BLUE MOUNTAINS WOODTURNERS
Eight of Australia’s best will demonstrate traditional tool techniques, classical forms and creative design.
Date Sunday March 19, 2023 – 8.30am registration – Start 9am – Finish 3.30pm
Venue Nepean High School, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains, NSW
Cost $25 before March 1 - $40 after - cash or credit card on the day
Electronic Payment - Account Name - Blue Mountains Woodturners Inc.
- BSB 112-879 - Account No. 495712594 [note your name] - Email us for a receipt.
Lunch fast food and pub 500 metres away, restaurants 3 kilometres away, or BYO
Morning Tea free
Contact John Mulquin 0407 709 351 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsors The Australian Woodworker, U Beaut Polishes, Timberbits, McJing Tools.
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George Hatfield - Turning basics for beginners and tool sharpening
George taught a trade woodturning course for apprentices for over 30 years full-time.
He has demonstrated overseas many times and has written over 100 magazine articles on turning. He wrote, Woodturning Tips.
Mike Darlow - Optimum turning tool design and tool sharpening
Mike has written 7 books, over 100 magazine articles and produced videos on turning.
He ran a woodturning business for many years and has demonstrated overseas numerous times.
Ernie Newman – Magic and science, crime and spies, dolls and beasts
Ernie taught a trade woodturning course for apprentices for 6 years.
He has demonstrated in 9 countries and written almost 100 magazine articles on turning.
Lindsay Skinner - Artistic faceplate work and vessels
Lindsay has given over 100 demos, run a cabinet making and turning business for over 40 years and has trade certificates in both. He has participated in an international wood art workshop.
Brendon Venner - Spindle basics, long thin-stemmed goblet and winding back turning catastrophes
Brendon runs a Sydney-based furniture restoration business and has a woodturning trade certificate. He teaches woodturning and carving at Trend Timbers and uses the lathe as a sculptural tool. He has participated in international wood art workshops.
Simon Begg – Ring turning, bowls and avocado boxes
Simon has turned full-time for 6 years. He demonstrates and teaches internationally on zoom. He has demonstrated at an international turning symposium and participated in an international wood art workshop.
Catherine Gorrie – Unique forms, surface decoration, metalworking, airbrushing, piercing, pyrography, chain-sawing, inks, paint, resin and carving
Catherine is a building surveyor and Bushfire Practitioner. She demonstrates widely, is a regular exhibitor at The Lost Trades Fair and has participated in international wood art workshops.
Jan Palmowski – Burning and colouring
Jan has demonstrated at two international woodturning symposiums and participated in international wood art workshops. He is on Woodturners of Australia Facebook.