Category Archives: Wood Working Interest

Concept Sketching links

Paul Budvietas/ March 21, 2019/ Furniture, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Concept Sketching Links and help The role of sketching in the design process https://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-role-of-sketching-in-the-design-process–psd-153 Software for furniture design https://windowsreport.com/furniture-design-software/ https://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/advanced/sketch-up Video on Proportion https://www.woodmagazine.com/video/how-to-proportion-objects-pleasing-to-the-eye Idea of perspective https://www.deviantart.com/markcrilley/art/Intro-to-Perspective-1-2-and-3-Point-284448942?q=gallery:markcrilley/188939&qo=4 Sketching Concept how to lesson Ideas of sketching to design https://au.phaidon.com/agenda/design/articles/2014/february/26/the-sketches-that-became-a-furniture-collection/ Design info on a chair https://www.woodmagazine.com/must-have-measurements-for-comfortable-seating

Design Process in furniture making

Paul Budvietas/ March 10, 2019/ Furniture, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Design Process in furniture making Define the Specifications  Create a brief by questioning what it is your building who is it for? What challenges do you want to make in it? Research Read magazines, look at the web find out what has been done before use these to redefine the brief. Brainstorm Conceptualize Draw pictures of the concept you have.

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Neil Turner 5th April 2019

Paul Budvietas/ March 8, 2019/ Guild News, Segmented Turning, Turning, Wood Working Interest/ 0 comments

Two demonstrations starting 1:30pm and 7:00pm Cost to attend: Afternoon NAW members $25; Non-NAW members $55 Evening NAW members $20; Non-NAW members $40 All three NAW members $30; Non-NAW members $75 Afternoon. Afternoon: Sphere Turning A sphere between centres, and the use of templates to help during the turning process. A fantastic canvas to carve on: spiral patterns, coral forms,

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Kawerau Woodskills Competition 2018

Paul Budvietas/ October 27, 2018/ Guild News, Turning, Wood Working Interest/ 1 comments

Congratulations to our entries in the 2018 Kawerau Wood skills competition. This year we had two winners from our guild Frances Germain and Mike Walker jr. Frances who has been only turning for 6 months won the novice wood turners section and Mike got runner up in the artistic turners section. It is a positive that the guild has a

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