We number about 80 members at all skill levels including beginners. We meet once a month on the 3rd thursday of the month at Mudeford Wood Community Centre at 7.30 pm (see 'our meeting place' map for details.
If you would like to find out more about us, then see the 'about us' page which gives a good summary of how we operate. If you want to visit us first as a guest, you will be made very welcome. If you use the 'contact us' page to let us know you're coming it would help us.
The committee is detailed at the bottom of this page,, as are links to other related websites
Christchurch Society of Woodturners
A club for all woodturners (including prospective turners) for The New Forest, Hants & Dorset
Programme for the Year 2019-20
D/ Demo= demonstration C/ comp =Competition
Meetings /Events on the 3rd Thurs of each month unless specified. Programme subject to change.
April 18 - Demo 1 - Natural edge - Paul
May 16 - Comp 1 Natural edge. - Demo - Tool Sharpening. with normal grindstone, linisher & slow grinder
June 9 - Sway Open Gardens - Club @ Clive's paddock with sales and demos.
June 15 - (Saturday) Club @ Everton festival - Richard S , Rachel , David G, Joe
June 20 - Demo 2 - Open Spirals - Graham
July 18 - Comp 2 - Open Spirals . Demo - Mirror Finish . Paul
July13 or 18 or Aug 3 - (Saturday) Club BBQ @ Bill Peach's start 6 pm Date to be confirmed.
July 27/28 (Sat/Sun) Club @ Mudeford Art & Craft Show -
Aug 10 - (Saturday) Club@ Ellingham Show - Bob W, Paul & others
Aug 15 - Demo 3 - Spindle & Faceplate turning - Paul
Sep 19 - Comp 3 - Spindle & Faceplate turning . Guest demo TBA
Oct 17 - Demo 4 - Handles & Feet - Graham
Nov 21 - Comp 4 - Handles & Feet - .
Dec 19 - Demo - decorative tool handles - Paul. Display of christmas decorations and Tea lights
Jan 16 - Demo 5 - Plywood - Ed Walker
Feb 20 - Comp 5 - Plywood. Demo Offset spindle turning - Paul
Mar 19 - AGM & presentation of trophies - Wood Sale.
Committee , Contacts & Links to related Websites
Chairman - John Bolt Vice Chair - Paul Reeves Treasurer - Clive Potter Secretary - Trevor Elliot
Membership & Website - Richard Slee
Committee - Greta Reeves, Trevor Elliot, Ian Wright, Graham Turner, Adrian Hart
Contacts - For General Info - Clive on firstname.lastname@example.org For Website and to contact (contact us page) - Richard on email@example.com
Club shop - Rick Patrick firstname.lastname@example.org
DETAILS OF OTHER RELATED WEBSITES
Hants and Dorset Stickmakers stickmakers-hd.org (note that for their 'dorset do' there is a special website dorset-do.co.uk
Danish Oil danish-oil.com (suggested by Vic Russel)
A Polishing shop (also suggested by Vic) -