Melfort keeps in touch April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

It is our lucky today. Al Jardine has sent in an update of the Melfort turning group.


Turners Stan and Leroy
Proof to all that we can do more than eat cookies.

Vase turned and burned by Leroy
Clock turned by Stan
Green ash bowl turned by Al
Wheat sheaves turned and burned by Ken

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