I often wonder how anything beyond a basic bowl shape was turned twenty years ago or more. There have been a significant number of new tools and jigs invented that allow for an amazing array of designs. Several of those have been demonstrated at SPSW meetings.
Bonnie Klein was our demonstrator at the April membership [...]
The 25th Anniversary Symposium is over. The lineup looked great. Did you go? What demonstrations did you see? What events did you attend? If you were at the AAW Symposium leave a comment below and let us know what your experiences were.
SPSW members, its that time of year for the annual picnic and wood auction. This year the Swiss park is not available to us for the wood auction/picnic and as a result we have found a new place.
This year we will be holding the picnic on Sunday, July 17th at 2:00 p.m. at the [...]
Upon graduation from Boeing, it only took 40 years to achieve graduation, I took up a life of golf and marshalling at our golf course. After a couple of years of this, golf became a not totally fulfilling life experience and being a course marshal reminded me too much of being a manager at Boeing, [...]
Seems like the are many well known artists from the Southwest. There are many types of art – paintings, sculpture, pottery, weavings and wood – that have a Southwest style.
The AAW chapter in Albuquerque also has some great artists. The New Mexico Woodturners was formed in 1992 and now has over 100 members from [...]
The South Puget Sound Woodturners (SPSW) is an active group dedicated to promoting and sharing the art and craft of turning on a lathe. You can be a part of our chapter of the American Association of Woodturners for just $30 per year.
Go to the Join page, print and fill out the membership application [...]
The AAW Symposium being held this month in St. Paul, Minnesota, looks to be an amazing event. If you are planning on attending you may want to download the Symposium Planning Guide. And if you are unable to attend, the planning guide looks like a great overview of what is planned.
A quick look at [...]
For those SPSW members who like to keep up with what is happening at the board meetings, the minutes of the May 31st meeting have been posted. Look under “For Members\Board Minutes\2011\May”
The Segmented Woodturners virtual chapter of the AAW has released the June Club Summary. Here are some of the goings on:
June is membership renewal month and all members will need to renew before June 30th in order to continue to have access to the full site, like the forum, gallery, and links. Renewal is [...]