Ryedale Woodturners


At the 2014 AGM, John Whitehead proposed a monthly competition on club demonstration nights, and offered to sponsor a prize. Gordon Malan seconded and volunteered to donate to the prize fund as well.

Competition categories agreed so far are as follows:

  • October 2014 Bowl
  • November 2014 Weed pot / bud vase
  • December 2014 Christmas competition, 3 categories:
    1 Hollow form; 2 Spindle turning; 3 Other
  • January 2015 Candle Holder
  • February 2015 Vase / Hollow form
  • March 2015 Decorated bowl
  • April 2015 Natural edge item

February 2015
Hollow form or vase

Hollow forms

The fourth competition saw just four hollow forms entered, as always varied in style and interpretation.

The winner was number four - on the right above - turned by Brian Wrigglesworth.


Hollow forms

Four entries

Hollow forms

Steve's hollow bowl (photo G Malan)

Hollow forms

An alternative view

Hollow forms

Dual spiral (photo G Malan)

Hollow form

Brian's winning vase
(photo G Malan)

Hollow forms

Gordon's carved vase