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Galleries - Meeting Galleries - November 2005

(Pictures of Art and Function panelists and Bill Berry's demo on Poly Wipe-on are at the bottom of the page)

Best of Show (The best of the best of the best . . .)
Best of Show
Bill Tilson
Two Boxes wrapped in inlayed veneer
Both 3"W x 7"H
     


Advanced Category
(Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)

1st Place
Larry Zarra
Silver Leaf Maple
  Hollow Form
9-1/2"W x 7"H
2nd Place
Wayne Stanfield
Spalted Bradford
  Pear Bowl
8"W x 4-1/4"H

3rd Place
Ric Taylor

Persimmon Bowl
9-1/4"W x 2-1/2"H

Honorable Mention
Bob Tabor
Pecan Lidded Box
  with offset top
2-1/2"W x 5"H
       


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Janice Levi
Mahogany Bowl
  with Carved Lid
9"W x 3-1/2"H
2nd Place
Larry Zarra

Dyed and Carved
  Tupilo Hollow Form
7-1/2"W x 4-1/2"H
3rd Place
Clyde Collier
Spalted Sweetgum
  Hollow Form w/
  Segmented Rim
7-1/2"W x 7"H


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

Walnut Bowl with
  Segmented Rim
8-1/2"W x 2-1/2"H
2nd Place
Larry Zarra
Walnut Bowl with
  Segmented Rim
8-3/4"W x 2"H
3rd Place
Larry Zarra
Walnut Bowl with
  Segmented Rim

7"W x 2-1/4"H


Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Chris Hines
Cherry Lidded Box
3"W x 5-1/2"H
2nd Place
Kevin Turco
Bradford Pear
  Lidded Box
3-1/2"W x 1-3/4"H
3rd Place
Chris Hines
Cherry Lidded Box
3
"W x 7-1/2"H
 
 

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

Water Oak Bowl
4-1/4W x 3"H
2nd Place
Chuck Croaker

Water Oak Bowl
8"W x 6"H
3rd Place
Ed Spicer

Walnut Box with
  burned rose on lid
5-1/4"W x 2-1/2"H

 gallery photography by Dale Barrack

Judges
David Welch and Bruno Wesolek were the judges for November Show & Tell        

 


Faces in the Crowd - A collection of candid photos

Panelists Larry Zarra, Jerry Bennett, Gene Bradley and Jim Keller (left to right in the second picture) discussed art and function considerations in turning.  They were introduced by Janice Levi, (first picture) program chairperson.


Bill Berry had members' total attention for his demo on Poly Wipe-on Finish


Proud award recipients . . . and one loving couple!

Faces in the Crowd photos were taken by Ric Taylor