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EAST YORKSHIRE WOODTURNERS – DEMONSTRATOR PROFILES 2019

Tuesday March 19th: Demonstration by professional artistic woodturner and carver Emma Cook – ‘The Tiny Turner’. (Emma is 4ft 10 inches tall!). Emma is in her 30s, has been woodturning since she was 16, has a degree in design, and is a popular demonstrator throughout the UK. https://www.thetinyturner.co.uk/

Tuesday April 16th: Demonstration by professional woodturner Steve Heeley from Cannock in Staffordshire. Steve demonstrates at clubs and exhibitions throughout the UK. http://www.steveheeley.co.uk/

Tuesday May 21: Demonstration by professional artistic woodturner Sue Harker from North Yorkshire, who makes a welcome return to our Club. Sue demonstrates at clubs and exhibitions throughout England. She appears regularly in Woodturning magazine and has published several woodturning DVDs. http://www.sueharker.com/home

Tuesday June 18th: Philip Greenwood – Registered Professional Turner. Philip is a firm favourite at our club. He resides at Hutton Le Hole, North Yorkshire where he has a craft centre with his wife Wendy, a glass and ceramics artist. Philip demonstrates throughout the UK, has written more than 60 magazine articles and offers tuition from his workshop. http://woodturningintoart.co.uk/index.html

Tuesday July 16th Demonstration by Andy Lodge, Registered Professional Turner who demonstrates extensively and has made several DVDs covering all aspects of woodturning, including piercing and pyrography.

Tuesday 20th August: Demonstration by Richard Findley – Registered Professional Turner.  Richard is from Leicester where he undertakes a wide range of work for architects, furniture makers and restorers, builders and the general public from his workshop. He has written more than 75 magazine articles for Woodturning magazine. In addition to demonstrating to woodturning clubs around the country, Richard has also demonstrated at major woodturning events worldwide, including the American Association of Woodturners in Phoenix and Atlanta. We are pleased to welcome him back to our Club once more. http://www.turnersworkshop.co.uk/demonstrations.html

Tuesday 17 September: Mick Hanbury – Registered Professional Turner.  Mick is from Leicester, where he offers a range of courses in his well-equipped workshop. He is a highly skilled artistic turner, known for his unique decorative and textured designs. Mick has written many magazine articles and produced DVD tutorials. He demonstrates at local and national shows in England, USA, Germany, and Ireland and at woodturning clubs throughout the UK. http://www.mickhanbury.com/Reviews.html

Tuesday October 15th: Demonstration by Pete Osborne – Registered Professional Turner. Pete – who lives in Cumbria – is a former handicraft teacher, after which he became a professional woodturner. He was accepted onto the Register of Professional Turners in 2009 and is a member of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. Pete is a popular demonstrator who demonstrates throughout the UK. He also offers tuition in his workshop: http://peteosborn.wixsite.com/peteosborn

Tuesday November 19th: Demonstration by Andrew Hall, professional woodturner from Durham. After an apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner, Andrew taught apprentices at three colleges in the North East of England. Since 2002 he’s been teaching and demonstrating woodturning throughout the UK, and in Germany, Belgium and Ireland. He specialises in wooden hats, and more recently, stringed instruments that he calls ‘bluesbowls’. He runs tuition course at his well-equipped workshop.  http://hallwoodhats.com/index.php

Tuesday December 17th: ‘In-house’ demonstration on tool sharpening and the use of jigs.

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