ULLAPOOL WOODTURNING CENTRE.

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Above, Three shallow bowls, we supplied the blanks.

Top centre, 10” dia x 2” deep, Birch.

Lower two, both 8” dia x 2” deep, Sycamore.

Picture via scanned customer photograph.

Picture and turnings by John Wain.

Above, a walking stick head.

Carved from burr Elm.

We supplied the burr Elm.

Picture via customers e-mail.

Picture and carving by H. Parker.

 

 

Above, a small square coin dish,

Made from burr elm,

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turning by Mike Rowlands.

Text Box: Do keep sending us your pictures, if we receive them we will publish them.
Text Box: Thanks go out to all of you who took the time to take and send us your pictures.

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Above, A wall clock.

This 600mm diameter clock was turned out of English Lime wood for a private client. The 22 miniature paintings illustrating the epic story of the Ramanya rotates over 7 hours. The writing is Sanskrit.

Since this photo was taken the clock has mellowed into a beautiful golden hue.

Turning by Alec Mutch.

Picture taken and sent by e-mail by Oliver Gero.

Above, a shallow bowl,

Made from  a piece of crotch Ash,

Size, 400mm diameter x 50mm thick.

We supplied the blank,

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turning by Mike Gudgeon.

Above, a laminated box.

Made from 5 strips of Maple, mixed with 4 exotic woods,

Padauk, Purpleheart, Goncalo Alves & Pau Amerillo.

We made up the laminated blank,

The size of this box is approx 90mm diameter x 90mm high.

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turning by Mike Rowlands.

Above & left two pictures of a lazy susan.

Made from local Birch, & measured 500mm dia x 50mm deep.

We supplied both blanks, & assisted in the making.

Picture by Alec Mutch, turning by John Wain, (assisted by) Alec Mutch.

This item was made as part of a tutorial with Mr Wain.

Above, a Parrot stand.

Made from local Beech, and stands 1350mm high,

with the base measuring 450mm in diameter.

We supplied all the blanks.

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turning by James (Big Jim) Thomson.

Above, 3 eggs & egg cups,

Made from, (left to right) Sycamore, Sycamore & Birch.

We supplied the blanks.

Picture via customers e-mail.

Picture and turnings by John Bryce.

Above, 3 small goblets.

Made from, (left to right) Alder, Ash & Elm.

We supplied the blanks.

Picture via customers e-mail.

Picture  and turnings by John Bryce.

Above & right, 2 trinket boxes.

Both were made from local native Cherry.

The smaller of the two being 50mm in diameter,

With the larger one measuring 80mm in diameter.

Pictures via customers e-mail.

Pictures and turnings by John Bryce.

Above, A high stool & a child’s chair.

Both items were made in Elm, we supplied all the blanks.

The stool is approx 25” high, whilst the child’s chair was made with a slight variation to that of a design by Jack Hill, from his book on Country Chair Making.

Picture via Customers e-mail,

Picture and turnings (also assembly) by Roger Dinnis.

Above, a bowl and a vase,

The inserts on the rim of the bowl were made up of alternate parts of Coran and Mahogany, and to very good effect,

The bowl measures 120mm dia x 60mm deep.

The laminated vase, is made from Maple & Mahogany and measures 220mm high x 90mm in diameter,

We supplied the laminate for the vase,

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turnings by Mike Rowlands.

 

Above and above right, two pictures of woodwork of a completely different genre.

Above, are four carvings made from the cross section of a whole trunk.

Above right, are four pictures made entirely of wood in a style known as Marquetry.

Marquetry is a form of woodwork where very thin slices of wood in all different timbers are used to make up a picture, on this occasion to very good effect.

Some of the timbers used were, Purpleheart, Goncalo Alves, Padauk, Zebrano, Spalted Beech, Walnut and also some of our native timbers.

We supplied some of the timbers for the Marquetry pictures.

Pictures via customers e-mail.

Pictures and the woodwork by Allyson Newman.

Should anyone wish to purchase some of Allyson’s work, I’m sorry this is not available through our own shop, but Allyson would be more than happy to deal with anybody who contacts her direct, her contact details are listed below.

 

Allyson Newman,

Marvig,

Isle of Lewis.

Tel :01851 880747

Above, a large platter,

Made from native Maple,

It measures 400mm in diameter x 50mm thick.

We supplied the blank,

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turning by Mike Gudgeon.

Above, a mortar & pestle,

Made from native Beech, & measures 145 in dia x 110mm high,

The turner has textured  the centre band & the top of the pestle,

We supplied the blanks,

Picture via customers e-mail,

Picture and turnings by Jim (wee Jim) Kelman.

 

Above, (left) an Ash platter, & (right) an Ash  bonbon bowl (compote),

Both these items were made from native Ash,

The platter measures 335mm in diameter x 50mm thick, the bonbon bowl measures 145mm in diameter x 145mm high,

We supplied all the blanks for both items,

Pictures via customers e-mail,

Pictures and turnings by Jim (wee Jim) Kelman.

Left, a mortar and pestle,

Made from native Ash,

We supplied the blanks,

Picture by Alec Mutch,

Turnings by Craig Bethune.