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Since 03/09/2013.

This site is designed to keep members up to date with all aspects of the Dublin Chapter as well as let others see what we do.

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Vive le Bédane! September’s Saturday demo was a treat. Yann Marot showed us how to use the French woodturner’s everyday workhorse chisel, the bédane.

Yann gave an excellent demo that started with basic turning techniques by creating beads and coves; then proceeding to make a spatula, and ending with his classic rope bowl. A deft user of the skew (and the bédane, of course), he showed complete mastery of the tools, but at the same time stressed the need for flowing design. The use of continuous curves was prominent in all his work.

A professional woodturning teacher in France, he was very free with his advice and tips.

Merci Yann.

Dublin Chapter visit Glenn Lucas.  On the 29th August a group of turners visited the workshop of Glenn Lucas for the day in County Carlow. In the morning Glenn showed us the making of a plate, and in the afternoon, a bowl  - including the coring out of a typical bowl blank. After an excellent lunch break, we had a talk on the sources of wood for a production turner, and Glenn taGlenLucas Visit Aug15lked about his drying kiln.

As expected, Glenn was a good demonstrator who gave freely of information and advice - he had many stories thrown in as well.

Mount Leinster was our backdrop and the the sun shone and the Lucas family showed us great hospitality. Thanks also to the people who organised the day from the Chapter side.

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Saturday: Pat Walsh

Wednesday: Charlie Ryan


 Saturday: Bob Finley

 Wednesday: Malcolm Hill

Oct - Clock.

Nov - AGM No Competition.

 Dec - Toy.

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 Saturday: Joe O'Neill

 Wednesday: Joe O'Neill

Oct. Sat. Demo: Pat Walsh

Oct. Sat. Comp: Clock

Oct. Wed. Demo: Charlie Ryan