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Galleries - Meeting Galleries - August 2005

(Pictures of August's demos on which turning tools to start with and finishing with buffing at the bottom of the page)

Advanced Category (Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Tom Enloe
Texas Tea Can
 
   of various woods
7W x 18H
2nd Place
Andy Chen
Mesquite
   Hollow Form
       Vessel
9W x 6H

3rd Place
Kendall Westbrook

Texas Ebony Platter
Size not available

Hon. Mention
Janice Levi
Ash Closed Form
9W x 3H
Hon. Mention
Gene Bradley
Pierced Mesquite
  Music Box
5W x 6H
   


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
George Greider
Red Oak Open Spiral
Size not available
2nd Place
Bob Brown

Tasmanian Myrtle
  Burl Lidded Box
4W x 4H
3rd Place
Bob Brown

Ebonized Lidded
 
Box
4W x 7-1/2H
Hon. Mention
Doug Davis
Bradford Pear
  Birdhouse
7W x 9H
Hon. Mention
Bill Pottorf
2-Piece Dyed Bowl Set
13W x 4H and
8W x 2-1/2H
   


Segmented Category (Items made from more than one piece of wood by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Andy Chen

Southwestern Style
  Closed Form Vessel
12-1/2W x 7-1/2H
2nd Place
Bill Dyer

Mesquite Urn with
     Chased Lid
6-1/2W x 12H
3rd Place
Doug Davis
Large Lidded
  Walnut Bowl
Size not available


Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Fog Tanner
Lidded Pine Box
2-1/2W x 4-1/2H
2nd Place
Tom Sayre
Walnut Stamp
  Holder
2-1/2W x 5-1/2H
3rd Place
Fog Tanner
Lidded Pine Box
2-1/2W x 4-1/2H
 
 

Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place

Black Cherry Bowl
8W x 4H
2nd Place
Ed Spicer
Poplar Bowl
7-1/2W x 2-1/2H
3rd Place
Doug Olesen

Mahogany Box
3-1/2W x 4H

 gallery photography by Frank Campbell

Judges
Bill Tilson and Greg Gonsalves,
Judges for August Show & Tell
       

 


Faces in the Crowd -
Pictures from the August's Meeting Demonstrations on selecting which turning tools to start with and finishing your piece with buffing system

Marty Kaminsky (immediately below) explained which turning tools a new turner should start with and which ones to add laterJack Hanley (bottom) demonstrated how to finish turnings using a powered buffing system.

 
         

Here are some additional "faces in the crowd" pictures ("the usual suspects!")

Faces in the Crowd photos were taken by Ric Taylor