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.

Where to find us in 2019.

Wootons of Whenhaston 5th May.

Hadleigh Show 18th May

Helmingham Spring plant fair

26th May

Ely Art unequaled 1st / 2nd June

Euston Rural pastimes 9th June

Westleton Barrel fair 18th August 

Helmingham Autumn plant fair

15th September 

Ickworth Craft fair 5th / 6th Oct.

Ely Art unequaled 2nd / 3rd Nov.

 

This website was last updated on              the 05/04/2019

 

Aerial view of the Orwell bridge

CLUB NEWS AND INFORMATION

5th April 2019.

Our president Peter Taylor BEM, announced at the Carlyn Lindsay demostration evening, that he has decided to move into a retirement home in Woodbridge. He would welcome visitors. More information to follow when Peter has moved in and settled.

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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