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Wanted - Rose Engine

A Rose Engine Lathe
Any condition considered.
Please contact Peter Lyons
00442891453099 land line
00447711933053 mob
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Improvisations on the Theme of an Irish Wall


A sculptural installation by twenty International and Irish wood artists

Participating in the Wood Art Collaboration: Michael Brolly USA, Christian Delhon France, Sharon Doughtie USA, Art Liestman Canada, Mark Sanger England, Neil Turner Australia, Jacques Vesery USA, Louise Hibbert Wales, Brendan Hogg Ire, Brid O’Halloran Ire, Ambrose O’Halloran Ire, John Lee Ire, Xiang Dong Wang China, Glenn Lucas Ire, Roger Bennett Ire, Emmet Kane Ire, Liam Flynn Ire, Alan Meredith Ire, Cillian Ó Súilleabháin Ire, Adam Doran Ire, Liam O’Neill Ire, Terry Martin Australia



  • See photos taken by Harry Reid of the making of the wall in my workshop from 31st May-6th June 2013 with 22 artists, carvers, furniture makers, turners from around the globe here
  • Hear an interview by Eleanor Flegg, on RTE Lyric FM Culture File with furniture maker, Cillian Ó’Súilleabháin broadcast on Tues 17th June 2013
  • Visit the wall in the VISUAL art gallery in Carlow until 7th Sept 2013
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Journal 65 Delayed


Journal 65 Delayed

Many of you will have been expecting the Summer Journal in the post over the last week or two. Unfortunately it has been delayed by a combination of factors, but should hopefully be in the post to members by around the 26th June. My apologies to members and I hope it is worth the extra wait.

Rich Varney
Journal Editor

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Join the IWG Today !!!


Become an IWG Member today at our specicial mid year introductory rate. An individual member gives you all the benifits of usual membership, access to Chapter and National events, and a copy of the quarterly Journal. Family membership , for a little more gives all members of your familyfull  membership.


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Craft Fest Northwest - Woodturning Masterclass 15th June 2013


Craft Fest Northwest is a festival held each year in County Sligo celebrating craft in the region. The general aim of the festival is to engage the public in the crafts and workshops demonstrations and group events will take place throughout the month of June. As part of Craftfest we are delighted to present a Masterclass with renowned bowl maker Glenn Lucas. Glenn will be appearing at the Factory Theater in Sligo town on Saturday the 15th June. There will be three demos on the day at 12 o clock,1 o clock and 2 o clock. Entry to each demonstration is €5 and you will be entered into a raffle to win one of Glenns bowls at the end of each demo. All proceeds from the day go to North West Hospice. Tickets can be bought on the day or in advance by calling Matt Jones on 0857217063

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Ulster Chapter One Day Seminar - June 8th 2013


The Ulster Chpater one day Seminar will be held on 8th June from 09:30 till 17:00 at the Wood Shed

The cost is £40:00 per person including lunch and refreshments.

Open competition of five catagories

Demontrator Phil Irons Please Note demonstrator is now Mark Sanger.

See the Chaper site for details

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