Paul began woodturning January 2003, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was not interested in turning anything but hollow forms. Though both his mentors strongly suggested he start with something easier, all he wanted to do, really, was hollow forms. The problem was, there were no hollowing tools he liked. George and Lee, his mentors, invented [...]
Larry has been turning since 2007, when, by chance, a wooden ship model needed a turned mast and some balusters. Never having turned, he picked up a small lathe, a couple of books, and a few DVD’s on woodturning. He attended a Woodturners of Olympia meeting and got hooked on the instant gratification of throwing [...]
Looking to see a demonstration by one of the top artists in woodturning? How about an all-day hands-on workshop?
The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild is hosting Binh Pho on April 12th, 13th, and 14th, 2013. This is a tremendous opportunity to meet a world class turner and to learn his innovative techniques and skills in [...]
According to an article in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Stephen Hatcher, past president of the SPSW, and a regular demonstrator at SPSW meetings, has been selected by the National Park Service to be an Artist in Residence at Denali National Park and Preserve for the 2013 season. Two visual artists and one writer were selected [...]
We have a fantastic all day demo scheduled for Friday, May 4th, beginning at 9:00. The demonstrator is Dixie Biggs.
Dixie Biggs lives in Gainesville, Florida, and has been a full-time studio woodturner/artist since 1989. Having a background in biology from the University of Florida and a love of gardening, much of her [...]
So the creator of this video calls himself the Crazy Canadian. And if you watch any his videos you would probably agree. I assume that living in the far North drives a person to be creative and he certainly is.
I do not recommend that anyone try this, but at least you know that it [...]
Joel Hunnicutt is professional woodturner from Siler City, N.C and a member of the Piedmont Triad Woodturners Association chapter of the AAW.
Joel is a self-taught woodturner who creates segmented vessels and focuses on their shape and color. Earlier pieces tended to use multiple species to obtain the desired colors but his more recent [...]
Thanks to Turners Cabin for sharing this video on their Facebook page about Virgil Leih and his love of wood and large scale turning.
How long have you been turning and what interested you in wood turning to start with? I have been turning since January 2002. I saw a demonstration at the Sumner Woodworker Store on how to turn a pen & letter opener set and couldn’t believe how fast a finished product could come from a [...]