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Sept 2019 Meeting

  The September meeting of the CraobhEo 2019/20 year took place on the 12th September in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Gabby Wall from the South East Chapter was our guest demonstrator for the evening. Gabby chose to turn an ash lidded bowl. First a blank for...

Jun 2019 Meeting

  The June meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 13th June in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Michael Ruane, one of our own members was our demonstrator for the night.  Michael's first project was a wrist bangle. The size of these is usually...

May 2019 Meeting

  The May meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 9th May in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Jim Kelly, Crossborder Chapter and IWG Secretary was our demonstrator for May.    Jim's project was a laminated goblet. He explained how the...

Apr 2019 Meeting

  The April meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 11th April in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Charlie Ryan, Craobh Cuig Deag Chapter and President of the IWG was our demonstrator for the evening.  Charlie decided to turn two items, an acorn...

Mar 2019 Meeting

  The March meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 14th March in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Pat Walsh from the Dublin Chapter was our demonstrator for the evening Pat chose to demonstrate a decorated wide rimmed bowl and he passed around...

Feb 2019 Meeting

 The February meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 14th February in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore.Willie Creighton was our demonstrator for the evening. Willie had to stand in at short notice and we really appreciated that. He started with a...

Jan 2019 Meeting

  The January meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 10th January in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Martin Wilson was our demonstrator for the evening. Martin choose to make a skeleton clock. This is generally not a wall clock and is better...

Dec 2018 Meeting

  The December meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 13th December in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Sean Byrne was our demonstrator for the evening.Sean's demo had a Christmas feel to it and it got us thinking about what we could do to turn...

Nov 2018 Meeting

  The November meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 8th November in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Pat O'Malley who was our demonstrator for the evening. Pat's project for his demo was a salt and pepper set. On a show of hands in the room not...

Oct 2018 Meeting

  The October meeting of the 2018/19 Craobh Eo woodturning year was held on Thurs October 11th, 2018 in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. This was our A.G.M. Our Chairman, Sean Foody was in the chair. Chairman Sean Foody opened the meeting with a review of the...

Sept 2018 Meeting

  The September meeting of the CraobhEo 2018/19 year took place on the 13th September in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Willie Creighton who was our demonstrator for the first meeting of the new woodturning season. Willie chosen demo was a two piece lamp. The...

Jun 2018 Meeting

  The June meeting of the CraobhEo 2017/18 year took place in the CraobhEo centre (the Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore on the 14th June 2018. Sean Foody who was our demonstrator for the evening had to stand in at short notice. Sean chose to turn a desktop pen and...

May 2018 Meeting

  The May meeting of the CraobhEo 2017/18 year took place on the 10th May in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Arthur Cumiskey from the Shannonside Chapter was our guest demonstrator for the evening. It as wonderful to welcome Arthur to CraobhEo for his demo. He...

Apr 2018 Meeting

  The April meeting of the CraobhEo 2017/18 year took place on Thurs 12th April in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore. Donal Ryan was our demonstrator for the evening. You can view Donal's woodturning on his website at http://donalryanwoodturning.com/.  ...

Mar 2018 Meeting

The March meeting of the CraobhEo 2017/18 year took place on the 8th March in St Gerald's College Castlebar. Martin Wilson who was our demonstrator for the evening had to stand in at short notice. Martin chose to turn an anvil and gavel which was a Keith Rowley...

Feb 2018 Meeting

  The February meeting of the CraobhEo 2017/18 year took place on the 8th Feb. in St Gerald's College Castlebar. Pat O'Malley was our demonstrator for the evening. Pat decided to turn a laburnum natural edge bowl with an African blackwood foot. A blank had...

January 2018 Meeting

    The first meeting of the CraobhEo Chapter for 2018 was held at Martin Wilson's workshop in Beltra, Co Sligo. Philip Mahon from the Sligo Chapter was our demonstrator for the evening. Philip's demo was to turn a matching candlestick which consisted of...

December 2017 Meeting

This was the December meeting of the Craobh Eo woodturning year and was held on Thurs December 14th, 2017 in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Our Secretary, Michael Horkan was our demonstrator for the evening. Michael decided to have a Christmas theme to his demo...

November 2017 Meeting

    The November meeting of the Craobh Eo woodturning year was held on Thurs November 9th, 2017 in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. This was our A.G.M. Our Chairman, Sean Foody was in the chair. The past year was a successful one for the chapter. Along...

