Our meeting this week was all about Making Pens on the lathe, it was organized by Dave Line, Dave had all 5 lathes in operation with himself and 4 other turners making pens in various materials, most were being made from wood but there were a couple using Acrylics, all were using various pen kits that are readily available on the market.Continue reading “Report on our meeting 27-04-2023, Pen Making by Dave Line.”
Start time 6.45pm.
Our meeting this week is all about making pens on the lathe, it has been organized by Dave Line and he will have all 5 of the club lathes in operation, himself and 4 other club members will demonstrate the art of pen making.Continue reading “Our meeting this week 27-04-2023. Making Pens by Dave Line.”
Our first shield Competition for 2023 was on the 13th April 2023, it was organized by Nick Simpson assisted by David Hobson. The theme for the Competition was all to do with making Wooden Eggs and Egg Cups, there were 3 categories taking part, for the Novice category they were required to make a Wooden Egg and Decorate it, for the Intermediate category they were required to make a Wooden Egg and Egg Cup also Decorated, for the Experienced category they were required to make 2 Identical Wooden Eggs with Egg Cups and Decorated.Continue reading “Report on our meeting 13-04-2023. First shield Competition for 2023, and First Aid demonstration.”
Start time 6.45pm
Our meeting this week, Thursday 13th April 2023 is the first of our Shield Competitions for 2023, it’s being handled by Nick Simpson and David Hobson, see below for the rules of the competition and the criteria for each category, I.E. novice, intermediate and experienced.Continue reading “Our meeting this week 13-04-2023 Shield Competition 1, for 2023.”
HWC Competitions 2023
There will be 2 types of competition each membership year – the traditional Christmas competition and 3 or 4 themed competitions leading to the award of the HWC Shields.
Competitors and classes: The competitions are open to all members of the HWC. Members are divided into 3 classes: Novice, Intermediate and Experienced. Allocation of entry class will be made by 3 or more members of the HWC teaching and training group (TTG) at the end of the membership year. New members who join during the membership year will be allocated a class level through discussion with 3 members of the Teaching and Training Group.Continue reading “Competition rules 2023”
New minutes from the meeting on the 30th March 2023 are available on the Club Minutes and Documents page
Our meeting this week on Thursday 30th March 2023 was organized by Errol Levings, his subject for this meeting was mainly End Grain Turning, he had arranged for all 5 of our lathes to be working, 3 turners were doing End Grain Turning, 1 turner was making a table leg using an offset method and 1 turner was making use of an Ash Canker to make a bowl.Continue reading “Report on our meeting 30-03-2023. End grain turning by Errol Levings.”