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 video on Wet Sanding Technique.

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