October 2017 Meeting

  Fergal McGinnity was our demonstrator from the North West Chapter. Fergal's chosen project was a natural edge bowl.   A piece of ash that had been prepped beforehand using the lid of a bucket to mark a circle on the blank and cutting it to an approximate...

Sep 2017 Meeting

  The first meeting of the Craobh Eo woodturning year was held on Thurs Sept 14th, 2017 in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Our Chairman, Sean Foody was our demonstrator for the evening.   Sean's project for the demo was a 3 sided lidded bowl. He started...

Jun 2017 Meeting

  The last meeting of the Craobh Eo woodturning year was held on Thurs June 8th, 2017 in Martin Wilson's workshop in Beltra, Co Sligo. Martin Wilson and his family were our hosts for the evening. This was a very fitting end to the year with a lot of work put in...

May 2017 Meeting

  The May meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 11th May in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Our demonstrator for May was Michael Horkan who turned a sphere and a spherical box. TURN A SQUARE SECTION OF WOOD TO A CYLINDER....

Apr 2017 Meeting

  The April meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 13th April in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Mr. Harry Emerson was our special guest for the evening from the Cross-Border chapter. Harry who is renowned for turning hats gave...

Mar 2017 Meeting

He started by drawing out a square profile of the blank he had brought that had already been marked out.  Key dimension here is the length of the blank and he showed how to arrive at the measurements. The diagram has both bowls marked out as well as top and space...

Feb 2017 Meeting

  The February meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 9th February in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Pat O'Malley was our demonstrator for February where he took on the task of turning a pendant from acrylic. Pat used his mandrel...

Dec 2016 Meeting

  The December meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 8th December in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Martin Wilson was our demonstrator and started by giving an introduction on the yew tree and showing examples of candlesticks...

Nov 2016 Meeting

  The November meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 10th November in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Willie Creighton was our demonstrator for November and outlined how to turn a candlestick from sycamore with a mahogany base....

Oct 2016 Meeting

  The October meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 13th October in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Sean Foody was our demonstrator for the evening and he did a repeat of a previous demo for making a twisted lamp by public...

Sep 2016 Meeting

  The September (first) meeting of the 2016/2017 year was held on Thurs. 8th September in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. This was our A.G.M. A new system of judgeing competition pieces was adopted at the meeting. Each member in attendance...

Jun 2016 Meeting

  The June meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 9th June in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. The demonstrator for the evening was Willie Creighton. The demo started with the making of a ring holder from Spalted Beech. The piece of...

May 2016 Meeting

  The May meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 12th May in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore.   Sean Foody was our demonstrator for the evening and he demonstrated some very useful projects for all skill levels to try their...

Apr 2016 Meeting

  The April meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 14th April in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Willie Creighton was our demonstrator for this month and whilst we were taken on a revision course, it was a timely reminder to all...

Mar 2016 Meeting

  The March meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 11th March in the Craobh Eo Centre (Old Schoolhouse) in Aghamore. Our demonstrator for the evening was Michael Horkan and his project was a table lamp. It consisted of 8 pieces in total, a stem with...

Feb 2016 Meeting

  The February meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 11th February in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Sean Byrne was the demonstrator for the evening. This was Sean's first time demonstrating. Sean first demonstrated the turning of a fine finial....

Jan 2016 Meeting

  The January meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 14th January in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Members of the Craobh eo chapter gathered in the Old schoolhouse Aghamore on what was a bitterly cold night for their first meeting of 2016. Sean...

Dec 2015 Meeting

  The December meeting of the 2015/2016 year was held on Thurs. 10th December in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Pat O'Malley was our demonstrator for the evening and he decided to turn a Christmas ornament. The Christmas ornament was in three parts which...

Nov 2015 Meeting

  The November meeting of the 2015/2016 year and was held on Thurs. 12th November in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Our demonstrator for the evening was Paul Tant. Paul started by turning a dowel which he sized with an open ring spanner and then he put a...

Oct 2015 Meeting

  This was the second meeting of the 2015/2016 year and was held on Thurs. 8th October in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   It was the first demonstration of the new season with M Wilson holding the attention of all present. Martin was also wired up as...

Sep 2015 Meeting

This was the first meeting of the 2015/2016 year and was our A.G.M. It was held on Thurs. 10th September in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   Craobh Eo chairman Sean Foody chaired the meeting. Sean Byrne stepped down as Secretary and was replaced by Michael...

Jun 2015 Meeting

  The June meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 11th June in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   Martin Wilson was our demonstrator for the last meeting of the year and it turned out to be a lovely evening. He arrived with a 12" by 2" ...

