Hi fellow MAWT members, If you signed into the March Zoom meeting, you saw a great demonstration by Rebecca DeGroot. Rebecca is an art teacher from Texas and also a nationally-known woodturning demonstrator. She explained in detail how to make one of her signature “walking bowls”, from the initial bowl … Continue reading
The Board of the AAW has decided to cancel the in-person Symposium which was scheduled to be held in Omaha, NE July 15-18, 2021. In place of the in person Symposium, there will be a virtual Symposium. This is scheduled for July 17-18. We will provide more information (or links … Continue reading
For the past couple years, the Milwaukee Area Woodturners has participated in the local Woodworking Show. Like many events, an in-person show will not be held in 2021. However, like many other events, there will be a virtual event every weekend in March, beginning this weekend! There is a fee … Continue reading
Rebecca DeGroot recommended Saburrtooth burrs for power carving. She also passed along the discount code YMT for a 10% discount if ordering from the Saburrtooth Website. (YMT stands for “You Made That” – a podcast which she participates in (https://toppodcast.com/podcast_feeds/you-made-that/)
After the demonstration last Monday evening, Rebecca DeGroot very kindly provided a file with her instructions for creating a walking bowl. You can view it or download it here –> https://mawturners.com/wp-content/files/Walking_Bowl_Instructions.pdf The file will also appear on the Resources Page in the web site.
The February Demonstration by Jerry Tackes is now on the Website at https://www.mawturners.com/virtual-demonstrations/
Here is the latest COVID Policy Update from the MAWT Board:
At the meeting on February 1, Dave Drickhamer spoke about the 2020 result for Turn for Troops. The Milwaukee Woodcraft store officially has 1555 pens for 2020, which made them the second highest with the number of pens turned in of all the Woodcraft stores in the USA. Dave referred … Continue reading
Thanks to Jerry Tackes for presenting a great online demonstration on Monday, February 1. We had some issues getting the correct meeting invitation out, but at one time I saw 39 participants, which is about the most we have ever had. We’re hoping to have a recording of the meeting … Continue reading
Tom Hipsak has put together a virtual gallery for February. Thanks Tom!!