Gulf Coast Woodturners Association



Club Information




July 2016 Meeting Gallery

Best of Show
Pete Copeland
Segmented hollow form

jatoba & yellowheart

9 x 19


Advanced Category (Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
1st Place
Scott Haddix
natural edge pecan bowl

14.5 x 7.5

2nd Place
Andy Chen

big leaf maple burl hollow form

10.25 x 3.5

3rd Place
Ed Peine

mesquite form
9 x 5.5

Enhanced/Segmented Category
(Items that incorporate embellishment or made from more than one piece of material by advanced turners)
1st Place
Pete Copeland
maple & wenge hollow form

11 x 17

2nd Place
Andy Chen
alabaster hollow form

3.5 x 2.5

3rd Place
Gary Rock

walnut & cherry bowl

9 x 9

Intermediate Category (Items made by intermediate turners)
1st Place
Martin Monhoff

oak burl lidded vessel

7.5 x 9

2nd Place
Martin Monhoff

oak burl vessel
10 x 8

3rd Place
John Doe
wooden goblet

2.25 x 4.5

Beginner Category (Items made by beginning turners)
1st Place
Chuck Graham
sweet gum cowboy hat

7.5 x 3

2nd Place
Brian Selden

bradford pear bowl

4.5 x 1.5
3rd Place
Brian Selden

mesquite bowl

7.5 x 4.25

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

wenge & maple mills

3 x 10
2nd Place
Thomas Matthews

bangle bracelet

2.75 x .75
3rd Place
Mike Stall

Trustone pens


gallery photography by Paul Millo

Steve LeGrue and Kendall Westbrook  were the Show & Tell judges.

"Those were some tough choices!"

Some of the folks that keep the meeting going --


Chat time --

The table --

The crowd --

The Guest: Peter Clemett - Christchurch, NZ

Thanks to Peter for joining us this month and talking about his club, the wood and stone they turn, and woodturning in NZ in general.

Christchurch Woodturners Assn.

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The Demo: Interactive Discussion on Form within the Wood - Jim Keller

Show and Tell


thank you to Dale Barrack and Ric Taylor for the candid photography