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
New Programme now set up
Christchurch Society of Woodturners
A club for all woodturners (including prospective turners) for The New Forest, Hants & Dorset
Programme for the Year 2017-18
D/ Demo= demonstration C/ comp =Competition
Meetings /Events on Thurs unless specified. Programme subject to change.
April 22 - NOTE SATURDAY @ PORTFIELD HALL, PORTFIELD ROAD, CHRISTCHURCH,BH23 2AO
It can be accessed via Barrack road and Fairmile road ( see website www.portfieldhall.co.uk )
Demo 1 by Paul - Twin walled Bowl
May 6 - (Saturday back @ MWCC) - Pro Turner Les Thorne Demo 11.00 - 5.00pm
May 18 - Comp 1 for above. Workshop night - Jigs, JB - Chucking, Paul - Tool sharpening, Geoff & Graham
June 11 - (Sunday) Sway Open Gardens , Clive's paddock.
June 15 - Demo 2 . Ukiiboro - Graham
June 18 - (Sunday) Royden Wood Show - Paul
July 15 - (Saturday) Club BBQ @ Greta & Paul's start 6 pm
July 20 - Comp 2 . Band Saw Maintenance - Paul
July 22/23 (Sat/Sun) Mudeford Craft Show - Paul & Graham
July 25,26,27 New Forest Show - Graham, & others.
Aug 12 - (Sat) Ellingham Show - Bob, & others
Aug 17 - Demo 3 In the Style of - Paul
Sep 21 - Comp 3
Chainsaw safety & Maintenance - Alaskan Saw Mill (site video tree felling & mill in use)
Paul will also check any members chain saw.
Sep 23 - (Sat) Dorset Do - Paul)
Oct 19 - Demo 4 - Ray Jones style chair - Geoff
Nov 16- Comp 4 . Workshop - Hollowing Tools - Paul - costing's demo - hands on testing
Nov 18 - SAT Pro demo , Mark Sanger MWCC 10am - 4pm in usual room NOTE this is NOT on the
membership card programme.
Dec 21 - Quiz night - Ted Lee . Light food. Bring your favourite turning of the year. Guess who - bring a photo
of yourself as a teenager.
Jan 18 - Demo 5 - Condiment Set - Crush grind pepper mill - Graham
Feb 15 - Comp 5 - Ring Stand & other jewellery - Paul
Mar 15 - AGM & presentation of trophies - Wood Sale.
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
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) -
Committee & Contacts