June 2021 Meeting - Exploration of creativity, design principles, and workmanship


Example of one of Denis' boxes
Example of one of Denis' boxes

Long time member Denis Tapley will be exploring creativity, principles of design, and methods of improving of standards of workmanship as he performs a live turning demonstration of making a bowl with a lid.

Denis will demonstrate how to produce a beautiful finish on open grained timber such as Claret Ash, while disproving the viewpoint that wood turning is boring and only produces round object.


Melville Wood Turners

Morris Buzzacott Reserve
51 Williamson Rd
Kardinya WA 6163

About the Venue

Melville Wood Turners hall is in the Kardinya Community Centre, Morris Buzzacott Reserve, Cnr Prescott Drive and Williamson Rd, Kardinya WA 6163

Would anyone arriving early help prepare the venue for the meeting. This will mostly involve setting out chairs but there may be other work that is required. Your assistance is most appreciated and will allow the meeting to start on time.

The venue has its own chairs so that we do not need to bring our own.

Health and Safety

Members and visitors are reminded that the venue for our meeting is a workshop and care should be taken in this environment.  The venue has been picked to ensure there is more than sufficient space for everyone to attend and still comply with the current social distancing requirements.

We all have a part to play in keeping ourselves and our community safe and free from COVID-19, it is a reminder that we must keep up the physical distancing, wash our hands with soap and water or sanitizer, and stay home if at all unwell.