Hi fellow members, We were all treated to a great demo by Lyndal Anthony describing the basics and the details of gouges and scrapers, their angles and their bevels, and how to use them to your advantage to help make turning easy and smooth. His presentation was helpful for beginners … Continue reading
Welcome all the new members! This post reviews what to expect as a member of the Milwaukee Area Woodturners. Newsletter Every month, within a week or so of the meeting, we automatically email links to one or more posts on the MAWT web site. There will always be a letter … Continue reading
Hi fellow MAWT members, Our June 3rd meeting featured Tony Rozendaal demonstrating numerous buffing techniques from pens to bowls. He made it look so easy and fortunately for members sitting in the front row, without a single item flying across the room. Once you master these techniques, your turnings will … Continue reading
Thanks to Andy Sykes, we have an updated photo that we will be using for Turn for Troops….
Thanks to David Drickhamer we have pictures for the May 2019 meeting. A selected sample appear below. See the Gallery page to see a complete list of all the photos that Dave submitted. Thanks Dave!!
To all members: Thanks to Jim Andresen for a great demonstration! With almost what seemed to be half of his work shop in the meeting area, he showed everyone how to cut segments using three different methods, numerous ways to glue and clamp, assemble everything, turn segmented discs only using … Continue reading
Hi fellow members, We were all entertained by Mark Trenier and his UFOs, which is reality were not actual alien vessels but lidded vessels. Mark had a table full of his examples and demonstrated hollowing, lid fitting, using whatever tool works at the moment and explaining how you can never … Continue reading
For our newer members, the Milwaukee Area Woodturners is a chapter of the AAW. The AAW is an international organization of woodturners. As an AAW chapter we receive certain benefits: we purchase our insurance through a group plan sponsored by the AAW. We are insured against personal injury and property … Continue reading
We have developed visual indicators for where we stand to our goal for TFT and Empty Bowls. This initial publication may not be that accurate, but will show what to expect in the future. First – Empty Bowls And – Turn For Troops
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