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COOROORA WOOD & CRAFT
Friday 28th September 8.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 29th September 8.30am - 3.00pm
$2pp under 16yrs free)
Members Woodworking Competitions - School Student Competition - Interclub Competition
Woodworking Demonstrations & Sales
Competitions Entries Display
Timber Milling & Sales
Cooroora Wood and Craft Show is an annual event where the competitions
attracts entries from many regional woodworking clubs and schools. The
quality of the workmanship is of the highest order and all the entries
are on public display during the show. Also on display are entries from
our members in the Cooroora Woodworkers Club competition. Prizes are
awarded in the categories of Novice, Intermediate and Master in a wide
variety of skills including Cabinet Making, Pyrography, Scroll-saw
Work, Carving and Turning. Last year a new section was introduced -
Wood Art to honour the late Keith Beckman who was a founding member of
the club. Expect to see some interesting creations.|
Our club members are always happy to pass on knowledge so visitors are encouraged to ask about techniques, tricks and materials .
Our timber milling team will be milling slabs of local timber on the Lucas mill. The logs, which have been donated to the club, are retrieved by the milling team within the vicinity of Cooroy. After sawing, the slabs are air seasoned for 1 to 2 years and are then available to club members. Many of the fine woodwork items you will see at the show are made from these timbers.
Members are lucky to have access to such fine timbers as Red Cedar, Hoop Pine, Bunya Pine, Mango, Jacarada, Forest Red Gum, Swamp Mahogany, Camphor Laurel and many more. If you are looking for a surfaced slab for an outdoor setting you might find just the right piece here. Or if you are lucky the team may be able to mill a slab to your requirement.