Entries by john

17th June 19 New Members Carving Journeys

Four of our newish members were very brave and told us how they came to join the club and how they were progressing with their carving experience.   They were all quite different from each other.   Nico Pantelides gives new members and introduction to carving, explaining the use and sharpening of tools, and setting […]

18th May David Kershaw Model Maker

David Kershaw has always loved makings and uses wood, brass, plastic and electronics in his work.   There seems to be various levels of accomplishment in the model making world.    From Bought plastic kits ready to be painted, through models made from Scratch ( all the parts made by hand), to Museum standard models that are too […]

24th March Show at Hollingworth Lakes Visitor Centre

The Club was invited to exhibit our work at Hollingworth Lakes Wood festival.     It was a lovely sunny day but with a sharp wind at times.  Some stalwarts stewarded the show outside all day and they look cold in the photos.                 Others stayed inside, and looked happier  

16th mar A.G.M and Sale of Surplus Tools and Wood

      Before the A.G.M. there was time to chat and carve.      Our A.G.M was a very quick and civilised affair.   We gave our thanks to the committee members and officials who had kept the club running last year , and to the members who had taken on the work for […]

9th Sept. Towneley Woodland Festival

Towneley Hall Woodland Festival 2018 Six of our members enjoyed putting on an exhibition of our work in the Great Hall at Towneley, Burnley.   The weather was mixed but we still had several hundred visitors. Our display showed a great variety of carvings;  we showed the work of our very talented carvers such as […]