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September 2015 Meeting Gallery

Best of Show
Best of Show
Gary Rock
suspended vessel
cypress, river birch

16 x 18

 

Gary holding his winning hollow form.

 

 

Advanced Category (Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Pete Copeland
maple platter

17 x 2

2nd Place
Pete Copeland

golden rain tree bowl

10 x 4

3rd Place
John King

pecan bowl
8 x 4

Enhanced/Segmented Category
(Items that incorporate embellishment or made from more than one piece of material by advanced turners)
1st Place
Kendall Westbrook
magnolia bowl
11 x 4

2nd Place
Garry Rock

sycamore painted bowl

5 x 12

3rd Place
Scott Haddix

pedestal bowl


15 x 7

Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Doug Grissom

mesquite bowl

14 x 5

2nd Place
Jesse Kendall

mesquite bowl

9 x 2

3rd Place
Doug Grissom
 
 
mesquite bowl
 

8 x 2
 

Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place
Paul Dana

pear
bowl

8 x 4

2nd Place
Paul Dana

elm platter

10 x 1

3rd Place
Mike Gann

cup

3 x 4

"Kit" Category (Items made from kits by turners of all levels)
1st Place
John King

pepper mill

3 x 10

2nd Place
Doug Grissom


pens

3rd Place
Martin Nonhoff


pen

Honorable Mentions and Other Worthy Entries

Enhanced
 Honorable Mention
Ric Taylor

Kits

Honorable Mention
Thomas Mathews

Intermediate
Honorable Mention
Martin Nonhoff

Advanced
Honorable Mention
Ben Ball


Beginner

Honorable Mention
Chuck Graham

gallery photography by Paul Millo

Judges
Lane Bradford and Ed Peine and were the Show & Tell judges.
 
     

 

Some of the folks that keep the meeting going --

 

 

Chat time --

The crowd --

The Demo: Alan Trout - CA finish

Alan showed us how to apply CA to larger-sized pieces (not just pens). He argues that it is an excellent archival finish and with a little practice, not difficult to apply

     

Alan gave a presentation on using CA glue as a finish

 

Applying CA to a paper towel

folding the towel

applying to the piece

applying to the piece

 

Show and Tell
 


 

 


 



 


candid photography by  Dale Barrack and Ric Taylor