Jimmy Clewes

Clewes Demo Poster
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Coming March 19, 2016, 9am to 4pm
Northwest Washington Woodturners 7th annual All Day Demo will feature Jimmy Clewes. Originally hailing from England, Jimmy now calls Las Vegas, Nevada home. He learned his craft in his homeland and is a Registered Professional Woodturner, a distinction only available to woodturners in England who offer a professional service to the public, and whose work, prior to admission, has been approved by competent assessors as being of good quality and meeting the standards of The Worshipful Company of Turners of London. Jimmy demonstrates and teaches woodturning worldwide. Now we too can enjoy a day of learning with Jimmy as he shares his signature works, designs and techniques. Jimmy will be emphasizing design and form as well as technique plus demonstrating his approach to color and surface embellishment. His demos are fast paced and lively……full of energy and FUN!!! Be sure to be present on March 19!

Register early and save! Through January 21 registration is $45. After January 21 registration is $55. Registration deadline is March 17. Registration fee includes a delicious deli lunch, snacks and beverages. Location: Anacortes First Baptist Church, Anacortes, WA. See the poster more information, or email Donna Holmquist at registration@nwwwt.org.

Take one of the following actions to register:

  1. Signup and pay at the March 17th meeting at Hillcrest Lodge in Mount Vernon. Payment is required at time of registration.
  2. Click here to buy tickets online.

In addition to the demo, there are also two classes being taught by Jimmy.

  • Scorched Ash BowlFriday, March 18, 2016 9 AM – 4 PM
    SOLD OUT Contact registration@nwwwt.org to be placed on the wait list.
    From start to finish learn and refine the many techniques and design components that go into this bowl. You’ll learn how to successfully create a continuous curve, a fitted maple lid with a slight turned over rim, scorching and texturing the bowl to emphasize the grain, coloring the lid, creating a simple handle to compliment the simple curve of the bowl all taught with techniques successfully used by Jimmy and accessible to woodturners of any experience level.
  • African Drum-style Box with Argentium InlaySunday, March 20, 2016 9 AM – 4 PM
    Learn a tried and trusted method for fitting a box lid, along with successfully creating a continuous curve, inlaying argentium (sterling silver) into an ebony box lid, hollowing end grain, and considering the aesthetics and design of the box’s shape and form. Woodturners from beginners to advanced are welcome in this class.

Click here to register for classes online.

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