Wight Woodturners


July 2017 BBQ



Since moving to the 1st Newport Scout Headquarters in 2014, the Wight Woodturners summer BBQ has become something of an annual “bash”. Once again Andy and Gareth, supported by their group of helpers, took care of most of the catering needs and provided our members and their guests with an enjoyable spread.  It was also a chance for the turners to “show off” their skills with an impressive Exhibition of Work. There were so many super pieces from our very able “beginners” through to our Professional Turners that we had to call in extra display tables. We hope the guests enjoyed looking at our work. This year is the 15th Anniversary of the formation of the Club and there was also a small display of photos marking events in years past.


Below are a few photos giving a flavour of our enjoyable evening.



As usual our Chairman Mike offered a warm welcome to guests and members


While cooking is underway all enjoy a chat and looking at the display of work


There was some impressive work!


Some nice bowls and photos in the background


Some impressive firsts


And more!


June’s bumper July raffle table


And still more!


Impressive variety!


Andy seems happy in his work!


Here are the real organizers of the evening!


And June’s Raffle rounds up the evening



Many thanks to our cooks and all who helped make a success of the evening.





Don’t forget our Competition on 24th August


A turned piece incorporating at least 3 different woods


This can be any size
 It doesn’t have to be glued together
It doesn’t have to be segmented
Let your imagination run wild!



Peter Smart   2nd August  2017