Home

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.

 

2018

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 cpotter@uwclub.net For Website and to contact (contact us page) - Richard on rslee46@gmail.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

 

Products

Danish Oil danish-oil.com (suggested by Vic Russel)

A Polishing shop (also suggested by Vic) -

http://www.thepolishingshop.co.uk/acatalog/Guide-to-Menzerna-Compounds-for-Woods--Plastics-and-Lacquer.html

 

 

Committee & Contacts