For the first time since January, we had an event that was not affected by the weather! Unless some members may have been mowing lawns or out on the golf course. Mark Trenier demonstrated making birdhouse ornaments. It’s always a pleasure to have Mark demo – both for the good … Continue reading
Total Experience Video: PPE with Lauren Zenreich AAW Total Experience Woodturning Tip: Lauren Zenreich, Personal Protection Equipment for Woodturners from AAW on Vimeo.
This tip on Protecting Wood from Chuck Jaws is by Bill Fordney. It comes from the Woodturning Chatter section of the October 2012 issue of American Woodturner. Click here to read the tip. This tip is also posted to the Resources page under the Club tab on this website.
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The webmaster is in the process of adding a new page that records the history of special events. Therefore, he is asking for any photos from the following special events that members may be willing to share: Bihn Pho – 2015 Nick Cook – 2014 Alan Lacer – 2013 Lyle … Continue reading
Over the weekend of April 14 and 15, 2018, our club hosted Michael Gibson as featured demonstrator and hands-on instructor. Michael is known for his teapots. On Saturday he demonstrated turning a teapot and on Sunday, at the hands-on session, we learned about making good form on our woodturnings. We … Continue reading
Identification beads for Beads of Courage Bowls will be available from Tony Rozendaal again this year. The beads are $1.25 each, which what they cost Tony. He expects them to first be available at the May meeting. Reminder – Beads of Courage bowls must be identified as “Beads of Courage” … Continue reading
The AAW is currently running the following promotions to encourage membership in the national organization: Guest membership – No Charge – By signing up for a complimentary Guest membership, you can have limited access to a sampling of AAW resources for a full 60 days.You’ll be able to explore what the AAW … Continue reading
This article, “Kiln for Drying Wood,” by Larry Zubke, originally appeared in the June 2013 issue of American Woodturner. In this article, Larry explains how he built a drying kiln to speed up the drying process and improve the odds of successfully preserving wood blanks using a small chest freezer.
This new video in the Total Experience series includes a brief AAW message and a useful woodturning tip from Trent Bosch on Drying Wood (TRT 2:22). AAW Total Experience Woodturning Tip: Trent Bosch on drying wood from AAW on Vimeo.