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Irish Woodturners Guild News

Death of Felix McCoy


It is with great sadness that the IWG have heard of the death of Felix McCoy and offer their condolences to his family. Felix served on the National Executive on different officer positions for many years. Felix died peacefully on June 15th 2021.. Beloved husband of the late Vera predeceased 6 weeks and loving father of Ann (O'Hea) , Celine (Fearon) and Denise (McEntee). Funeral on Thursday in St. Patrick's Church, Keady at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. May Felix rest in peace

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Glenn Lucas Demonstration this Thursday 17th June


The IWG have engaged Glen Lucas for a live tour of his new Teaching Facility in Carlow, followed by a live demo. Details below supplied by Glen. IWG Demo with Glenn Lucas
Thurs 17th June 7.30pm (zoom room opens at 7pm, demo starts at 7.30pm)
Join Zoom Demo - The Traditional Irish Platter
The session will begin with a tour of my new workshop in Co Carlow.
In the live platter demo, I will show how to make an elegant platter.
I will discuss rim design and proportions. I will also discuss cutting up the tree and drying the wood for a stable finished piece.
All the cuts will be shown in great detail along with power sanding and applying the finish.
I look forward to seeing you there.

Code for this session was sent to the membership on Monday night. If you have not received the code please email to check your email details on file

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Free IWG Demonstration for Members


The IWG Executive have lined up Glenn Lucas to do an interactive remote demonstration from his new workshop in Co. Carlow on Thursday 17th June for their members.. The Membership Secretary will be sending out the code to members by email a day or two before the event and so if you are a member make sure you have given you email address. To check that you are on our email list you should have received an email from IWG Executive on Thursday May 27th about the Limerick& District chapter demonstration. .Send an email to with your email address if if are not on the list with your name and membership number.

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Limerick & District Chapter Free Zoom Demonstration 27th May


Building on the success of last month’s demo, The Limerick & District Chapter will host the next instalment of the ‘Live from the Shed’ interactive demo series this Thursday, the 27th of May at 7:30pm.
This month's project will see Kevin J. O’Sullivan turn a Three Corner Pot.. As always, the event is free to attend by clicking the Zoom link below - Feel free to share with anyone who may be interested.

Looking forward to welcoming you on the night,
Limerick & District Woodturners.

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Demonstrations to watch this week


Chestnut Products are delighted to have Kirsty Dalton doing a demonstration on Wednesday 12th May at 7.15pm.
To log in click on this link

Axminster doing live demonstrations on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 3pm

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Free Demonstrations to watch this week


Due to unforeseen circumstances Theo's demos have been cancelled. Record Power have Theo Haralampou – Australia demonstrating on Wednesday 5th May at 00.30 - The Emerging Bowl on Thursday 6th May at 10.30 -The Emerging Bowl.
Record Power have Andrew Hall - England demonstrating on Wednesday 5th May at 10.30 - Embellish, Decorate, Enhance of his Corinthian Helmets, Hats and stands

Axminster Tools live demonstrations every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 3pm

Check the calendar to see how to gain access to these free demonstration

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