Ulster Chapter News 2019
Our Demonstrater in November was Pat Carroll he started off with showing us a beautiful carved, coloured and inlaid square box which is a signature piece in his collection. The box was made from yew
and as a finale,Pat rescued a bowl he had passed around the room that had a lacquered finish,which he put back on the lathe and cut the finish back with the micromesh sanding pads, pat went through the grits in order regularly rinsing them in water. This resulted in a beautiful smooth finish,pat's advice was to allow the coats of lacquer to dry properly before applying any more coats.
Our next Demo will be on the 14th Dec and we have Max Brosi all the way from Co.Leitrim we start at 2.00pm after our AGM which will start at 1200 .
Jenne McDonald and Husband came to the Woodshed to pick up all trees and snowmen for the Belfast Children's Hospital
Country comes to town in Portadown
Competition Winners at the Ulster Chapter Seminar on the 8th June 2019
Phil Irons awarding the prize to the competitions winners
Category 1 Spindle (1) Francis McHugh Category 2 Spindle (1) Liam Gilmore
(2) Robert Hughies (2) Dermot Doherty
(3) Gerry Leddy (3) Jim Stevens
Artistic (1) Robert Hughies Artistic (1) Jim Stevens
(2) Gerry Leddy (2) Liam Gilmore
(3) Hugh Young
Faceplate None Faceplate (1) Peter Lyons
(2) Jim Neil
(3) Dermot Doherty
The Ulster Chapter would like to thank our sponsors for there generous support.
Phil Irons was our guest demonstrator
The Wood Shed - Trend Airshied Pro (https://wood-shed.co.uk/)
Keith Barrow - 3 sets of bowl and pen blank centre finders (https://www.woodturningat54a.com/)
Crown Hand Tools - Two x M42 1/2" Cryogenic Steel bowl gouges (http://
Hamlet Craft Tools - HCT083 3/8" bowl gouge
M42068 3/8" spindle gouge (https://www.hamletcrafttools.co.uk/)
Robert Sorby Tools - Sorby Turnmaster (https://www.robert-sorby.co.uk/)
Record Power Tools - RSBG8 8" Bench Grinder (https://www.recordpower.co.uk/)
Simon Hope Tools - Box 1 Hex shafts for power drill sanding kit
Hope Quick Release tool handle (https:// hopewoodturning.co.uk/)
Woodturning'Magazine - 1 year subscription (https://www.woodworkersinstitute.com/)
Irish Woodturners' Guild - 1 year free membership (https://www.iwg.ie/drupal/)
Peter Lyons - Two x large bowl blanks
Ulster Chapter Demonstrators for 2019
14th Dec will be Max Brosi 2pm - 5pm AGM Starts 12.00
Competition cat 2 A Pair of Candlesticks cat 1 A Candlestick
Demo at Parkanaur Manor House 17th Aug
Eugene Grimley, Robin Graham, Paul Finlay, Breadan McAreavy Billy Ferris, Sam, David , Samantha Faulkner.
The Ulster Chapter
The Irish Woodturner'Guild was established to promote woodturning throughout Ireland and since its foundation in 1992 the Ulster Chapter has been fully committed to the promotion of woodturning in the northern counties of Ireland. On the 2nd Saturday of each month there is a demostration by leading turners from Ireland, the UK, Europe and the USA as well as from within our ranks. These demos, often all-day events, are a great opportunity to see great turners sharing their skill, expertise and ideas.
The Ulster Chapter has an extensive library, of DVDs and books, which are available for members to rent for a small monthy fee. Members are kept informed about upcoming events Chapter activities through this website and through "shavings" the chapter newsletter.
Our Seminar 8th June2019
This Demo will start 9.30am and finish 5.00pm The Demonstrater will be Phill Irons
The Cost will be £30
Competition is an Open One
You may put a piece in each Category which will be
Faceplate , Spindle , Artistic
Lunch be outside in the Marquee
Please let Peter or Brendan know if you are coming