Galloway Woodturners

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October Notices

Notices –October 2017

Tonight, – Following our AGM we have a look at Finishing Products

The wood of the month – Laburnum

Next month–  October Rolf and Carl will be doing their Little and large Demonstraton, with Rolf looking at small items (Bring your glasses) and Carl showing us large turnings.

The competition for next month is something with a very nice finish.

Inter club Competition – This will take place on Saturday 29th October at Border Woodturners. We need five entries from the club from five different members.

Items are on display tonight.

Harrogate Show – This is on the 17th – 19th November. Tickets for the show are on sale now from:  – Adults £9.00 – Concessions £8.00

Tickets purchased at the door Adults  £11.00 Concessions £10.00

The Bus going from the club is full – See Jimmy for any cancellations

Next Years Programme: The Committee will be looking at next years programme of demonstration at their next meeting. If there is anything you would like to see on the programme please see a member of the committee tonight.

Scouts: Gatehouse Scouts have asked if we would give them a short course as an introduction to Woodturning. As this will require one to one supervision we need volunteers to help.

Please let me know if you are available (Probably on a Thursday evening).

Professional Demonstrations  –

Next year we have booked:

Margaret Garrard –        Saturday 7th April Demonstration

Sunday 8th April master Class

Margaret has demonstrated at the club before and was well received when she last visited

Emma Cook, The Tiny Turner  Saturday 2nd June – Demonstration

David spoke to Emma at Harrogate and was impressed with her work.

Joey Richardson Saturday 18th August – Demonstration

Joey is an internationally respected turner and sculptor who has exhibited all round the world.  I hope we can give her a warm welcome in Castle Douglas.

2019-David is currently looking at booking Demonstrators for 2019. If there is someone you would like us to book please see David Simpson ASAP



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