from club funds.
John C complete an application form to determine the AWGB enthusiasm to come this far west.
Follow up note:
The four members now have the information on how to apply direct to John Montgomery AWGB who after receipt will offer some dates for consideration