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 [...]
Our demonstrator for the January meeting is John Hampton
My name is John M. Hampton and I love turning wood. I have spent my life living and working on the West Coast of Washington State. I have been involved in woodworking for many years. In the year 2000 I saw a wooden cowboy hat on [...]
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 [...]
Stephen Hatcher, past President of the South Puget Sound Woodturners chapter of the AAW, has demonstrated widely including 8 symposiums. Stephen has taught numerous week-long classes on woodturning at Arrowmont, Canyon Studios, John C. Campbell, and The Marc Adams School. This month Stephen will present an overview of techniques he uses in the shop to [...]
This month we have another member teaching us. It is always so much fun to have Carol Zandell as our demonstrator. Her whimsy and turning skills combine for an always enlightening and informative experience. – Dan Stromstad
I like to turn small, fun, tricky or just plain weird things on the lathe. As most of [...]
The following message is from Communications Director Bill Wood
OK Folks, Here we go again.
The good Lord willing and the crick don’t rise, and we don’t have snow, ice, and high winds, we will have a meeting this month on Thursday, January 26th.
The doors will open at 6:00 and the festivities will begin [...]