An exibition of pieces from Craobh Eo Chapter members took place from 22nd Nov. 2016 to 3rd Dec. 2016 in the
County Library Castlebar.
In conjunction with this, a woodturning demo was given by Willie Creighton on the evening of the 30th Nov. in
The demonstration was introduced by Sean Foody, Craobh Eo Chairman who set the scene and talked briefly about
Willie gave a very informative and entertaining demo starting with a spinning top. He spoke about Craobh Eo and
what we were about.
Next he turned a yew budvase which turned out to be very impressive. Throughout he explained the basics of
woodturning, what equipment is needed and showed how the tools are used.
He signed off the evening with a garden dibber made from walnut. See photos below.
There was a nice turnout for the demo and it helped explain what woodturning is all about.
The exibition was well received and helped showcase the abilities of our members who are spread all over the
Thanks to Willie for a lovely demo.
We extend a special thanks to the staff of Mayo County Library for faciliting the demo and exibition. They were
really helpful and worked with us to make it all possible. We really appreciate getting the opportunity to
display our pieces.
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