Start time 6.45pm.
Our meeting this week on Thursday 3rd March 2022 is going to be a demonstration by Nick Simpson, Nick is going to show you how to make a tricylinder from a piece of wood. For those who are unfamiliar with the the term Tricylinder, I have put a couple of pictures up for you to see. These Tricylinders are in effect where a series of pipes would have intersected were they made of metal, Nick’s Tricylinder is made from wood and offers an excellent opportunity to further your woodturning skills, it’s also very good at making you think about how you are going to actually be able to make this item, bear in mind it’s being made from one piece of wood.
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Our meeting this week on Thursday 17th February 2022 was a demonstration by John Ruickbie, John was to make a bowl from a piece of Elm but not the usual bowl, he was going to leave the top of his bowl square, in addition to being square, John was to make some decorative penetrations on the lip of his bowl at each of the 4 corners of the bowl. This would mean he required more than just the lathe to make this bowl, a Scroll saw would also be used. John was to demonstrate how the penetrations were made, making use of firstly a template to mark out the penetrations, then drilling a small hole to accommodate the saw blade, then actually using the Scroll saw to cut the penetrations.
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Start time 6.45pm
Our meeting this week, Thursday 17th February 2022 is a demonstration by John Ruickbie. John is going to be making a square bowl on the lathe, he will also do some decorative work on the bowl with the use of a fret saw. John had demonstrated something similar a few years ago but as the membership keeps changing John felt it was time to do it again for the benefit of the many new members we have in the club.
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The minutes from the meeting on the 5th Feb are now available in the Club minutes and Documents page
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on the 3rd February 2022, this meeting would determine who would be Chairperson and who would be on the Committee for the period from February 2022 until February 2023. In addition to electing the Chairperson and the Committee there were some changes made to the Club’s Constitution this was also discussed and accepted by the membership present and to take immediate effect.
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In the Club Minutes & Documents page there are 3 new documents available:
2022 AGM minutes
Committee minutes from Feb 3rd 2022