Gulf Coast Woodturners Association



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Galleries - Meeting Galleries - July 2005

(Pictures of July's demos of pierced turning and finishing with Waterlox at the bottom of the page)

Advanced Category
(Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Larry Zarra
Lg Jarrah Burl
15W x 3-1/2H
2nd Place
David Welch
Lg Spalted Pecan
16W x 5-1/4H

3rd Place
By Reed

Double Pecan Bowl
8W x 5H

Hon. Mention
Bruno Wesolek
Natural Edge Cedar
7-1/2W x 10H

Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Bill Tilson
Ebonized Mesquite Box
  w/ Maple Inlay
5-1/2W x 3H
2nd Place
Bill Pottorf

Mesquite Hollow Form
  w/ Turquoise Inlays
9W x 9H
3rd Place
Bill Tilson

Mesquite Tennis
Ball Holder w/
Picture Inlays
8W x 2H

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

2W x 6H
2nd Place
Jim Keller

Big Leaf Maple Burl
     Free Form  
W x 8H
3rd Place
Ben Ball
SW-Style Hollow Form of
  Various Woods
8W x 7H

Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Tom Sayre
Walnut Chalice
6-1/2W x 6H
2nd Place
Ben Ball
Natural Edge Cedar
5-1/2W x 3-1/2H
3rd Place
Ben Ball
Natural Edge Bowl
 of Unknown Wood
10 x 4H

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

Cedar Hollow Form
4W x 4
2nd Place
Barbara Gaynor

Ash Bowl
9W x 4H
3rd Place
Paula Haymond

Birdseye Cedar Natural
  Edge Bowl
9-3/4W x 2H

 gallery photography by Dale Barrack

Ernie Barr and Jeff Schrader
Judges for July Show & Tell

Jeff and Ernie

Faces in the Crowd -
Pictures from the July's Meeting Demonstrations on Piercing and using Waterlox

Bob Brown (immediately below) shared his pierced turning with us and explained the process. Andy Chen (bottom) enlightened us on the finer points of using Waterlox.


Faces in the Crowd photos were taken by Ric Taylor, Luna Ford and Dale Barrack