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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 […]

April Demonstrator – Michael Poirier

Michael will be demonstrating how to combine a bit of segmented turning with turning a coffee mug from rings instead of the tradition staves as shown in the cup instructions. It will be a start to almost finished cup with the use of swap outs as the project progresses to minimize actual turning time or […]

SPSW Members in the News

Former SPSW President Dan Stromstad and member Dennis Johnson are featured in an article in the Tacoma News Tribune. Great story of friendship, giving, courage and overcoming disabilities.

A friendship strengthened through adversity, crafted with a lathe

February Demonstrator – Carl Jacobson

Carl started woodworking with his grandfather as a young boy. He continued woodworking through high school, and started woodturning after seeing a turned project in a friends shop. Some of his fondest memories are working with his grandfather in his wood shop. Being able to share our passion for woodworking, ties it all together.

Carl […]

January Demonstrator – Jay Shepard

When you are a starving artist, and don’t care for the starving part, what do you do? Get a job. So, while continuing to pursue his passion for creating art, Jay worked for the Washington State Department of Ecology – focusing on another one of his passions, the environment. At Ecology, he participated in the […]