Awards

Bowls

1st
Koru
Stephen
Petterson

Shallow Bowl in traditional Koru design, made from Wenge and Maple. 250mm diameter and 80mm high.

Design inspired by artist Gordon Walters.

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2nd
Lambton Worm
Emma
James-Ries

This is a rolled edge bowl made from Poplar, with a pyrography embellishment. The imagery was inspired by the English tale of 'The Lambton Worm'. The Dragon and Fish have been subtly coloured with Gilders metallic paste and it is finished with the Beall Buffing System.  WxH 250mm x 80mm

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3rd
Iron Clad
Troy
Grimwood

Oak bowl carved, textured and painted with rust paint. Inspiration for this piece was drawn from the iron clad ships of the American Civil War.  135mm Diameter, 105mm High

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Highly Commended
Sunburst
Mike
Peckham

Sweet chestnut 300mm x 40mm deep. Turned then router jig used. Eight coats laquer. Buffed with EEE.

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Aussie Charm
Troy
Grimwood

Flowering Gum Burl - 420mm Diameter, 90mm High. A decorative bowl with three carved feet on the base.

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Boxes

1st
Veneered Box
Kerry
Snell

A Rimu burr veneered Art Deco styled box with various other species of timber veneer and bone inlay. Solid brass hardware. Size 280 x 280 x 85mm high.

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2nd
Shōga Bamboo
John
McKenzie

A traditional ginger jar shaped, pet cremation urn. Made from Macrocarpa with pyrographic detail. The box stands 150mm high and is 120mm in diameter at its widest point.  Concept and design inspired by Bill Clark and acknowledges his work. 

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3rd
Wabi-Sabi
John
McKenzie

A trifoot Asian style pet ashes keepsake urn. Turned from Macrocarpa with basket weave style pyrography and apple burl “Torii gate” cross piece.  The box stands 130mm x 120mm wide.  Concept and design inspired by Troy Grimwood and exhibited with his permission. 

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Highly Commended
Olive Box
Dick
Veitch

This Commissionaire style box is adapted from a Chris Stott design.  Here made from olive wood, possibly a tree planted by Logan Campbell in 1880, 140 mm high, finished with wax.

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Turquoise box
Julie
Gannaway

Dyed ash lidded box with black finial and trim. Finial has 3 captive rings. Diameter 13cm Height 28cm.

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Domestic Ware

1st
Spiral Vase
Ray
Scott

Segmented spiral vase using purple heart, wenge, maple, rosewood and sapele. Finished in Fishies Lacquer and polished using the Beall system.  Rim dia 270, base dia 90 and overall height is 200 mm.

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2nd
Squirrel Nut Bowl
Pepi
Waite

Wood Turned. Bowl Blackwood. Acorn Macrocarpa. Squirrel Blackwood. Approximate sizes. Bowl size diameter 30 cm x height 8 cm. Acorn size diameter 30 cm x height 26 cm. Squirrel length 10 cm x height 8cm. Finished with Cellulose Lacquer, EEE Wax,  Old Bucks Wax and Acrylic red paint. Acorn has been hollowed

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3rd
Caratacos Knot
Neil
Joynt

Caratacos is an original male Celtic name, Derived from the Celtic element car meaning "love". This was the name of a 1st-century British chieftain who rebelled against Roman rule. I have chosen this name to show the strong male influence in the design of this 3 piece writing gift set. The timber used is NZ Rewarewa with NZ Tanekaha. The hardware is 24cart gold and Rodium. The display box is Rose wood.

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Highly Commended
Lidded Yarn Bowl
Pepi
Waite

Wood - Pohutukawa, Macrocarpa, Kauri, Rimu. Cat decoration. Approximate size  Diameter 85 cm Height 25 cm. Finish - Danish Oil

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Hollow Forms/Vases

1st
Pot
Graeme
McIntyre

Turned from Copper Beech, lines burnt with pyrograph, textured with a round burr and airbrushed with Golden acrylic paint  165mmdia x 215 high. Finally finished with lacquer.

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2nd
Young Puriri
Garry
Jones

This vessel is made from a young Puriri tree, native to New Zealand, it shows some of the sap wood in white that contrasts with the natural dark brown of the main tree

This is 150mm x 90mm

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3rd
Turned under form
Garry
Jones

This piece is made from Rewarewa and has a deep turn under to show off the beauty of the wood.

It is150mm x 65mm.