May 2015 Meeting

  The May meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 14th May in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   Our demonstrator for the evening was Willie Creighton who stepped in at short notice to save the day. Willie chose to turn an offcentre table leg...

Apr 2015 Meeting

  The April meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 9th April in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   Our demonstrator for April was Eamonn Brennan who is a relatively new member and this was his first demo. Eamonn chose to turn a footstool and...

Mar 2015 Meeting

  The March meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 12th March in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore.   We were privilaged to have Paul Tant as our demonstrator for March. Paul always adopts a modular approach to turning where pieces can be put...

Feb 2015 meeting

  The February meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 12th February in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Our demonstrator for February was Michael Horkan. This was Michael's first demo and although he has a lot of experience in a different life, he...

Jan 2015 Meeting

  The January meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 8th January in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. This was the first meeting of 2015 and there was a good turnout. Sean Foody was our demonstrator and he choose to turn a twisted lamp. First he...

Dec 2014 Meeting

  The December meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 11th December in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. O'Donnell from Cancer Care West addressed our meeting and brought members up to date on the work of the charity. Members brought woodturned items...

Nov 2014 Meeting

  The November meeting of the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 13th November in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Pat O'Malley was the demonstrator for the evening and chose to make a hand mirror out of cherry. This involved turning a face into which the...

Oct 2014 Meeting

  The October meeting was our A.G.M for the 2014/2015 year was held on Thurs. 9th October in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Craobh Eo chairman Martin Wilson chaired the meeting. This was Martin's last meeting in the chair as he was stepping down after...

Sep 2014 Meeting

Our first meeting of the new year (Sept 2014) was held on Thurs. 11th Sept. in the Craobh Eo Centre in Aghamore. Willie Creighton kindly agreed to demonstrate at short notice as our A.G.M was deferred to Oct. due to our Treasurer not being available Willie warmed up...

Monthly Meeting October 2019

       The next monthly meeting of the CraobhEo Woodturners will take place on Thursday 10th October at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre (Old Schoolhouse)  in Aghamore, Co. Mayo. This will be our A.G.M.Competition piece for October is a  whipping top.   September...

Monthly Meeting Sept 2019

The next monthly meeting of the CraobhEo Woodturners will take place on Thursday 12th September at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore, Co. Mayo.  Competition piece for September is a bowl, max dimensions 4" high by 8" wide, finished on the lathe without...

Monthly Meeting June 2019

The next meeting of the CraobhEo Woodturners will take place on Thursday 13th June at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore, Co. Mayo.  The competition piece for June is a box. .     Monthly Competition Pieces 2018/19November     –   ...

Monthly Meeting May 2019

The next meeting of the CraobhEo Woodturners will take place on Thursday 9th May at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore, Co. Mayo. The competition piece for May is a Laminated Piece With Mixture of Materials.    Monthly Competition Pieces 2018/19 November ...

Monthly Meeting April 2019

  The next meeting of the CraobhEo Woodturners will take place on Thursday 11th April at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore, Co. Mayo. The competition piece for April is a vase.  Monthly Competition Pieces 2018/19 November     –     Pedestal Bowl...

Monthly Meeting March 2019

The next meeting of the CraobhEo woodturners will take place on Thursday 14th March at 20:00 hrs. in the CraobhEo Centre in Aghamore, Co. Mayo. The competition piece for March is a scoop.  Monthly Competition Pieces 2018/19 November     –     Pedestal Bowl December ...

CraobhEo 2019 Annual Seminar

The 2019 Craobheo woodturning seminar will take place on 23rd February 2019 and will be held in the Gateway hotel in Swinford.Cost €60 for day including dinner.Demonstrators will be Liam O'Neill (Galway), and Seamus Cassidy (Meath). Woodturning & Woodworking...

Monthly Meeting February 2019

The next meeting of the CraobhEo Chapter 2019 year will take place on Thursday 14th of February 2019. The meeting will be held as usual at the Old Schoolhouse in Aghamore. New members as always would be most welcome. Members are reminded that the 2019 annual...

Monthly Meeting January 2019

The next meeting of the CraobhEo Chapter 2019 year will take place on Thursday 10th of January 2019. The meeting will be held as usual at the Old Schoolhouse in Aghamore. New members would be most welcome.Members are reminded that the 2019 annual membership is now...

Monthly Meeting December 2018

The next meeting of the CraobhEo Chapter 2018/19 year will take place on Thursday 13th of December 2018.The meeting will be held as usual the Old Schoolhouse in Aghamore. New members would be most welcome. Members are reminded that the 2019 annual membership is now...

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