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Our Newsletter ‘Turnings’ is published monthly. The current and last year issues are shown below. For older issues please contact the editor at woodturn89@gmail.com

Members wishing to receive only an email copy should also contact the editor.

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November

December   - no issue

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* Woodturner of the year - gallery of entries

* Workshop rescue - a bench joins the ensemble

* Next month’s demonstrator - Colin Simpson

February

* Ray Mellett - a true “one-off” - character remembered.

* A goldfish bowl where the occupants are safe from the family cat - Stuart Clarke.

* Annual awards 2019 - the standard is higher than ever.

* “By Members for Members” - February’s meeting - not to be missed.

January

March

* From log to bowl - In only a few weeks.

* Pete Ravenscroft explains how former club member Ian Salisbury’s home-designed    and built drying kiln has enabled him to dramatically reduce tree-to lathe time.

April

* Obituary for Dennis May

* Introduction to dust control. By Ray Mellet

* Tower of Brahma puzzle. by Alan Griffiths

* String Puppet. by Geoff Buckeridge

* 'Lesson from history?' and 'Know your equipment'. by Mike Openshaw

May

* Tribute to Dennis May

* Annual reports from committee members

* A painted clock

* Lockdown projects

* Design for the future

* Skills from the stone age

* A birthday platter

* Lockdown projects

June

* How did he do that?

* See inside for robin’s

* Teapot extravaganza

* Covid 19 - the way forward

August

* Two members have come up with imaginative uses for a felled tree.

* Your lockdown pictures.

* Don’t let those cracks deter you - Michael shows you how.

September


October


* The way forward - maintaining the club’s “esprit-de corps” in the face of Covid 19.

* ABWT breaks new ground with the club’s first virtual demonstration.

* Woodturners’ worldwide virtual symposium.

November

* More Zoom news

* Let there be light - Mike employs technology for a long-overdue upgrade

* Robin runs rings around Saturn

* New Gallery for members