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 […]

July Meeting – Woodturning Panel Discussion

Our panel consists of chapter members who will be facilitating an open discussion covering woodturning topics. Chapter members Dan Stromstad, Roy Lane, Carol Zandel, Brad Huseby, Bob Sievers and *Pat McCart have over 60 years of combined woodturning experience and tricks they have learned at the lathe. Topics could consist of techniques, tools, methods, safety, […]

What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon will be meeting on July 6th. Tania Radda a wood artist from Scottsdale, AZ, will be demonstrating the use of Cold-Bend™ hardwood.

The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley are meeting on July 6th. Frank Hutchison will be discussing and demonstrating the basics of good sanding.

The Mid-Columbia Woodturners […]

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 […]

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 […]