New AAW Policy on Fractal Burning

The AAW has posted this information on its website at woodturning.org

The AAW and Board value your chapter’s continued collaboration and support.

In the spirit of sharing, this Chapter Bulletin is intended to notify you and your chapter about two important AAW policy initiatives: a) a policy on fractal burning (also known as “Lichtenberg […]

January Demonstrator – Andy Firpo

Andy Firpo will be giving the second half of his Safety Presentation. Those of you who attended the first session at our August meeting will remember that it was probably the best interactive program we have had in a long time. Andy does a fantastic job and I promise that you will thoroughly enjoy the […]

Another Reminder

You may have seen this video already, but it is a good reminder to practice safety whenever turning, especially green wood.

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First Issue of Woodturning Fundamentals

The AAW has kicked off a new opt-in program called Woodturning Fundamentals. The intent is to provide a source for basic skills and techniques in the months when the American Woodturner magazine is not published. This new program is available to any AAW member.

The first issue was recently delivered to the subscribers and there […]

Carving Accident

This account and image of an horrific injury resulting from careless use of a rotary carver was forwarded to many woodworking clubs. We have posted it here also to make sure as many people as possible have seen it to emphasize that safety comes first. The original author has provided his permission to re-post.

The […]