Awards

Supreme Exhibit

Mamaku

Height: 540mm

Texture: Pyrography

Named for the black tree-fern, Mamaku is a musical themed artwork, turned and carved from one piece of Pohutukawa. I added the top/bottom bridges and legs, also from Pohutukawa, and the “strings” are stainless steel wire.

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Bowls

1st
Enigma too

Wood: Jarrah Burl

Length: 230mm

Height: 35mm

Texture: Pyrography

Finish: Oil

 

Turned on one axis to create the outer form then mounted on a faceplate to create the bowl and top edge.

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2nd
Purple Heart Bowl

Solid Purple Heart bowl with Hard Maple inlaid loops.

265 diameter x 100 mm deep.

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3rd
Chasing your Tail

Brown Mallee fruit bowl 

360x320x110mm h 

The inspiration for this piece came from when I went into my woodshed and a family of Geckos had made this burl their home .

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Highly Commended
Chain Link Bowl

Hand crafted whittled chain link bowl which has 129 individual links attached to the frame. Made of Redwood from one solid piece of timber. Initially turned and then the links whittled by hand using knives. Size 280mm wide and 170mm high.

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Highly Commended
Saved

This pohutukawa was discarded by at least 3 other woodturners, riddled with splits I gave it purpose, the inside is rimu with gold wax, width 19cm height 9.5cm.

Finish is satin rattle can.

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Highly Commended
Symbiosis

Symbiosis - the coalescence of two raw elements resulting in an organic, elegant pairing. Simplicity at it’s finest. Timber: Macrocarpa and Poplar Burl. Size: 223mm x 49mm. Finished with Danish Oil.

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Highly Commended
Enigma

Wood: Tawa

Texture: Pyrography with iridescent metallic acrylic paint

Legs: Stainless steel

Multi axis turned.

Length: 185mm

Height: 50mm

Turned on one axis to create the outer form then rotated to create the bowl and top edge.

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Highly Commended
Kiwi Fruit Bowl

Ancient swamp kauri from Northland with paua kiwi inlay with resin. 

Height 7cm, Diameter 24cm

Bowl finish is french polish/shellac

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Domestic Ware

1st
Chess Set

Chess men made from Black Walnut and Hard Maple. Chessboard and box made from Wenge and Hard Maple.

Chessboard 470mm square. Chess box 260mm x 140mm x 120mm.

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2nd
One Up and one Down

Double bowls - one above and one below.

wood - Red Beech Burr

I 370mm, W 185, H 65

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3rd
Hoop Lamp

Totally made from Pinus radiata.  This lamp stands 450mm high and is 360mm diameter. The shade was wet-turned to about 1mm thickness.  The other parts all came from the same log.  Finished with spray lacquer.

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Highly Commended
Pepper Grinder Mill

Wood: Matai.

Diameter: 7cm

Height: 29cm 

Texture: Pyrography Koru & flax weaving pattern with custom made metallic paints. This art piece has just under 1/3 design strip up one side. 

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Furniture

1st
Captains chair

Constructed from NZ grown timber using tapered, wedged mortise & tenon joints glued using hide glue. The backrest is steam bent & laminated black walnut. White oak spindles, wych elm seat pan, white ash legs & stretchers. Finish Osmo PolyX-Oil.

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New Zealand Centre for Fine Woodworking
2nd
Spade handle tables

Elm legs inspired by steam bent spade handles turned green, split on the band saw, steam bent and dried. Walnut tops fitted to the leg angles, wedged & glued. Finished in Osmo PolyX-Oil. Larger table 620x400x550mm high, smaller 750x470x450mm high

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New Zealand Centre for Fine Woodworking
3rd
Stacked

Coffee Table made with a Chestnut base, Elm top and Oak pebbles stacked to a height of 420mm, with the top diameter of 360mm. This has been burnt, brushed and dyed. With a centre dowel for stability.

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New Zealand Centre for Fine Woodworking

Hollow Forms/Vases

1st
Kohuhu 7

Wood: Black Maire

Length: 220mm

Texture: Pyrography
Finish: Iridescent acrylic paint and lacquer, inside oiled.

This is a multi-axis turned and carved artwork made from Black Maire.

The vessel is turned on multiple centres to create a three sided vessel.

 

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2nd
A Stand of Tubes

Six casuarina tubes turned wet and allowed to warp with a finial of nashi pear.

Finished using wire brush, carving, ammonia fuming, oil, wax and paint.

All have a base thickness of about 7mm and height up to 22.5cm.

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3rd
Pear Vase

Turned from Pear wood, lines burnt with pyrograph then textured with a round burr and airbrushed with iridescent paint. Lacquered finish.  135mmdia x 190mm high. Wall thickness 7mm

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Highly Commended
Coloured Pot

This vessel has been dye from the inside out to make the colours make cell like patterns and metallic powders wash down to make it look like it's alive and moving. 

Height 6.5cm

Width 10.5cm

Wall thickness 3mm

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Highly Commended
Dress Casual

Turned and hollowed from a somewhat beaten up piece of Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia).  190mm high. Finished with Rustins Danish oil.

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Lidded Boxes

1st
Voyager 5

Length: 265mm

Inspired by Pacific voyagers, this multi-axis turned piece from Black Maire has turned mast and boom, steam bent and ebonized with indian ink. The sail, turned to about 2mm thick is nicely figured Rimu.

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2nd
Basket Tea

The pot, lid and spout are sycamore with a pyrography basket weave and ball design. The knob is deer antler. The handle is bamboo attached to two small carved lugs. Dimensions 160mm x 90mm high. Finished with lacquer.

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3rd
Pop-up Lid

The lid style on this pretty Yunnan Poplar (Populus yunnanensis) box allows for easy one-handed opening and closing.  Box height 90mm.

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Highly Commended
Steam Rising

Whilst inspired by the freedom of steampunk it also has elements inspired by the TV series Game of Thrones represented on the piece by my impression of leather armour. The wood has been ebonized then highlighted with gilders wax.160x200mm

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Highly Commended
Koru Keeper

Turned on 6 centers with a  hand carved bone Koru

When viewed   the scrolls appear to be moving

Finished with Indian Ink and Gilders paste  Lacquer  

 

 

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Natural

1st
Rolly Bowl

Oregon Maple Burl turned with a rounded base and coloured with multiple layers of spirit dyes.

Diameter 13cm, Height 9cm (at highest)

 

 

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North Shore Woodturners Guild
2nd
Leaves On A Rope 6

Mallee Burl with live or natural edge 

400 x349mm W  x 110 H

I always feel privileged to have been given the opportunity to turn this timber as you never know what lies within.

 

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North Shore Woodturners Guild
3rd
Twins With Leaves

Malle Burl 240x190Wx50mmH 

Turned leaving the natural edge with no visible mounting points 

To further enhance the beauty within a picture frame of miniature leaves have been hand carved then embellished.

    

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North Shore Woodturners Guild
Highly Commended
Cat from Behind

A piece of locally grown American Elm (Ulmus americana) turned wet and then sanded when dry.  Treated with Rustins Danish oil to enhance grain colour and then finished with spray lacquer. 270mm diameter.

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North Shore Woodturners Guild
Highly Commended
Blue Gum Reaching For The Sky

Blue Gum Burl inlayed with copper to the voids which occur when this timber dries  

420 H 140 Dia 

Lacquer  Stain Copper embellishment 

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North Shore Woodturners Guild

Ornamental

1st
Mamaku

Height: 540mm

Texture: Pyrography

Named for the black tree-fern, Mamaku is a musical themed artwork, turned and carved from one piece of Pohutukawa. I added the top/bottom bridges and legs, also from Pohutukawa, and the “strings” are stainless steel wire.

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Carbatec, Joiners Magazine
2nd
The Beginning

Wood  Aspen Poplar. 

Diameter 22.0cm Height 9.5cm

Wall thickness 3.5mm

Texture: Pyrography with iridescent paint. Turned and hand carved from one piece of wood . 

Inspired the New Zealand Koru and river stones that lay throughout our beautiful riverways.

 

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3rd
Nexus 7

Wood: Black Maire
Height: 215mm
Diameter: 175mm
Texture: Pyrography
Finish: Iridescent acrylic paint and lacquer, inside oiled.
Nexus 7 was turned and carved from one piece of Black Maire one of New Zealand's hardest timbers.

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Highly Commended
Karearea strike

NZ Falcon (Karearea) striking a Bellbird. Wood (including falcon's feet & talons) is Macrocarpa. It is 680mm tall x 600mm x 400mm. Feathers textured with pyrography. Birds painted with acrylics. Hung with rod embedded in wing. Completed October 2021.

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Highly Commended
Triclop Alien

Jaskapt is my name.

A mix of Jarrah, Saligna, Kwila, Pine, Totara and a Purple Heart.
Don’t let my 30cm height and gloss exterior fool you,
I’m here for trouble, my eyes are on YOU!

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Highly Commended
Nautilus Shell

Depicting a Nautilus Shell being washed up on a northern beach.

Made from segmented Zebrano (Zebra wood) with a hard Maple base supported on two 6mm brass rods.  210mm long.

 

 

 

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Plates/Platters

1st
Pacific Rim 2

Diameter: 365mm

Turned from a beautiful piece of Jarrah burl, bought back in the late 80’s in Western Australia. Turned to an even thickness of 7mm, apart from the rim, with Haarlem oil finish, pyrography and weaving.

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South Auckland Woodturners Guild
2nd
Kohekohe Plate

The Kohekohe plate has been created from a burr salvaged from a windblown tree washed up on an East Coast beach. A pleasure to create. Diameter is 215mm.

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South Auckland Woodturners Guild
3rd
Totara with Kaikaka and Copper

This Totara tree had a rare disease called kaikaka which looks similar to bug infestation 

The natural occurring holes have been inlayed with copper

340mm Dia 50mm High 

 

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South Auckland Woodturners Guild
Highly Commended
Platter delight

Red Malle Burl Plate/platter  300 x 260 x 35 high

Finished with Danish oil 

The outer rim has been left natural 

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South Auckland Woodturners Guild

Wall Art

1st
Lone Albatross cruising the ever-restless Southern Ocean

Swamp kauri obtained from farmland 40 yrs ago in the Kaipara region.

1600mm x 900mm

 

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Valley Print
2nd
Tui in flight

Representing its beautiful colours in full flight. The patterns on the back and wings represents the movement and displacement of air during flight. Radiata Pine throughout, Lumiere paints, Gilders Paste and clear Acrylic Enamel. Height 557mm.

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3rd
Kea in flight

This Kea has been carved from Totara, painted and sealed.

The backboard has been carved in MDF to represent the Kea's natural habitat 

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Best Novice Woodworker

1st
Stone Meets Wood

Small bowl turned on the lathe from Oamaru Stone, with Matai Wood used to turn the bowl insert and foot. Finishing wax used on the wood features.

Diameter 120mm x Height 65mm

 

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