Dec 222019

A lovely night to finish off the year – great food, great friends and great woodwork.

Many Thanks to our cooks Brian and Peter – and of course the lovely Carolan.

An interesting mix of woodworking projects were offered for the contest this year:-


Thanks so much to our judges – Ben & Phil from the Woodcraft Guild – their understanding, feedback and anecdotes made for a wonderful night.

And the winners are:-

Outdoor Furniture

Possum Box – John


Bit Organiser – Hugh


1st – Train – Bruce

2nd – Dolls Bed – Trevor

3rd – Long Snake – Bruce

Prize Winner – Games Table – Scott

Indoor Furniture

1st – Glass Top Table – Chris

2nd – Nick-Nack Table – Mick

3rd- Gift Wrapping Table – Hugh

Boxes & Ornamentals

1st – Treasure Box – Chris

2nd – Folding Chess Set – John

3rd – Cutting Board – Chris

Prize Winner – Bandsaw Box – Hugh

Phil finished off the night with his experience and recommendation of Organoil products – and he showed us his lovely little stool made from American White Oak.

For those interested in the polishing process Phil mentioned, check out this link to Classic Woodcraft Finishes – Wet on Wet.

Have a great Christmas – and start thinking of your woodworking projects for the New Year!