The Guild’s WoodCarving Symposium—May 17, 2014

Woodcarving can be a lot things, including 18th century furniture shells and sunbursts, sculpture, artwork on flat panels, ball & claw feet, lettering on signs, and scroll work. The symposium had a total of eight presenters so woodworkers could take in talks and demonstrations given by... read more

Carving Symposium Schedule

Saturday May 17, 2014 at Pinkerton... read more

The Carvers Carving Symposium
Guild of NH Woodworkers May... read more

Guild of NH Woodworkers
Carving Symposium

May... read more

Symposium A/V Setup Help Needed

Bob Couch needs 4 volunteers to help setup Thursday afternoon May 3rd for the Youth Symposium and 2 more volunteers on Friday May 4th to help setup for the Saturday event. No special skills required! The time each day will be from 3:30 to 5:00.

For more information, please contact Bob at arcouch@... read more

Trade Show Vendors 2012

Woodcraft/Newington, NH/Mark Nelson

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Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

Room 1

Technique/Thin Wall
Peter Bloch : Translucent Wood Lampshade
Peter Bloch will show techniques, problems and solutions associated with large (15-20” diameter) and thin (1/10”) turnings. These processes are useful for all thin turnings such as vessels and bowls. The shade that he will work on... read more

Time: 1:00-2:30 pm

Room 1

Rick Angus : Bowl Design Starts with the Log

Room 2

Ralph Tursini : The Once-Turned Green Bowl
Dip into your locally grown trees while adding latitude to your designs by turning green wood.  Ralph will demonstrate the turning of a green... read more

Time: 10:45-12:00 pm

Room 1

Marcel Durette : Turning a Lidded Bowl
While making a small bowl with a fitted lid at the lathe, I will explain every move I make and why I make them. Other design choices will be discussed along the way.  I will have several other models available for comparison.

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Time: 9:00-10:15 am

Room 1

Technique/Thin Wall
Johannes Michelsen : Mini Hats
Johannes will turn two mini hats during this demo, one “Range Rider” style and one “Top Hat” each hat turned to 1/32” final thickness using light and the translucence  of the wood to help in maintaining a uniform wall thickness thru out. To... read more