Click to download 2018 WSQ Competition_Rules&Categories

Click to Download Competition entry form 2018

Items in all categories shall be predominantly made from wood, except for Category G.

A Turned Bowl – Large (Greater than 200mm) Opening must be greater than 50% of maximum diameter and overall height must be less than maximum diameter.

B Turned Bowl – Small (Up to 200mm) Opening must be greater than 50% of maximum diameter and overall height must be less than maximum diameter.

C Turned Platter or Plate Height must not be more than 15% of the diameter.

D Spindle Turning, Vase or Hollowed Form Eligible items include: finials, balustrades (an example of), table lamp stand, lamp stand, legs for a table or chair (an example of), bedpost (an example of), vase or hollowed form.

E Lidded Container (Turned) Any size. Lid may be free, threaded or hinged. Hinges and threads of other materials are allowed.

F Laminated or Segmented Forms (Turned) Solid or Lattice Forms.

G Pens & Pencils Pens or Pencils that are substantially turned from either wood or acrylic material. Pens or pencils may have bands or other features made of wood, non-ferrous metals, acrylic or another material that is turned in the process of producing the pen or pencil. The pen or pencil must be capable of producing writing.

H Identical Pairs or Matching Sets (Turned) Examples include pair of goblets, collection of eggs or fruit, set of coasters, pen & pencil sets, salt & pepper grinders/shakers, etc.

I Article Incorporating Other Work or Materials (Turned) Any size. Includes additional work to enhance the basic turned article. Articles incorporating Other Work may include carving, pyrography, colouring, routing, piercing, scroll sawing, etc., and articles with Other Materials may incorporate metal, leather, plastic, etc.

J Non-Woodturned Items Includes toys, models, non-turned boxes and wood carved items. May also include picture frames, small items of furniture (no dimension to exceed 500 mm), chopping boards, trays, clocks etc. May include woodturning as a minor technique. Items must be substantially made of wood with any mechanical component made of metal, ceramic, etc.

K Woodturned Items from First-Time Entrants (‘Newbies’). Limit of one entry per member. The piece can be of any variety: bowl, vase, platter, pen, etc. The judges will be aware that pieces in this category will be from first-time entrants and will provide written feedback on what they like

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