29 Oct 19 – Emma ‘The Tiny Turner Demo and Competition Results

 In Club Nights, Competitions


This month we were pleased to welcome back Emma ‘The Tiny Turner’ to see what she would make for us this time.  We were certainly not disappointed.  We watched how she took a piece of timber and turned it to a spindle and then by off setting the centres by three times, formed a triangular twisted box.  The diagram in the photos below show how she did it.  Then on one half she carved in a texture which was then ebonised and brushed over with different gilt creams to give differing results.  We then moved on to making a little snowman hat to go onto one of her glass baubles with led lights inside.  To finish off the hat and the evening, she showed us how to apply metallic leaf.



This month’s competition had some excellent and imaginative items being reproduced by our members.  As usual the table was some what lacking entries, but well done to all those that took the time to make something to bring along.

Novice Class Winners

1st Steve Morley, 2nd Darren Brown and 3rd Alan Clift and Malcolm Willey


Club Class Winners

1st Andy Peacock


Open Class Winners

1st Tony Cooke & Ric Sutherland, 2nd Peter Barrack and 3rd Chris Fisher


What’s up Next?

Next meeting is the Hands on Night on the 12th Nov 19,

and to end the month off and the last demo of the year, on the 26th Nov 19, we have Peter Tree demonstrating for us.  See you all there.

And finally, Christmas Party

For those who have not yet purchased their tickets for the Christmas Function on the Sat 14 Dec 19, time is running out.  You only have one Club night and two Hands on Nights left to buy them.

The Christmas Function is being held at the Coningsby Community Hall, 12A Silver Street, Coningsby, LN4 4SG

There will be a Carvery by Mr Whisby (Whiz), Market Place, Wragby, serving; Beef, Pork, Honey roast Ham, Turkey, Sausage, Stuffing, Baked Potatoes, Salad, Greek Salad, Rice, Pasta, Beetroot, Coleslaw, Rolls, Fruit Crumble and Custard, Bread & Butter Pudding and Custard, Cold Desserts.  Vegetarian Option: Salmon, Quiche, Stuffed Peppers.

We are thrilled to have live entertainment by Miss Charlotte Porter.

There is also going to be a licensed Bar.

There will be a Raffle in aid of Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance – Any donations of prizes would be gratefully received.

A Christmas Turning Competition, of which, please refer to the rules posted HERE.

Ticket Price: Members: £12 per person.  You can bring one guest along for the same price.  Members price is subsidised by the Club.  Guests:  £15 per person.  Members can bring along extra guests, price not subsidised.

The entry tickets are numbered as there will also be a Ticket Draw on the night where you have the chance to win: 1st – £75, 2nd – £50 and 3rd – £25, so if that’s not an incentive to come along I don’t know what would be!

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