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 regular bonus demonstrations – all hosted in Zoom.

November 2021

Monday 8th: Rene Normann (Denmark)

Resin – Discussing casting different resins and casting methods and turning a hybrid resin and wood pot.

Wednesday 24th: Discussion Meeting – Return visit from Emiliano Achaval for Calabash challenge critique.

December 2021

Monday 6th: Laurent Niclot – Content TBA

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.

Monday 20th: Discussion Meeting

January 2022

Monday 3rd: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 17th: Discussion Meeting

February 2022

Monday 7th: 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.

Monday 21st: Discussion Meeting

March 2022

Monday 7th: Colwin Way RPT

Monday 21st: Discussion Meeting

April 2022

Monday 4th: Demonstrator TBA

Tuesday 19th: Discussion Meeting

May 2022

Monday 9th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 23rd: Discussion Meeting

June 2022

Monday 6th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 20th: Discussion Meeting

July 2022

Tuesday 5th: Richard Findley RPT

Monday 18th: Discussion Meeting

August 2022

Monday 8th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 22nd: Discussion Meeting

September 2022

Monday 5th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 19th: Discussion Meeting

October 2022

Monday 3rd: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 17th: Discussion Meeting

November 2022

Monday 7th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 21st: Discussion Meeting

December 2022

Monday 5th: Demonstrator TBA

Monday 19th: Discussion Meeting

Past Meetings and Demonstrations

June 2020

Monday 8th: 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.

July 2020

Monday 6th: Martin Saban-Smith RPT: Fanatical About Finishing

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

August 2020

Monday 3rd: Pat Carroll: Deterioration and Decay

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

Monday 17th: Les Thorne: Bonus Demonstration

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.
If you have not seen Les demonstrate before, his style and commentary is not to be missed – his years of experience is very evident.

September 2020

Monday 7th: Martin Saban-Smith RPT: Atmospheric Colour

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.

October 2020

Monday 5th: John Boyne-Aitken RPT: Turning With Pewter

John Boyne-Aitken RPT is the Chairman of the Register of Professional Turners and is known as the Bowler Hatted Turner.
For his demonstration for us, he will show us how he uses pewter in some of his work.
We’ll find out how he makes his moulds and his method for melting the pewter to use later.
John will also show us how he then turns a cast piece of pewter and if there’s time, even demonstrate thread chasing the turned metal.
Find out some more about John at

November 2020

Monday 2nd: Martin Saban-Smith RPT: Goblet with a Twisted Bowl

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

December 2020

Saturday 5th: Rebecca DeGroot – Santa Claus Gnomes!

To fit around Rebecca’s other commitments, our demo meeting this month is on Saturday 5th December at the usual time.

Rebecca DeGroot is an accomplished turner, woodworker, and artist in Texas, USA.
For her Woodturning360 demonstration, she will take us through the process of turning one of these adorable Christmas Gnomes!
With a background in school teaching, her demonstrations are clear and concise, fun and great quality.
Check out Rebecca’s website for more information about this talented turner:

January 2021

Monday 4th: Tim Yoder – Banksia Pod Lidded Box – POSTPONSED TILL 11th

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.
*The image here is temporary.
See more about Tim on his website at and his YouTube channel

February 2021

Monday 1st: Emma Cook (The Tiny Turner) – Valentine Special

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

February Challenge: Craftivism!
Craft + Activism = Craftivism
According to Wikipedia, Craftivism is a form of activism, typically incorporating elements of anti-capitalismenvironmentalism, solidarity, or third-wave feminism, that is centered on practices of craft – or what can traditionally be referred to as “domestic arts”. Craftivism includes, but is not limited to, various forms of needlework including yarn-bombing or cross-stitch. Craftivism is a social process of collective empowerment, action, expression and negotiation. In craftivism, engaging in the social, performative and critical discourse around the work is central to its production and dissemination. Practitioners are known as craftivists.

With the above in mind, your challenge for February is to think of something you can make to raise awareness of a cause that is close to your heart – a cause that encourages change for the better, positive thinking etc. You could choose environmental issues, climate change, health issues, something local to you or virtually anything else. Think along the themes of the cause and create something that could send a positive message to people. It does not have to be a protest.

Here are some other links for you:

When you upload it to the website, Give your piece a suitable title, include some information about the cause and perhaps some links to a website or two where other members can learn more about it.  You need to be logged into your account on the website and upload your piece pictures here:

At the end of the month, I’ll make a special slideshow of the pieces for you and present it at the meeting on 2nd March.

Remember that we are a woodturning club, and this challenge is meant to be a fun exercise for a positive cause. Keep your piece to one that champions something  good! Content uploaded to the website that is derisive or overtly political may not make it into the slideshow at the end of the month!

March 2021

Monday 1st: Cindy Drozda: Sea Urchin Ornaments

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.

March 2021 Bonus

Tuesday 16th: Martin Saban-Smith: Standing Urchin Ornament

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.

April 2021

Monday 5th: Phil Irons: Caddy Spoons

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.
Phil will show us his method of turning these spoons using some home-made jigs, turning tools, and a saw.
Phil’s brand new website is where you can find more about him and his work.

May 2021

Monday 3rd: Jeff Hornung – Ancient Ring Handled Bowl

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. We cover tool control, chucking methods for rounded bottom pieces, design and carving of the rings plus painting techniques to create the illusion of bronze.
Find out more about Jeff at and

July 2021

Monday 5th: Carl Jacobson – Demo content TBA

It will be a pleasure to welcome the well known US YouTubing turner Carl Jacobson to the demonstration fold of Woodturning360 in July.

At the time of writing, his demo content is not known as the club is discussing it.

August 2021

Monday 2nd: Glenn Lucas – Dublin Viking Bowl

We’ve been looking forward to welcoming Glenn to Woodturning360 for months, and it is an absolute pleasure to be introducing him to you on Monday evening.

Glenn is based in County Carlow in Ireland and spreads his woodturning influence all over the world, regularly jetting off for demonstration and teaching appointments far and wide. He is a much respected and in demand turner, so we are lucky to be able to have booked him for a demo for us this Monday.

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.

September 2021

Monday 6th: Harvey Meyer – Basket Illusion

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.

To find out more about Harvey, visit his website at

October 2021

Monday 4th: Emilano Achaval – Hawaiian Calabash

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.