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 Web||Location||Services Available||Description|
|John Boyne-Aitken||Wiltshire, UK||CBDT||I 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.|
|Pat Carroll||Ireland||BDT||Safety, Getting the most from your wood, storing and cutting wood, Wet turning/ thin wall turning, Hollowing, Colour and texture, piercing, pyrography.|
|Rick Dobney||Chesterfield, Derbyshire||CBD||Thinking 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 Findley||Leicestershire, UK||CBD||My 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 Fisher||Chorley, Lancashire||CBDT||General woodturning,Colouring, carving and texturing and Woodturning how to|
|Stewart Furini||Sussex, UK||CBDT||I 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 Greenwood||Yorkshire, UK||CBDT||Demonstrations of projects for starters this includes work holding, sharpening and finishing. Online course also available.|
|Scott Grove||New York, USA||CBDT||Alternative inlays, resin casting & mould making and cold bronze casting, gold leaf, decorative finishing, compound veneering|
|Paul Hannaby||Gloucestershire, UK||CBDT||Spindle and bowl turning,, boxes, colour, texture, airbrushing, pewter, thread chasing, goblets|
|Sue Harker||East Yorkshire, UK||C||Open Segment turning, Involuted and back to back, Off-centre work, Decorative bowls and vases|
|Phil Irons||Stratford Upon Avon, UK||CBDT||A 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.|
|Art Liestman||Canada||CBD||I have demos prepared on the following topics: the Lost Wood Technique, Therming, Design and Construction of Teapots, Flame Texturing Highly Figured Wood.
|Glenn Lucas||Ireland||CBDT||A 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 Meyer||Atlanta, USA||CD||Basket Illusion, Lidded Box, Pedestal Box, Square Platter with beaded dome center, platters (round or square), hollow globe ornaments|
|Chris Parker||Lancashire, UK||CBDT||Platter vase turning colouring /texturing|
|Richard Raffan||ACT, Australia||D||Basic bowl turning techniques.Various methods of chucking.Turning end grain boxes.Taming the skew|
|Tod Raines||Texas, USA||CBD||Crisp, clear multi-angle demos: Hook Tool End Grain Hollowing, Bowl in Bowl project, Piston Box, Wine Glass, Sphere Turning, Small Bud Vase|
|Martin Saban Smith||Hampshire, UK||CBDT||Colouring and finishing techniques, texturing, pyrography and other artistic disciplines|
|Craig Timmerman||Texas, USA||CD||Winged bowls of several styles, unique gift items, spheres. Most demos on my website can be done as remote demos.|
|Dennis Wake||North East England||C||I 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.|