The club is an associate member of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain (AWGB).

Demo by Graham


Club meeting - February 27



Twist three sided form The difference here is the marking of the ends. Using the tool rest draw a line across the body of the cylinder. Mark the first end as above.  At the other end draw a line through the centre, 90 degrees to the first line. Now create 3 turning points and number 1, 2 and 3 as per diagram 1. Now remount the blank 1-1, 2-2, 3-3 and turn a flat surface. Be very careful and move slowly, check frequently. American Twist Mark out as per the simple triangular form.  Colour code or number.  Then mount the piece as per the following 1-2, 2-3, 3-1 or R- B, G-R, B-G, see diagram 2.  
Diagram 1 - 3 sided twist marking
Diagram 2 - American twist marking