Meg, a doctor, came for a two day course recently to learn the basics of woodturning. Lovely lady, I enjoyed the conversation for the two days and she did very well turning a bowl, vase and rolling pin! Well done Meg - hope to see you soon for another lesson!
LES AND TONIA SYSUM with their lovely finished bowls after their days tuition. Les and Tonia arrived for their lesson fresh from their overnight stay at local Fordingbridge pub "The Ship" which is only about 15 walk from my workshop and a five minute drive up the lane! They enjoyed their day with me as total newbies to woodturning and completed both their bowls by the end of their day. Well done both of you! We had a few laughs along the way, all in all a very enjoyable an
Finally this last week saw Tim Burden re-awaken his love of turning! He has a lathe at home but was struggling to get to grips with turning again after a long break. We went through the process of how to sharpen his gouges and the correct angles, and he commenced turning his own bowl with a renewed enthusiasm! This lesson was a birthday present from his family and I hope he enjoyed every minuite of it. Here is what he had to say in a review of the day on the Craft Course w
Shirley booked the day for her husband but decided to have a go herself, and I think she enjoyed it more! The day went well for both of them but Shirley was an absolute card - an amazing sense of humour she was smiling from the first cut to the last! Well done both of you - hope to see you back for the sequel!