Club Notices - Latest News

On this page you will find details of all the latest news/ information/ announcements/ requests/ happenings/ updates and so on.
Typically, this will be information and announcements made at the monthly Club Meeting, by the Chairman and frequently by the Secretary!



Club Night Meeting 8th August 2018

Mike Crawshaw opened the meeting and welcomed everyone
Arthur Kingdon announced that the Training Day had been cancelled - lack of attendees (holidays?) and that the next Training Day was Sunday 4th November.
The October meeting scheduled for 10th had been MOVED to Wednesday 24th October - owing to HVH kitchen updates.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Jason Breach - who showed some advanced techniques in box making and the use of an Axminster Eccentric Spiralling Chuck to create inlaid decoration in the box lid.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 11th July 2018

Mike Crawshaw opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Kevin Hutson - who gave an excellent demonstration on the making of a square edged box.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 13th June 2018

Mike Crawshaw opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Robert Till - who showed the tools and techniques used to make a Birdhouse in wet wood.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 9th May 2018

Mike Crawshaw opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.

Our demonstrator for the evening was Club Member Richard Branscombe - see the Club Night Review for full details.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 11th April 2018

The guest demonstrator for the evening was Gary Rance - who demonstrated the making of a Humming Top complete with launcher handle, a highly polished Apple and a Circular Photo Frame.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 14th March 2018

The guest demonstrator for the evening was Keith Fenton - who demonstrated the making of a thick walled bowl along with Arbotech carving of the outer surface and rim - then applied various coloured wood stains via an air brush - then the application of Jo Sonja's paints to another bowl.

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 14th February 2018

The guest demonstrator for the evening was Les Thorne - who entertained everyone by making a lidded box complete with Arbortech carving and air brushed colouring!

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 10th January 2018

The guest demonstrator for the evening was Bryan Milham - who entertained everyone by making a tall, lidded, natural edge goblet!

See the Club Night Review Page for details.



Club Night Meeting 14th December 2017

The December meeting is always the 'Club Christmas Party' - light refreshments were served in a very informal atmosphere.
There were also a number of display/ demonstration areas manned by Club Members - thanks to Heather Crawshaw, Derek Walton, George Gansbuehler, Mike Crawshaw, Richard Branscombe and Arthur Kingdon - plus many others for contributing to a great evening.

See the Club Night Review Page for details...



Club Night Meeting 15th November 2017

The activities for the evening consisted of the AGM - followed by an Auction. See the Club Night Review Page for full details.



Club Night Meeting 11th October 2017

Mike Crawshaw (Chairman) Opened the meeting and welcomed everyone - especially our visitors and two new members.

Arthur Kingdon (Secretary) reminded everyone that there was an all day training course organised for Sunday 5th November - but, there was currently only one place remaining.  He confirmed that there would be an Auction after the AGM at the November meeting in aid of Club funds.  Items could be brought along to the Training Course on the 5th (or contact him to make alternative arrangements) - as donations or auctioned on commission.  A catalogue of the items in the auction would be prepared and distributed to Members prior to the meeting.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Gary Rance - see the Club Night Review for full details.



Club Night Meeting 13th September 2017

Mike Crawshaw (Chairman) Opened the meeting and welcomed everyone - especially our visitors.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Steve Heeley - see the Club Night Review for full details.



Club Night Meeting 9th August 2017

Arthur Kingdon (Secretary) Opened the meeting and welcomed everyone - especially our four new members.

Arthur reminded everyone that the all-day training event scheduled for Sunday 13th August was now full and a 'wait-list' had been started.  Contact him if you are interested in attending.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Jason Breach - see the Club Night Review for full details.



Club Night Meeting 12th July 2017

Arthur Kingdon (Secretary) Opened the meeting and welcomed everyone - especially the visitors.  He commented that he was pleased to see such a good number of items on the Show and Tell table and the 'donations' table, with all items being donated to the Prospect Hospice in Wroughton - our guest demonstrator, Keith Fenton immediately donated one of his large pepper mills from his own display table to the Hospice!  Thank you Keith.

Arthur reminded everyone that there was an all-day training event scheduled for Sunday 13th August - limited to 6 places.  Contact him if you are interested in attending.

Our guest demonstrator for the evening was Keith Fenton - see the Club Night Review for full details.


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