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Skytower
Jack
Armstrong

Widest dimensions: Base = 110mm (hollow Taiwan cherry inverted vortex shape); hollow form = 120mm (spalted maple), ring around hollow form = 120mm (Kauri). Height = 495mm.  Spindle and finial are Gardenia with Tasmanian blackwood connections at top and bottom of hollow form. Spindle, finial, and connectors colored with Baroque antique gold guilders paste. Skytower is made from eight separately turned pieces.

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Purple Gloss
John
Young

Purpleheart with Macrocarpa and Rimu Finial.  Acrylics. Finished with Danish oil and Carnauba wax.  175mm wide, 210mm high. 

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Natural

1st
Beneath the crust
Michael
Walker

Evoking earth’s movement. Flowing volcanic curves. Beneath thin crust, magma voids wait to erupt forth. Carved feet symbolise tectonic movement. Timber: Apricot. Approximately: 175 mm diameter x 160 mm height.

 

 

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2nd
Blackfeet
Jack
Armstrong

Jacaranda natural-edge bowl with three black (pyrography) feet. Widest diameter is 200mm by 100mm height. Natural edge is 20-50mm wide and deeply undercut to the bowl wall (3mm thickness).

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3rd
Sad Silkworms
Dick
Veitch

A natural-edged bowl of mulberry wood 280 mm diameter - with apologies to the excluded silkworms.

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Roly #16
Troy
Grimwood

Silver Birch Burl - 155mm Diameter, 100mm High. A natural edged burl with a round bottom. 3mm thick turned green and left to distort leaving it with a beautiful leathery texture.

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Ornamental

1st
Nexus 5
Robbie
Graham

Nexus 5 finished. Wood: Black Maire. Height: 240 mm. Diameter:180 mm. Texture: Pyrography with iridescent acrylic paint.

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2nd
Tui
Wayne
Herbert

Tui sculpture is 580mm high, carved from Tupelo wood. Brass/epoxy legs, glass eyes, individual feathers burned using pyrography pens and painted with Acrylic paint. Magnolia base and drift wood stand.

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3rd
Chalice 2
Robbie
Graham

Wood: Rhododendron. Height: 355mm. Diameter: 115mm. Texture: Pyrography with iridescent acrylic paint. This art piece was turned on two axes with the centre of the legs carved out.

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Ragged 8
Robbie
Graham

Wood: 100 year old Olive. Height: 275mm. Diameter: 125mm. Turned and carved. This is number 8 in this series, which I started around 2007.

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Leaves 3
Robbie
Graham

Wood: Matai. Diameter: 200 mm. Height: 70 mm. Texture: Pyrography with iridescent paint. This art piece is Turned and carved. 

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Plates/Platters

1st
Wenge Platter
Ray
Scott

Wenge platter with maple inlay. Finished in Fishies Lacquer and polished using the Beall system.  Dimensions 400 x 40.

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2nd
Forged in Fire
Jim
Lowe

 I also produce smooth shiny bowls and platters, but enjoy  exploring textures. This cracked & barky piece of Fastigata could well handle the abuse I dished out to it!  Carved, burned, sandblasted. Danish oil. W. 360mm 

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3rd
Depths of Geldingadalir
Michael
Walker

Crusted rock, deceptively cool. Molten heat radiates underneath. A connection of elemental power with the beauty of natural timber. Timber: Heart Rimu. Size: 445 mm diameter x 56 mm height.

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Inlaid Rim Platter
Kevin
Buchanan

Tasmanian Blackwood platter with Kauri, Puriri, Casuarina Burr and Milliput epoxy putty inlay. Finished with Kaureem wax. 340mm x 50mm

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Best Novice Woodworker

1st
Shōga Bamboo
John
McKenzie

A traditional ginger jar shaped, pet cremation urn. Made from Macrocarpa with pyrographic detail. The box stands 150mm high and is 120mm in diameter at its widest point.  Concept and design inspired by Bill Clark and acknowledges his work. 

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2nd
Lambton Worm
Emma
James-Ries

This is a rolled edge bowl made from Poplar, with a pyrography embellishment. The imagery was inspired by the English tale of 'The Lambton Worm'. The Dragon and Fish have been subtly coloured with Gilders metallic paste and it is finished with the Beall Buffing System.  WxH 250mm x 80mm

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Supreme Exhibit

Nexus 5
Robbie
Graham

Nexus 5 finished. Wood: Black Maire. Height: 240 mm. Diameter:180 mm. Texture: Pyrography with iridescent acrylic paint.

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