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June 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 Keller
VERY LARGE Pecan Bowl
24"W x 9"H
       


Advanced Category
(Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Ric Taylor
Small Bowl of
  unknown wood
5-1/2"W x 1"H
2nd Place
Lloyd Stahl
Mesquite nested
  bowl set
13"W x 4"H (lgst)

3rd Place
Bill Tilson

Mesquite bowl
10"W x 3-1/2"H


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Andy Chen
Purpleheart and Ash
  hollow form
5
"W x 2"H

2nd Place
Luna Ford

Bradford Pear
  plate
10"W x 1-1/4"H
3rd Place
Bill Tilson

Walnut & Maple Box
3-1/2"W x 7"H
Honorable Mention
Clyde Collier
Metal Leaf covered
  bowl of unknown wood
7
"W x 3"H
       


Segmented Category (Items made from more than one piece of wood by turners of all levels)
1st Place
John King
Wenge & Cherry

7"W x 2"H
2nd Place
Bill Pottorf
Mahogany & Maple
  Salt/Pepper Set
10-1/2"W x 3"H
3rd Place
Ben Ball

Set of Mesquite
  Bowls
7"W x 3"H (Largest)
Honorable Mention
Ben Ball
Spindle Gouge
  Handle

14"W x 1-1/2"H
       


Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Al Reisz
Mahogany Bowl
7-1/2"W x 3-1/2"H
2nd Place
John King
Cherry Bowl
5-1/2"W x 2-1/2"H
3rd Place
Al Reisz

Mahogany Bowl
7"W x 3"H
 

Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place
Dennis Weber
Mesquite Toothpick
  Holder
1-1/2"W x 3-1/2"H
2nd Place
Ed Spicer
Poplar Bowl
5"W x 2-1/2"H
3rd Place
Dennis Weber
Texas Ebony Mortar
  & Pestle
2
"W x 2-1/2"H

gallery photography by Dale Barrack


Judges
Jon Gaynor (l) and David Welch (r) were the judges for June's Show and Tell        


  June Demonstration: Tempering Cutting Tool Tips

Jay Ebner discussed several different approaches to preparing and tempering cutting tool tips to a receptive audience.   Here are Jay's session notes on tempering tool tips.  

 


Additional pictures from June's gathering at the University of Houston's
School of Architecture shop

 candid photography by Ric Taylor