Friday, 2 March 2018


THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF TURNERS in conjunction with the Association of Pole- Lathe Turners.
POLE LATHE TURNING COMPETITION.
The Competition will be held in Carpenters' Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2JJ on Monday 26th. and Tuesday 27th. November 2018.
This competition is open to all members of the association of Pole Lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers and is for a set piece , a candle sick and to produce the piece on a pole lathe from green wood sourced from the British Isles.
There are no restrictions as to size, shape or style, and one or more pieces of wood may be used.
The finish is to be a tooled finish with no sanding materials to be used, however carving, painting, decorating using any applied finish is encouraged, all the work must have been executed by the competitor.
There is no restriction on the number of entries by each competitor and winners of previous competitions may enter, but the entry must not have been entered in any other Company competition.
A first prize of £400 and a second prize of £200 with a third prize of £100, there will also be sponsored prizes and vouchers yet to be confirmed.
Entry forms may be obtained from the Clerk of the Turners' Company or from the Company website, these forms will also be available through the Association of Pole-lathe Turners.
Further guidelines, rules and conditions will be available on the Turners' Company website, as will be times of delivery, collection points, registration and collection of entries after the event.
Judging will take place on Monday 26th. November 2018 between 4pm. and 6pm.                       

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