AWGB Remote Demonstrators

The list below has been compiled as a service to our clubs and members. Those listed on the register have been vetted to ensure they encourage and demonstrate safe working practices but appearance on this list does not imply any form of recommendation or endorsement by the AWGB. If you have any complaint about any demonstrator on this list, please email our secretary, stating your reasons and we will investigate.

The listings show letters for each service offered as below

C – Interactive live club demo
B – Live Broacasts
D – Interactive live demos (non-club)
T- Remote Tuition

Please contact the turner directly to enquire about availability, costs etc.

The AWGB do not accept any responsibility for content delivered by the turners listed below or events resulting from you following their instruction.

If you would like to apply to be added to our list of demonstrators, please use the online form.

Name for WebLocationServices AvailableDescription
Mark BeckettUK/ CornwallCBDTRemote interactive woodturning, bowls, vases, platters, hollow forms, spindle and faceplate work, texturing and colouring techniques.
John Boyne-AitkenWiltshire, UKCBDTI can offer all aspects of turning from tools and sharpening to turning. I can demonstrate spindle work, faceplate work, carving techniques and working with pewter or other materials.
Terry BrayLincolnshire, UKCBDTAll types of spindle turning, bowl turning, boxes, hand thread chasing, tool grinding, the use of turning tools and techniques
Pat CarrollIrelandBDTSafety, Getting the most from your wood, storing and cutting wood, Wet turning/ thin wall turning, Hollowing, Colour and texture, piercing, pyrography.
Joe Creed-KaileDorset, UKCTMy demonstrations specialise in hollowing, whether that be hollows forms, goblets, or bowls. I also teach wet turning and seasoning techniques.
Rick DobneyChesterfield, DerbyshireCBDThinking outside of the 'round and brown' incorporating multi-axis methods of holding and turning workpieces. Use of alternative materials to enhance and promote the piece.
Richard FindleyLeicestershire, UKCBDMy demos can include, a spindle turning masterclass, including a hand-cut barley twist or routed flutes, bowl turning, box making, pewter work and sharpening. Please contact me to discuss options.
Chris FisherChorley, LancashireCBDTGeneral woodturning,Colouring, carving and texturing and Woodturning how to
Stewart FuriniSussex, UKCBDTI focus on adding colour and texture to woodturning - using a range of media including stains and paint. The techniques I use range from the very simple to the more involved.
Philip GreenwoodYorkshire, UKCBDTDemonstrations of projects for starters this includes work holding, sharpening and finishing. Online course also available.
Scott GroveNew York, USACBDTAlternative inlays, resin casting & mould making and cold bronze casting, gold leaf, decorative finishing, compound veneering
Paul HannabyGloucestershire, UKCBDTSpindle and bowl turning,, boxes, colour, texture, airbrushing, pewter, thread chasing, goblets
Sue HarkerEast Yorkshire, UKCOpen Segment turning, Involuted and back to back, Off-centre work, Decorative bowls and vases
Phil IronsStratford Upon Avon, UKCBDTA workshop tour. Projects for starters including chucking and work holding, sharpening and finishing. Hollow forms, natural edge pieces. Colouring techniques, including sprayed and oil finishes, metal leafing and powdered metal infill.
Stephen KearvellKings Lynn, UKCBDTBowl Turning, Spindle Turning, Beginners bowl turning and Basic tool control and presentation, Finishing Getting that perfect shine, Colouring techniques, Texturing and Appling clear lacquer
Art LiestmanCanadaCBDI have demos prepared on the following topics: the Lost Wood Technique, Therming, Design and Construction of Teapots, Flame Texturing Highly Figured Wood.

Glenn LucasIrelandCBDTA Workshop tour,Demos - Sharpening made easy, The Salad Bowl, The Dublin Viking Bowl, Traditional Irish Platter, The Beaded Bowl ,Remote private tuition for one or up to 5 people, Other topics on request
Harvey MeyerAtlanta, USACDBasket Illusion, Lidded Box, Pedestal Box, Square Platter with beaded dome center, platters (round or square), hollow globe ornaments
Chris ParkerLancashire, UKCBDTPlatter vase turning colouring /texturing
Richard RaffanACT, AustraliaDBasic bowl turning techniques.Various methods of chucking.Turning end grain boxes.Taming the skew
Tod RainesTexas, USACBDCrisp, clear multi-angle demos: Hook Tool End Grain Hollowing, Bowl in Bowl project, Piston Box, Wine Glass, Sphere Turning, Small Bud Vase
Martin Saban SmithHampshire, UKCBDTColouring and finishing techniques, texturing, pyrography and other artistic disciplines
Craig TimmermanTexas, USACDWinged bowls of several styles, unique gift items, spheres. Most demos on my website can be done as remote demos.
Dennis WakeNorth East EnglandCI undertake all aspects of woodturning like spindle and bowl demo's. I demonstrate all safe aspects of woodturning. I can do evenings or full day demo's.