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October 2006 Meeting Gallery

Pictures of Bill Berry's demo on reverse chucking are at the bottom of this page.

Best of Show (The best of the best of the best . . . )
Best of Show
Bill Tilson
Turned and Carved Hickory Bowls
4"W x 1-1/2"H each
       


Advanced Category
(Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Ric Taylor
Ash Plate
15
"W x 2"H
2nd Place
Bill Tilson
Mesquite Bowl
6"W x 4"H

3rd Place
Bill Tilson
Mesquite Dish
6"W x 3/4"H

Honorable Mention
Kendall Westbrook
Mesquite Bowl
6-1/2
"W x 2-1/2"H
       


Segmented Category (Items made from more than one piece of wood by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Clyde Collier
Hollow Vessel w/ Lid
(Type wood n/a)
4"W x 10-1/2"H

2nd Place
Gene Bradley
Footed Maple Box
6"W x 7"H

3rd Place
Ben Ball
Hook Tool Handle of Cherry
 and Maple
11"W x 3"H
Honorable Mention
Ed Spicer
Walnut Salad Bowls
5"W x 2-1/2"H each
       


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
1st Place
Kendall Westbrook
Elm/Hickory Birdhouse
4"W x 9-1/2"H

2nd Place
John King
Walnut & Bloodwood Bowl
5-1/2"W x 3-1/2"H

3rd Place
Gary Rock

Cherry Hollow Form
4-1/2"W x 4"H


Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)

1st Place
Chris Roth
Brazilian Cherry
  Bowl
11-3/4"W x 3"H

2nd Place
Ed Spicer
Water Oak Hollow
 Form
4"W x 6"H

3rd Place
Ed Spicer
Water Oak Open
 Vessel
4-1/2"W x 4"H

Honorable Mention
Marvin Tyler
Elm Bowl
5"W x 2-1/2"H
       


President's Challenge - Corn Cob Holders

1st Place
Tom Enloe
"Lazy Man's Award"

2nd Place
Ben Ball
"Most Application
 of Technology
 Award"

3rd Place
Kevin Turco
"Most Functional
 Award"

Honorable Mention
Bill Lewis

"Sandbagger Award"
(for 2 bottle stoppers!)
 

       

gallery photography by Rich Gredler

Judges
Barbara Gaynor and Jon Van Domelen were the judges for October's Show and Tell and were assisted by Jon Gaynor (not shown)        


October Demonstration: Bill Berry demonstrated reverse chucking methods

Faces in the Crowd - Award winners explaining (bragging about) their turnings


 

 candid photography by Ric Taylor  and Dale Barrack