Wight Woodturners - Newtown Exhibition – June 2013

At the invitation of the National Trust the Wight Woodturners were asked, once again, to hold an Exhibition of their turnings in the historic Town Hall at Newtown. This is taking place between 9th and 27th June. For National Trust opening times at the Town Hall click here . An additional attraction this year is a live demonstration of turning by members of Wight Woodturners and held during the three Sunday opening times.

A few pictures below give a flavour of the exhibition during the setting up and Pre-view morning. From these pictures one can see the wide array of artistic talent, skills and craftsmanship within the club.

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The historic Town Hall hosts our Exhibition 

The early birds set up the display stands 

Unpacking the goodies 

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Arranging the exhibits 

…. and re-arranging! 

Some smart boxes & goblets 

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Some highly detailed segmented work 

Barley twists & fine lace bobbins 

Selection of bowls including some striking acrylic composites 

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…and some traditional bowls

What a display of skills!

Some smaller items on the display stand

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The Pre-view morning delights the guests

The display is neatly laid out

And there’s plenty to see

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A focal point was the display of items turned from bowling woods

Now, how do you think he did that?

The refreshments flow and the discussion intensifies!

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Mike and Arthur demonstrating in the “dungeon” underneath the exhibition room. Where are the
visitors?

 Arthur gets serious with a nice piece of Yew

Our Chairman, Mike, doing time behind bars in the dungeon!

 


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Report by Peter Smart - June 2013
      Photos by:-David Woodward
Mike Graves
Peter Smart