Suffolk Mid-Coastal Woodturners
Suffolk Mid-Coastal Woodturners   

         From Standing tree to                    outstanding furniture.

   Lodge Farm, Laxfield Road.

    DENNINGTON. IP13 8AR

  01728 440040 or 07982392579

    www.treeincarnated.co.uk

   mail@treeincarnated.co.uk

Suppliers of locally sourced, air dried timber. Many hardwood species available. Pre cut blanks available or board selection.

Machining service available on request.

 

 

This website was last updated on              the 22/11/2019

Aerial view of the Orwell bridge

CLUB NEWS AND INFORMATION

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS.

For details of membership costs and benefits please click this link.  membership

MEMBERS DISCOUNT

Axminster have finished the Club discount scheme from the Woodturning section of their catalogue.

They have replaced it with a discount of 5%, from most of their catalogue, to Club members who wish to make use of the scheme.

 To obtain the discount place your order with Don, as he still has the club account, and you can get your 5% off. He can also arrange for the order to be delivered to your home address.

 

 HEALTH AND SAFETY

 For your information about health matters relating to the toxisity of wood, the HSE have published a document outlining the dangers and medical side effects when using wood. The document can be viewed at  www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wis30.pdf

FRACTAL WOODBURNING.

Fractal woodburning is a process of applying high voltage electricity through treated wood. the figures produced are commonly called Lichtenberg figures or Fractal burns.

The AWGB have published their policy against the use of this technique, following a recent fatality in the UK.

The problem with Fractal or Lichtenberg pyrography is that it is dangerous, and there are no safety standards published for the process.

The AWGB recommend that this technique is NOT practised.

See AWGB website for more information.

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