Report on our meeting 23-05-2024 our 2nd Shield Competition organized by Nick Simpson.

Our meeting on Thursday 23rd May 2024 was our 2nd Shield Competition, it was organized by Nick Simpson and Nick’s theme for the competition was Spoons, Ladles and Scoops. The Novice category had a Scoop to make, the Intermediate category had a Matching Ladle or Spoon to make, the Open category had a matching set of 4 Ladles or Spoons to make.

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Our next meeting 23-05-2024 our 2nd Shield Competition for 2024 organized by Nick Simpson.

Start time 6.45pm.

Our 2nd Shield Competition for 2024 will be held on Thursday 23rd May 2024, it’s being organized by Nick Simpson, assisted by David Hobson and Susan Drew. Nick’s subjects for this Competition is to make wooden cutlery. He has set a slightly different task for each category, the Novice category are to make a Scoop, the Intermediate category are to make a Matching Ladle or Spoon, the Open category are to make a Set of 4 matching Ladle’s or Spoons.

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Report on our 3rd Shield Competition for 2023. Organized by Nick Simpson.

Our meeting on Thursday 9th November 2023 was our 3rd Shield Competition for 2023, it was originally organized by Nick Simpson, however due to unforeseen circumstances Nick had to miss the meeting, he did delegate the responsibilities to David Hobson, who in turn was assisted by Susan Drew and Dave Hutcheson.

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Our next meeting 09-11-2023, organized by Nick Simpson.

Start time 6.45pm

Our next meeting is on Thursday 9th November 2023, it’s our last of the Shield competitions for this year and has been organized by Nick Simpson although Nick won’t be there due to medical issues he has arranged for David Hobson to take over the handling of the Competition, David will be assisted by Dave Hutcheson and Susan Drew on handling the entries and the judging.

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Our next meeting 25-05-2023. 2nd Competition of the year, organized by Nick Simpson with supplementary turners arranged by Alan Geddes.

Start time 6.45pm

Our meeting on Thursday 25th May 2023 is our 2nd competition of the year, the subject matter is to turn something with a Multi Axis centre point. This criteria is the same for all 3 categories but you will be judged only in the category you are listed as having. It can be anything made using more than one centre, the use of specialized equipment can be adopted or home made jigs made and used, you may use between centres or use a faceplate or a combination of both, but most of all we need more of you to enter than was present at the last competition.

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