Eruptions at Tony’s

Yet again the strange things you find at Tony’s Workshop

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Great Weekend with William Creighton

The Down Chapter had the pleasure of the company of Willie Creighton at the weekend. Willie gave a great demonstration on various aspects of spindle turning followed by turning a bud vase from branch wood.

The following day was split into 3 sessions with four people per session, in these sessions, with the guidance of Willie, we attempted to reproduce the vase from the previous evenings demonstration from branch wood kindly supplied by Tony Rea.

Everyone enjoyed the sessions and all had a completed vase to take home.

After the sessions ended, Willie paid a visit to our oldest member and President of the Down Chapter, Frank Fox.. Anyone who has been to Franks workshops is fascinated by them and will always remember their time there and no visit is complete without refreshments kindly supplied by Franks wife Anna.

You can view the Chapter Magazine article on Frank here

That evening we held our annual dinner in the Burrendale Hotel with Willie as the guest of honour.

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Woodworking Machinery Show

Woodworking Demo 25th April Ad

Woodturning Machine Show

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The new member of the chainsaw family

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The rest of the family

Chainsaws

 

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Armagh March 2015

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Another Good Day in Armagh

Had another good day with Tony in Armagh, teaching the basic techniques of bowl turning.

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Getting Ready for Christmas

Just a few decorations for Christmas…

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Moria Model Farm Show

Tony  in his element with his well planned and executed model farm,

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Woodturning for Children’s Charity at Castleward Craft fair 2014.

 

Photos kindly supplied by Cliff Mason

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Time to get the timber for next year…

 

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