Spindle Turning and Beyond w/Graeme Priddle & Melissa Engler- All-day demo

  • 13 Aug 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Willamette Carpenters Training Center, 4222 NE 158TH Ave, Portland, OR 97230-4906.


Registration is closed

Note: This event is sponsored by NWWT and Cascade Woodturners.  The event open to NWWT, Cascade, and Vancouver club members.  All can register and pay for the event here.

For those who cannot make the hands-on class, Graeme and Melissa will demonstrate how to turn, cut & carve spindle turnings and apply surface embellishment using woodburning and various carving techniques to create surface textures. The demo will cover, basic turning techniques, tool selection and sharpening, wood selection, texturing, carving, finishing techniques, design and influences and safety.


Graeme Priddle has over 20 years experience in the woodworking field, best known for his sculptural turnings/carvings reflecting his life and environments in Northland, New Zealand. He has won numerous awards for his work, which has been exhibited widely in New Zealand, UK, Japan, Taiwan, France, Germany, U.S.A and Canada. 

Graeme and Melissa have been demonstrating together with Graeme covering the turning aspects and Melissa focusing on the design, sculptural and embellishment aspects.   

For more info visit www.graemepriddle.com and www.melissaengler.com      








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