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What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon are meeting on October 2nd. The program for the evening has not yet been announced.

The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley are meeting on October 2nd. Carl Bodenstein will be demonstrating wood block mounting techniques.

The Seattle Woodturners are meeting on October 9thth. Bonnie Klein will be demonstrating

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Turners Without Borders to China

Turners Without Borders (TWB), an initiative of the AAW, is partnering the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) to present a group of international woodturners to the Chinese public.

Until now only individual international turners have demonstrated in China, so this will be the first time for such an event to be held there. It

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Threading Jig

Bonnie Klein has been a woodturner for many years. In 1986 she designed the Klein Lathe, a forerunner of today’s mini-lathes, which she sold for 20 years. In 1992 she introduced the Klein Threading Jig for cutting threads in wood.

If you were in attendance at the SPSW membership meeting in April 2011 you

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International Woodturning Exchange Auction

Donated turning by Guilio Marcolongo

Internationally renowned artists from the world-wide woodturning community have generously donated their work for an EBay auction to support a unique and exciting International Woodturners Exchange (IWX) program. This will be an unprecedented opportunity to purchase beautiful wood art, while at the same time supporting cultural, educational and inspirational exchange

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Invention and Innovation, Part 2

I often wonder how anything beyond a basic bowl shape was turned twenty years ago or more. There have been a significant number of new tools and jigs invented that allow for an amazing array of designs. Several of those have been demonstrated at SPSW meetings.

Bonnie Klein was our demonstrator at the April membership

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