Gary Rance demonstrating at an all day eventProgramme 2017

The Club usually meets on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings start at 7.30pm at the Cambridge Scout Headquarters, 195 Perne Road, Cambridge CB1 3NT.






January 5

AGM followed by Colin Smith demonstrating off centre turning.

A pen pot up to 6 inches high, 3 inches diam. with decoration e.g. beads on outside.

February 2

Shaun Clifford turning a cup with a handle.  Plus Jill and Don Piers from Piers Woodturning Supplies selling a range of abrasives and finishing products.

Rice bowl and chopsticks.

March 2

Ed Oliver demonstrates some woodturning projects with enhancements to help your work stand out at craft fairs and make more money from your woodturning.

Matching pair of candlesticks.

April 6

Club member Colin Parr:  texturing or piercing a platter!

Lidded container.

April 22 (Saturday)

All day demonstration (10 am to 4 pm) by Gary Rance,  Subjects include a salt bell humming top, a fob stand pendant .

Admission by ticket at 8 purchased in advance from the Treasurer. Bring your own lunch - tea and coffee will be provided.

May 4

Tony Walton:  air brushing finishes onto plain timber surfaces.

Meat tenderiser (mallet).

June 1

Gregory Moreton makes an "oyster bowl" and offset trumpet vase.

Cheese board.

July 6

Ryan Barker, former winner of an AWGB Apprentice of the Year Award, shows us a contradiction in terms: square turning.

8 inch diameter bowl with no evidence of how it was held.

July 22

All day Hands-On session (10 am to 4 pm) for six novice members.  Pre - booking essential through the Secretary - no entry on the day. FULLY BOOKED.

August 3

Show and Tell by trainee turners plus Brains Trust with demonstrations on the lathe .

Vase up to 10 inches high.

September 7

Be surprised by John Johnson.

Anything off-centre.

October 5

Club member Peter Hills tells us to "Mind the corners" while Club member Gordon Hannah turns lace bobbins.

Gavel and block.

October 21 (Saturday)

AWGB 30th Birthday Bash:  All day demonstration (10 am to
4 pm) by Mark Sanger, showing a wide and varied range of woodturning disciplines. Plus Nigel Fleckney from English Hardwoods with many different types of wood for sale.

Includes refreshments and a light lunch.  Admission by ticket at 8 purchased in advance from the Treasurer. 


November 2

Pen turning by Club member Martin Davies.

Two part hollow form.

December 7

A packed evening: Christmas Social plus a new feature - a general knowledge quiz plus NB Timbers, who will also have a wide range of wood for sale.

Annual competition - the best you have made this year.