Syllabus 2017

There are two classes for the monthly competition:
“Turners” and “Advanced Turners”.
Note that the Competition Project detailed below
is for those in the latter category.
Those in the first category may submit any item.
To see pictures of entries in the Turners section, click here.

In 2016, the winner of the Advanced Turners competition was Frank Patterson.
The winner of the Turners competition was Steve Mellor .

Date Activity Competition Project:
click on the project
to see the entries.
To see last year's entries,
click here
6 January Steve Heeley -
   Topic to be decided
Undercut Bowl
3 February Annual General Meeting + Steve Mellor -
Spindle turning/money saving ideas
Propellor Bowl
3 March Albert Harrison -
 Small Duck Ornament/ 3 sided box
Natural Edged item
17 March Hands on evening - learn to turn
     or practise your skills
One to one tuition
7 April Sally Burnett -
 Easy guide to texturing
Fruit Shaped Box
5 May Phil Greenwood -
  Ear-ring stand
Pestle and Mortar
19 May Hands on evening - learn to turn
      or practise your skills
One to one tuition
2 June Rick Dobney  –
   Off centre work
Auctioneers Gavel and Base
7 July Mick Hanbury -
 Topic to be decided
Any Involuted item
4 August Emma Cook (Tiny Turner) –
    Topic to be decided
Any Shape, any Design

18 August

Hands on evening - learn to turn
      or practise your skills
One to one tuition
1 September Steve Nunn –
   Topic to be decided
Chalice with Finialled Lid
6 October Dave Atkinson –
 Box with Inner Lid
Selection of Pull cords
3 November
Bill the Trug –
  Making Trugs
Bowl on Plinth or Pedestal
17 November Hands on evening - learn to turn
      or practise your skills
One to one tuition
1 December Dave Atkinson -
   Goblet with finial
Christmas Tree Decoration