Gulf Coast Woodturners Association



Club Information




June 2015 Meeting Gallery

Best of Show (the best of the best of the best...)
Best of Show
Ric Taylor
Hollow Form
Silver Leaf Maple

3.75 x6.5


Ric Taylor holding his winning hollow form.



Advanced Category (Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Glen Ashley
Bradford Pear platter


14 x 2.5

2nd Place
Kai Muenzer
Maple bowl

1.75 x 7.5

3rd Place
Ed Peine

Pecan Hollow Form

6.5 x 5.5

Enhanced/Segmented Category
(Items that incorporate embellishment or made from more than one piece of material by advanced turners)
1st Place
Kendall  Westebrook
maple platter

8 x 1

2nd Place
Gary Rock
sycamore bowl

9 x 4


3rd Place
Chris Hendrick


Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Linda Bohl-Berry
mesquite bowl
7.5 x 3

2nd Place
Shawn Pachlohofer
elm bowl

13 x 4 

3rd Place
Linda Bohl-Berry
osage orange/
Bois d'arc/
Hedge Apple/


Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place
Thomas Matthews

4 x 3




"Kit" Category (Items made from kits by turners of all levels)
Doug Davis
2nd Place
Robert Velandia

3rd Place
Ron day
pepper mill

2.25 x 11

Honorable Mentions and Other Worthy Entries

 Honorable Mention
Pete Copeland

Honorable Mention
Kai Muenzer

Honorable Mention
Larry Winter



gallery photography by Paul Millo

Larry Zarra and Denis Ford and were the Show & Tell judges.


Faces in the Crowd --

Lane Bradford ran this month's meeting

The Schlobohms check out the scene

Linda Bohl-Berry




Paul Millo escapes from the photo tent to check out the table

A discussion of aesthetics, no doubt

Checking out the non-judged

Ed Peine discusses his piece.

We need those measurements!

Shawn Pachlhofer discusses his piece.

Demonstration: an off-center jig by Bill Berry

Bill Berry.

Some close ups of the apparatus





Bill likes to use a three-sided gouge for this job

The jig on the lathe 

Pressing the piece to the jig (too get the tape to hold better)

Adding some highlights

And just like that, Finished!

Using a Forsteners bit to remove material.

Revealing more color

safety tape

Putting in some accent

Clean up is easy with paint over lacquer



candid photography by  Dale Barrack and Ric Taylor