August Demonstrator – John Howard

Like so many of us, John Howard had a decades long break between being introduced to woodturning in high school wood shop classes and taking it up again. In the interim, he completed a Biology degree, served 5-years in the Army, and had a long career as a teacher dean of instruction, first at Portland […]

A Great Read

As a woodturner I like to learn skills and techniques from others, whether it be in-person demonstrations, videos, books or articles. Always looking for a good woodturning magazine I found […]

March Demonstrator – Donald Derry

Donald Derry was born in 1956 in Othello, Washington and educated at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. His works are in many collections throughout the USA. He has exhibited extensively and has won numerous awards. Don is a member of the AAW and demonstrated at the AAW National Symposiums in 2004 in Orlando, Florida […]

What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon are meeting on February 6th. Jim Hall will be demonstrating carving.

The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley are meeting on February 6th. The program for the evening has not yet been announced.

The Southwest Idaho Woodturners are meeting on February 11th. The meeting will feature Aaron Cornell demonstrating […]

Doctor’s Woodshop Finish

In the SPSW store we carry many of the commonly used items for woodturners. One of those products is Doctor’s Woodshop Walnut Oil and Wax woodturning finish. This is a patented product that is food-safe.

Mike Meridith, the Doctor of Doctor’s woodshop, has a video explaining the finish and how to apply it:

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