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Club Challenges

Club members are challenged several times a year to turn a specific object, often times based on a meeting demonstration.

The winning designs are displayed for each of the Club challenges. Click on an image to see a larger image.

2013 Club Challenges

March - Turning Using a Different Method

Member Submittals

First Place, Cliff Baker: Walnut crotch bowl turned with an Ellsworth gouge

Second Place, Mike Cope: Red cedar winged bowl turned using a scraper

July - Hollow Vessels

First Place: Bob Nickell, Cherry Burl, Epoxy, Ebonized Oak

Second Place: Gerald Chandler, Mimosa Vase

Third Place: Charlie Myers, Pair of Walnut Vases

2012 Club Challenges

December - Best of 2012

Best of 2012

Best of 2012

First place: Bill Sproul - cherry burl;Second place: Bob Nickell - ornaments; Third place:. Charlie Myers - butternut bowl

October 2012, Winged Bowls


Club Entries


Cliff Baker: sassafrass

September 2012, Footed Vessels

May 2012, Segmented Turnings


Cliff Baker: red oak, cherry, sassafrass


Gerald Chandler: walnut, maple, cherry

March 2012, Gavels and Strikers

2011 Club Challenges

November 2011, Lidded Boxes

Dave Vehrs: Cherry Burl

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