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dennis wake06/05/2010 22:57:31
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hi All
    i have just joined the teaside woodturning club. and just in time as well as the next demmo night is on the 19th and it is by Andrew hall the hat man. they are saying he is going to turn a greek carinthian helmet. for those that like me dident know what this was here is a link >hats . i am looking forward to it here isa link to his sit>here. has any one seen Andrew demonstrat befor.
steve h07/05/2010 12:39:45
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Hi Dennis,
I am not a turner but was fortunate enough to see Andrew turning his hats at the Harrogate Wood Working show.
Absolutely facinating to watch and you can virtually see the wood shrink as it dries out after he has turned a hat.
I was introduced to him by a very kind gent, (i forget his name now), who I spent the entire day with (went alone), who I must thank  him again for introducing me to a whole host of extremely talented people. (household names to most of you guys I bet?)
Maybe sometime in the future I will have a go at turning.
Alan T.09/05/2010 17:14:52
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Hi Dennis.  Some people have all the luck. Good on you.   Cheers   Alan T.
Mark Sutton11/05/2010 18:42:19
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Hi Dennis
Lucky you, i had heard of the gentleman, i hope you enjoy the demonstration
dennis wake01/06/2010 18:50:04
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hi ALL
    the demmo from Andrew was well worth going to he prodused a greek helmet and stand . he also added 2 lots of wood for the lucky winner to have a go there self and one of the prizes went no other than our site member SAD SAM. i met up with him at the club and will hopfuly se the outcome of his hat on this site. well done for winning Sam ( i was only one out but hey).
Sparky02/06/2010 17:06:42
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That's great news all went well Dennis, its also nice to hear of another member winning something........some of the prizes given out from here go to others that we never get to see or hear of again.........
Perhaps your time will come next time
Thanks for sharing mate.
Sam02/06/2010 22:28:13
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You lucky person you . I had heard of him mentioned at Yandles . Apparently he made a stetson at the show . He turned it one day , paper thin and put a rubber band around it . . The next day the rubber band had pulled the 2 sides up to give the cowboy look .  
Make the most of it buddy as I am he will have some great techniques to pick up 
dennis wake02/06/2010 23:53:18
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hi all
 i have atempted the hat my self but posted it on a nother posting.

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