The Inland Northwest Woodturners will be meeting on September 1st. Agenda was not set yet, but may include finials, Christmas ornaments or finishes.
The Seattle Woodturners meeting on September 8th will feature Avelino Samuel, a turner from St. John in the Virgin Islands. He has been creating wood art for more than 25 years using [...]
The Woodturning Cruise is underway and Woodturning Design Magazine has been posting photos everyday on their Facebook page. If you want to see some of the incredible views and the woodturning activities onboard, check out their posts.
Your SPSW Board of Directors thought it would be a good project to come up with a Chapter Challenge entry for the next AAW Symposium in June 2012. Bill Bender and Mike Hughes have already volunteered to start coming up with ideas for the project, but they also want contributions from all club members who [...]
I started woodturning in 1986 after witnessing a few turners demonstrating at the Bellevue Craft show. The first five years was just a compulsive effort trying to learn tools, sharpening, design, etc.; starting with bowls,, then hollow forms, then boxes, and a variety of other shapes and disciplines. Along the way, I was fortunate to [...]
The Northeast Florida Woodturners Association (Jaxturners) have posted videos of their latest meeting demonstration. In this demonstration Bob Hunt starts with a discussion of turning safety, sandpaper and techniques for sanding deep hollow forms.
Here is the first of the four videos. You can see them all on the Jaxturners YouTube Channel.
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Northwest Washington Woodturners is pleased to announce A DAY WITH DOUGLAS FISHER on October 22 in Anacortes, WA. We invite you to join us and share in this informative day. Douglas will be discussing and demonstrating the details of how he creates his unique turned sculptures. [...]
The SPSW is going to participate in this year’s Garfield Street Fair in Parkland. We are in desperate need of people to help. We will be turning pens at this event. If you have any spare time on August 20th we can use your help. We also need help with mini lathes, turning tools and [...]
SPSW Membership Chairman Jarred Hoffpauir provides this report on new members:
New members in June are as follows
Brian Bassett from Puyallup Lisle Young from Buckley Greg Dunn from Gig Harbor Jim Powers from Gig Harbor
Additionally in July Mr. Larry Rydberg is officially the first person to pay his 2012 dues!
New members from [...]