June Demonstrator – Fred Abeles

Fred was born and raised in Seattle, graduated from Seattle’s Queen Anne High School, attended the University of Washington and studied professional photography at Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California. He has been married to his wonderful wife Donna for 53 years, has two sons Kevin and Ken and is a grandparent […]

New AAW Policy on Fractal Burning

The AAW has posted this information on its website at woodturning.org

The AAW and Board value your chapter’s continued collaboration and support.

In the spirit of sharing, this Chapter Bulletin is intended to notify you and your chapter about two important AAW policy initiatives: a) a policy on fractal burning (also known as “Lichtenberg […]

Discover Woodturning

The AAW has developed a a new online learning portal to introduce the art and craft of woodturning to the general public. The portal enable people to learn about woodturning, its origins, appeal and how to get started. There is information on wood essentials, safety and shop tips as well as access to a large […]

What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon will be meeting on June 1st. Lloyd Johnson will be discussing the trends in segmented woodturning.

The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley are meeting on June 1st. The topic for the evening is jigs and members are encouraged to bring their own jigs to share your design.

The […]

May Demonstrator – Eric Lofstrom

Eric Lofstrom, has been a SPSW chapter member since 2002. Eric will be demonstrating how to turn a Square-Ripple Bowl. Eric is a woodturning artist, demonstrator, passionate teacher and private instructor who is excited about the creative process and exploring the quest for clean forms and “pure” curves. Eric enjoys turning all styles of pieces […]