All the demonstrations detailed below can be enjoyed by members as part of their membership.
Members enjoy top quality demonstrations each month, and an additional monthly meeting PLUS, club founder Martin Saban-Smith does occasional bonus demonstrations – all hosted in Zoom.
6th February 2023: Pat Carroll
It is a pleasure to be welcoming Pat Carroll back to Woodturning360 after being very first external demonstrator back in 2020.
Monday 20th: Discussion Meeting
6th March 2023: Pascal Oudet
A brand new turner to Woodturning306, Pascal will be presenting his demonstration from his workshop in the French Alps.
Monday 20th: Discussion Meeting
3rd April 2023: Jason Clark
Jason has been involved in Woodturning for nearly 2 decades in my modest 2 car garage. Woodturning is his passion and he is an ambassador for all aspects of woodturning as well as wood art in general.
Monday 17th: Discussion Meeting
Tuesday 2nd May 2023: Kirk DeHeer
Kirk is based in Provo, Utah working out of a shop stacked full of drying bowl blanks in crates. He salvages hard-to-find beautiful hardwood logs from urban trees and transforms them into roughed out pieces before sending to woodturners to finish turn.
Monday 22nd: Discussion Meeting
5th June 2023: Martin Saban-Smith
Club founder Martin will present a demonstration for the club for the June meeting.
A professional turner, Martin turns mainly artistic, creative pieces.
Monday 19th: Discussion Meeting
3rd July 2023: Matthias Bachofen
Matthias, a club member, resides and works in the Italian speaking area of Switzerland and has been teaching turning for 25 years.
Monday 24th: Discussion Meeting
7th August 2023: Rudolph Lopez
Rudy’s energetic easy-going personality and his ability to explain woodturning techniques have allowed him to share his skills for woodturning through teaching and demonstrating at regional and national symposia and clubs across the USA.
Monday 21st: Discussion Meeting
4th September 2023: TBA
Monday 18th: Discussion Meeting
2nd October 2023: Cindy Drozda
Cindy is a popular choice as a demonstrator for clubs around the world, and it is a pleasure to be welcoming her back to Woodturning360
Monday 23rd: Discussion Meeting
6th November 2023: Les Thorne
Everyone enjoys a Les Thorne demonstration!
His informative and entertaining presentation style is easy to watch . . . you sometimes learn without realising it!
Monday 20th: Discussion Meeting
4th December 2023: TBA
Monday 18th: Discussion Meeting/Quiz/Activity
~ Past Demonstrations ~
January 2023: Chris Parker
Chris Parker turned a textured and decorated pot for us like the one shown here.
December 2022: Les Thorne
Les will be turning a hollow form with a double-topped finial.
November 2022: Stewart Furini
This month, we welcome club Stewart Furini to the demo fraternity of Woodturning360 as he demonstrates one of his well known wide rimmed bowls.
October 2022: Trent Bosch
‘Vessels of Illusion’
In this demo participants will not only learn all the techniques that I go through in the creation of this body of work but how I developed it and why. This demonstration will include turning the outer hollow form, carving the vessel, turning the insert, using wood bending to get the insert in the outer vessel, and principals of wood bending for woodturners.
September 2022: Kade Bolger
Kade will be demonstrating for us from his workshop in Ontario, Canada.
He turned a three pointed lotus flower bowl.
August 2022: Eric Lofstrom
‘Resonance’ square rimmed bowl.
In this session, you will learn how to turn an artistically inspired bowl with an
outward flowing square rim and crisp, echoing ripples.
July 2022: Richard Findley
Richard will illustrate box turning techniques with pewter casting and turning with standard woodturning tools.
June 2022: Jason Breach
Another new demonstrator to WT360 is Jason Breach and his utterly gorgeous pagoda boxes.
Jason is extremely well known at home and abroad as a turning demonstrator.
For more information, please visit www.jasonbreach.co.uk/
May 2022: Darren Breeze RPT
Darren will be demonstrating his wall hanging turning techniques to make a clock.
April 2022: Martin Saban-Smith
Martin turns a golden ratio lidded vase from contrasting woods
March 2022: Colwin Way RPT
Colwin is a member of the UK’s Register of Professional Turners and has been turning since he was 12 years old. He will be demonstratings his popular and fun German Smokers that he will be demonstrating for us on 7th March.
February 2022: Yann Marot
Very exciting to welcome Yann Marot to WT360 in February where he will be turning a pebble box as shown in the photo.
January 2022: Martin Saban-Smith
December 2021: Laurent Niclot
Laurent will be demonstrating texturing with a woodburning tool for us in December.
