Gulf Coast Woodturners Association



Club Information




July 2006 Meeting Gallery

Additional pictures of the meeting are at the bottom of this page.

Best of Show (The best of the best of the best . . . )
Best of Show
Jim Stauffer
Lidded/Carved Mahogany Bowl
10-1/2"W x 5-1/2"H

Advanced Category
(Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Bill Tilson
Natural Edge
  Mesquite Bowl
"W x 5"H
2nd Place
Lloyd Stahl
Mesquite Bowl
9-1/2"W x 2"H

3rd Place
Larry Zarra

Oak Hollow Form
8"W x 8"H

Honorable Mention
Kendall Westbrook
Natural Edge
  Apple Bowl
"W x 2"H


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Bob Brown

Dyed White Ash
  Lidded Hollow Form
"W x 4"H

2nd Place
Larry Zarra
Pear Bowl
5"W x 2"H
3rd Place
Bill Tilson

Mesquite Veneer
6"W x 2-1/2"H
Honorable Mention
Dale Barrack
Sweetgum Vase with
  black gesso interior
"W x 4"H

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

5-1/2"W x 2"H (ea.)

Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Tom Sayre
Mesquite Vase
10-1/2"W x 11-1/2"H
2nd Place
Doug Grissom
Mesquite Bowl
6"W x 2"H
3rd Place
John Van domelen

Pestles of Various
7"W x 1"H (ea.)

Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place
Jon Gaynor
Spalted Hackberry
11"W x 4"H
2nd Place
Randall Hassig

Walnut Bowl
6-1/2"W x 2-1/2"H
3rd Place
Tony Crowsey

Hickory Honey
7-1/2"W x 1"H
Honorable Mention
Jerry Woodman
Mesquite Dish
7-1/2"W x 1"H

Additional items entered in July's Show and Tell at The
Cutting Edge

gallery photography by Dale Barrack

Jack Hanley and Ed Spicer were the judges for July's Show and Tell          

July Demonstration: Kevin Turco demonstrated his use of the Kel Naughton Coring system

Faces in the Crowd: a collection of candid photos from July's meeting

GCWA is always
welcome at Steve
LeGrue's "The
Cutting Edge"

 Don Fluker (closest to  
the camera) checking
out Show and Tell

 Jack Hanley (center in  
photo) was one of the
judges for July's Show
and Tell

 Robert Frost (GCWA  
board member) is
the new Show and
Tell coordinator

Tom Enloe, GCWA
president, shares
his thoughts with
the members

Randall Hassig
discusses his 2nd
place Beginner
Category award

Bob Brown, Jack Hanley
and Dale Barrack discuss
Jack's vintage 1982
Porsche (some discussion
at a woodturner's meeting,

Tom Sayre
tells how he
made the
Mesquite vase
that won 1st
place in the

Bill Berry, Show and
Tell discussion leader,
invites Jon Gaynor to
talk about his 1st place
Beginner Category

To the surprise
of no one, Jon
took Bill up on
his offer--nice job,
Jon (by the way, we
think you're
ready to move up to

 candid photography by Ric Taylor