Richard Batchelder
Restoration Turning

Dicks demo will share with you the challenges and solutions for this type of wood turning. He will be sharing  with you the use of templates and story poles.

Whether it is a  complex column , porch post or multiple spindles the process is important to achieve a successful out come. He will share photos of some of the projects he has taken on over the past 15 years. He will talk about the techniques he has used to become successful in the specialized field of woodturning.

Dick is a full time wood worker from Bristol, NH,  whose career has included timber framing, historic restoration work,  and high end finish work.  His woodturning  is about 30% of the work he does  currently.  He is a member of a cooperative art gallery in Plymouth, NH  where he  sells his bowls, lamps and furniture. If you would like to learn more about Dick and his work you can go to his web site: (