Hi fellow MAWT member, Of all of the remote demonstrators we have watched, Harvey Meyer has to be the best. He is an excellent turner, a great presenter and a skilled videographer. Almost 50 members watched an informative demonstration on turning a simple yet elegant vessel. Even if you never … Continue reading
You can download the tutorial for Harvey Meyer’s Pedestal Box below.
Hi fellow members, We had an excellent demonstration Monday night as Kevin Seigworth explained how to keep your lathe tools sharp. Whether you are a novice or an expert, nothing beats a sharp tool to make turning easier and more enjoyable. His simple yet detailed explanations were extremely helpful to … Continue reading
The August Gallery of Picture is show below. If you are not attending meetings in person and would like your work to be shared in the gallery, send a high resolution picture to Tom Hipsak and we will make sure it is included in a monthly posting.
Hi everyone; Ron referred to Empty Bowls in his monthly letter. I’ve been making a few (actually) several bowls recently for Empty Bowls and thought I would share a bit. The following is my opinion and process and is not intended to be the only way to do things. First, … Continue reading
You can view the August Meeting Video, including Kevin Seigworth’s sharpening demonstration on the MAWT Website – Click Here.
If you were unable to attend the July 2021 meeting, either in person or as part of the Zoom stream, it is now posted on the web site for your viewing pleasure. Click here.
July President’s Letter Hi fellow MAWT members, We were finally able to host our first in-person meeting at Woodcraft for the July presentation. Tony Rozendaal demonstrated an ingenious lathe attachment that allows you to cut threads and also turn spheres. Working in the intellectual property field, I am always interested … Continue reading
Here are some on-line resources for turning spheres: The jig I was using is a Chef Ware Kits EZ-Jig. Click here for the link. For the “octagon” method of roughing out a sphere, this blog post by Keith Larrett, gives the method with slightly higher precision than I did And, … Continue reading
This is a reminder that the AAW Virtual Symposium is this Weekend. See details here: https://www.woodturner.org/Woodturner/2021-Virtual-Symposium/2021-Virtual-Symposium-Home.aspx If you can’t attend this weekend, the demonstrations will be available through August 8th. The cost for the symposium is $45 for AAW members and $60 for non-members.