2016 Competition Award Photos
Design Originality : Material selection : Suitability for purpose ; 30
Centre of interest : Proportion: Balance : Marrying of
surfaces : Line : Bead placement : Life of piece :
Strength : Hidden balasts.
Workmanship Evidence of good tool technique : Juxtaposition of 30
Surfaces : Grain alignment : Precise definition of details :
Smooth profiles : Turning to minimise sanding :
Identicality of like pieces : Appropriate filling of defects.
Difficulty Large objects : Difficult wood : Assembly of components : 20
Uniformly fine glue joints : Unique chucking needs :
Delicate pieces : Thinking out the achievement of the
concept : Fractured wood : Turning through a small orifice.
Finish Absence of sanding marks: Appropriate finish 20
consistently and evenly applied (absence of runs, marks,
patchiness) : Dust free : Finishing inside vessels :
Pleasing feel : Absence of 'orange peel' on sprayed pieces.