South Downs Woodturners Competition

 

We run competitions for Sussex wood turners throughout the year so that members have an opportunity to show their work to others and promote discussion on a variety of techniques

See out HOME page for our next competition

We welcome any work with a turned element and some wood. You can make items as simple or complicated as you like. We encourage experimentation with any method of enhancing turned items, so burning, carving, colouring, incorporating other materials (e.g. glass, metal, plastics etc.), pierced elements, pyrography, texturing are all welcome. Alternatively just turn some wood! We do not wish to constrain your creativity and are happy for you to interpret competition briefs as broadly as you choose. If in doubt, please ask the Competition Secretary - Dave Smith

Items are judged using the following criteria: Design and Innovation   Finish   Turning Skills

 

Competition results for 2019/2020

 

February 2020

Freestyle

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
First      
Second      
Third      
       

November 2019

Fruit

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
First      
Second      
Third      
       

July 2019

Cube

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
First      
Second      
Third      
       

April 2019

Bowl

Novice Intermediate Advanced
First Graham Wilsher Barry Chidlow Stewart Furini
Second Ian Pritchard Mike Meredith Gordon Eaton
Third Chris Spanswick Bob Harris Keith Golds

 

Annual Competition results for 2018/2019

 

  Novice Intermediate Advanced
First Noel Thomas Michael Coomber Peter Pullin
Second Robin Gilks Gordon Eaton Keith Golds
Third Graham Wilsher Mike Meredith Stewart Furini

 

Competition rules can be downloaded from the link below


Volunteers are needed from our members to judge competitions. No experience is required as we have clear guidelines to ensure consistency. Please speak to any member of the Committee or email us to volunteer: Competitions@SouthDownsWoodturners.com

Judges guidelines can be downloaded from on the link below

Details of the forthcomming competitions can be found on our Programme at the bottom of our About / Prog page and competition results will be posted above

 

Sout Downs Woodturners - Competition rules
SDW Competition Rules v2.0.pdf
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South Downs Woodturners - Judges Guidelines
SDW Competition Judges Guidelines v2.0.p[...]
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