Dolf Lanting

Dolf Lanting Our passion is to create memorable items from the wide range of both native and exotic timbers available in New Zealand, and to share our skills with others such as yourself. Dolf Lanting A recent photo by Clive Dalton of one of our senior woodturners...

Colin Chung

Colin Chung Our passion is to create memorable items from the wide range of both native and exotic timbers available in New Zealand, and to share our skills with others such as yourself. I got my first taste of wood-turning and carving in a semester’s elective in high...

30 Years of woodcraft

30 Years of woodcraft Our passion is to create memorable items from the wide range of both native and exotic timbers available in New Zealand, and to share our skills with others such as yourself. 30 years of woodworking Many of us have recently had the opportunity to...

Barry Prior – Life member

Barry Prior – Life member Member Feature Barry remembers going to primary school in Hawkes Bay in the 1940’s. There he first made models in plywood followed by a desk in secondary school thus beginning a lifetime interest in wood working. In due course he became...

Jim Kyle

Jim Kyle Member Feature  Jim Kyle – Life Member   Jim doesn’t know much about the origins of the Kyle family in UK but he knows that his Dad came to New Zealand with his parents as a child around four or six years old. Jim thinks that the Kyle family came to...