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.