The image of the piece in the image here may be different to the piece demonstrated.
November 2021: Rene Normann
Resin – Discussing casting different resins and casting methods and turning a hybrid resin and wood pot.
October 2021: Emilano Achaval
Our most remote demonstration so far comes from the beautiful island of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean care of Emiliano Achaval who will be turning one of his well known koa calabash bowls.
September 2021: Harvey Meyer
Harvey is based in Atlanta, Georgia USA and has been turning for 21 years this year.
He is well known for his intricate and mesmerising basket illusion work, and it is this technique, he will demonstrate for us tonight.
August 2021: Glenn Lucas
Glenn will be demonstrating his famous Viking Dublin Bowl. It has a strikingly elegant shape dating back many hundreds of years, and with his inimitable style, Glenn will guide you through the process of making one.
July 2021: Carl Jacobson
It will be a pleasure to welcome the well known US YouTubing turner Carl Jacobson to the demonstration fold of Woodturning360 in July.
May 2021: Jeff Hornung
American turner Jeff Hornung will present for us, the turning of a Scottish Ring Handled Bowl – Inspired by an ancient Scottish design, this bowl features thin wall turning, rounded bottom and a pair of ring handles low on the form.
April 2021: Phil Irons
Phil’s Caddy Spoons are an item he has turned tens of thousands of in the last 15 years.
They are so much nicer to find in your tea and coffee containers than the normal plastic measuring spoons, over the years they develop a lovely patina from constant daily use.
March 2021 Bonus: Martin Saban-Smith
For the club bonus demo this month, Martin will be demonstrating his own take on a sea urchin ornament using an ‘Alphonse Tartan’ urchin.
Exclusively for Woodturning360 members, this demonstration will be presented in Zoom and streamed into the club Facebook group.
March 2021: Cindy Drozda
We’re very pleased to be bringing you Cindy Drozda in March 2021. She will be demonstrating for us how she makes these gilded sea urchin ornaments.
February 2021: Emma Cook
Emma is a UK favorite demonstrator, and she’ll be performing a valentine themed demo for us.
Details to follow.
In the meantime, find out more at https://www.thetinyturner.co.uk/
January 2021: Tim Yoder
Tim Yoder is one of the most watchable figures in woodturning in ever! His presentation style is light and friendly with a great ability to communicate the project he’s turning.
For his WT360 demonstration, Tim will be turning a banksia pod lidded box.
December 2020: Rebecca DeGroot
Rebecca DeGroot is an accomplished turner, woodworker, and artist in Texas, USA.
November 2020: Martin Saban-Smith
Goblets are a superb project for any level of experience. The make excellence spindle projects, and hones the end grain hollowing techniques.
For this presentation, Martin will demonstrate how you can take a goblet to another level of ‘attractive’ by adding a twist to the bowl rather than the more traditional twist on the stem.
Find out more about Martin and his work at www.msabansmith.com
October 2020: John Boyne-Aitken RPT
John Boyne-Aitken RPT is the Chairman of the Register of Professional Turners and is known as the Bowler Hatted Turner.
September 2020: Martin Saban-Smith RPT
Martin’s demo for WT360 will be his most requested presentation – Atmospheric Colouring.
He will guide members and guests through his technique in detail of using water based colours to achieve stunning results on figured woods.
Martin will also discuss his philosophy of colouring wood and why it should be considered on every piece.
August 2020 Bonus: Les Thorne
Les Thorne is a world renowned production turner, demonstrator and teacher of woodturning.
As Les and Martin join forces with The Woodturning Shop, it is a pleasure for WT360 to host Les on one of his first remote demonstrations.
August 2020: Pat Carroll
Pat is a renowned and popular Irish turner known for his hollow forms and intricate carvings.
For our demonstration this month, he will show his method on how he turns his thin wall vessels, pierces them and burns them to echo deterioration and decay. Find out more about Pat at www.patcarrollwoodturning.com/
July 2020: Martin Saban-Smith RPT
Finishing is a topic Martin is fanatical about, and in this demonstration, Martin will take you through a finishing process that starts with good tool presentation when turning.
Learn about the importance of good finishing and discover a technique that will give you a gorgeous finish every time.
Find out more about Martin at www.msabansmith.com
June 2020: Inaugural Meeting
7.30pm (UK) Introducing the exciting new club and to discuss what members would like to see and do in the Tuesday meetings. We’ll also discuss which turners they would like to see demonstrate and other woodturning talk.
Members will be emailed the link to the Zoom meeting a couple of days before. It will also be streamed directly into the Facebook group.