Demos, Classes & Events
Claude is available to teach or demonstrate basic or advanced woodturning techniques. He has award winning experience and is available for your group or for one-on-one sessions.
He is located in Canterbury, NH. Travel arrangements possible.
Claude started turning in 2008 and has turned pens, bottle stoppers, pendants, cupcakes, spheres, bowls from green and dry wood. He also turns segmented bowls and vessels. Claude also enjoys teaching woodturning at a local woodworking school.
One of his segmented bowls titled "striped Leopard" was selected at a Granite State Wood Turners jury competition to represent the club at the 2011, "Turning 25" AAW symposium in St. Paul Minn. Claude admitted it was an honor and privilege.
He won "Best in Wood Turning" in the League of NH Craftsmen's "Living With Crafts Exhibit" at their Annual Sunapee Craft Fair four years in a row. All were for segmented constructed vessels. His most recent award was at the League’s new exhibit “Arts, Crafts and Design” 2019 for the vase “Blue Diamond”.
Claude has written several Journal articles for the Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers and was featured on the cover of the Winter 2011 - Vol 3 No 2 issue. The most recent article, can be found in Anniversary Issue of the Guild Journal, Spring 2019-Iusse N0.28 featuring “Blue Diamond”.
Claude is a Past President of the Guild of NH Woodworkers and currently serves on it’s Steering Committee. Claude is also Past President and current member of the Granite State Wood Turners, a member of the AAW and a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen.