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Yandles Autumn Show

It’s the Friday 6th September when the Crow Valley Woodturners are teaming up with Cwmbran Woodcarvers and going down to Martock to visit the Yandles Autumn Show. We will be meeting at Ashley House in Cwmbran and the Bus will be leaving at 08:30am SHARP. Ashley House is the normal pick-up point for the Yandles Trip.

Get Ready For The New Term

The first meeting of the Autumn Term will be on Thursday 12th September
We have been able to arrange a few future Demo Days for 2020 & 2021
Please put the dates in your diary and keep an eye on the events page.
We are also trying to get an event planned for the coming term maybe Oct/Nov

All Day Demo with Gary Rance

Well, a brilliant day was had at the nest on Saturday with Gary Rance. Lots of new ideas and techniques to try at home

Just a reminder that the club is now closed for the Summer recess and will re-open on Thursday 12th September 2019

Show & Tell For July

This Thursday 18th July is the show and tell for the July task – an animal.

Saturday July 20th is the Gary Rance demonstration from 10 am – 4.00 pm. and I hope you can make it.

Bring your own lunch – drinks will be available throughout the day. If you can’t make the whole day try and come just for the morning or afternoon. These demonstrations are arranged for you.

A reminder to those going to the AWGB workshop with Gary, this is on Friday 19th July.

Show & Tell Tasks for June & July

We have a couple of Show & Tell Tasks coming up in the next few weeks, first of all This Thursday 6th June 2019 we have the Demo by Walter and Rob for the July Task which is to make an animal. Plans for a Love Bird and a Cat can be found by clicking the link in the Events page.
The Show and Tell Task for June will be on the 20th June 2019 and is all about a two part hollow form so if you haven’t finished yours yet (or even started it) there is still time.
As always the Demo evening will start as close to 7pm as possible because time is limited as most members will know.

Crow Valley at the Axminster Challenge, Cardiff

Thank you to those of you who supported the club last Saturday at the Axminster Woodturning Competition either by taking part, supplying items for the gallery or being there on the day.

We are pleased to say our gallery won first prize ( £30 voucher), Rob Williamsr won the clock competition ( £20 voucher) and a special thank you to Glyn for representing the club in the nerve racking ‘turning competition’ and came away with a well earned prize.

The vouchers will be used to buy equipment for the club.

A good day for the club – thank you.

2018 Gallery & Oz Awards

22nd November 2018 was our annual Oz Award Competition

‘Thanks go to those who took part in our annual Award evening, either by entering their work, casting votes or helping with the arrangements. There were some beautiful pieces in the gallery and the quality of the turning/ finishing and the artistic flair have really improved, it was felt this year was the hardest competition to select the first choice.

 


After counting your votes, congratulations went to Ken for winning the Oz Award trophy for 2018, Rob being awarded the second and third place certificates and Jeff Stephens for earning the Gordon’s cup.
Thank you again to everyone for taking part and well done to all those who rose to the challenge.