Gulf Coast Woodturners Association



Club Information




Galleries - Meeting Galleries - October 2005

(Pictures of Bill Berry's demo on sharpening spindle gouges are at the bottom of the page)

Best of Show (The best of the best of the best . . .)
Best of Show
Jerry Bennett
"The Heretic"
54"W x 9'6"H

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

1st Place
Jim Keller
Sycamore "Wheel"
9"W x 21"H
2nd Place
Janice Levi
Elm Crotch Bowl
10-1/2"W x 1"H

3rd Place
Janice Levi
Yellow Pine Bowl
10"W x 5"H

Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Doug Davis
3-1/2"W x 6-1/2"H
2nd Place
Bill Lewis
Silver Birch Burl
2-1/4"W x 4-1/4"H
3rd Place
Bill Pottorf
Hackberry Vessel
4-3/4"W x 8-1/2"H

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

Train, Coal Car and
Size Not Available
  2nd Place
  3rd Place


Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Barbara Gaynor
Ash Bowl
6"W x 2"H
2nd Place
Doug Grissom
Magnolia Natural
  Edge Dish
5-1/2"W x 2-1/4"H
3rd Place
Doug Grissom
Magnolia Dish

6-1/2"W x 1-3/4"H

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

Myrtle Dish
9"W x 2-1/4"H
2nd Place
Bill Pittman
Hackberry Closed
7"W x 5"H
3rd Place
Randall Hassig

Dish of Unknown Wood
7"W x 2"H

 gallery photography by Frank Campbell

(Picture of judges not
Larry Zarra and Keith Welch were the judges for October Show & Tell        


Faces in the Crowd -
Pictures Of Bill Berry's Demo on Sharpening Spindle Gouges

Faces in the Crowd -
Pictures from October's Meeting at Cypress Fairbanks High School

Faces in the Crowd photos were taken by Ric Taylor