As a reminder, all individuals with AAW memberships that are current as of December 31, 2018, will be eligible for the annual drawing of a Powermatic 3520C lathe. That winner will also have the honor of naming a chapter to receive either a JET 1642 or five JET mini-lathes.The drawing … Continue reading
For the last few years, the AAW has offered a number of scholarships to AAW members who are AAW club participants. Based on the size of our club, MAWT is allowed to nominate one member for this scholarship. The scholarships are either to the John C. Campbell Folk School or … Continue reading
AAW is delighted to introduce its newest Vision 2020 initiative – Demonstrator Direct, an easy-to-use, online tool designed to help facilitate connections between AAW chapters and demonstrators. With Demonstrator Direct, your chapter can find registered demonstrators by name, location, experience level, and presentation topics. Your chapter can get demonstrator information … Continue reading
Are you an AAW member? If so, you qualify to participate in the national organization by voting for the board members that you feel best represent you. The AAW Board of Directors and Nominating Committee are pleased to announce the following six candidates are running for the AAW Board. Listed … Continue reading
A brief AAW message and important information about biomechanics, stance, and posture, featuring Eric Lofstrom (TRT 5:56) AAW Total Experience Woodturning tip: Eric Lofstron from AAW on Vimeo.
Symposium The 2018 AAW Symposium is held later this month in Portland, Oregon. Whether or not you plan to attend the Portland Symposium, you may find the Planning Guide to be interesting. Announcing 2019 AAW Board of Directors Candidates On behalf of the AAW Nominating Committee Chair, Kathleen Duncan, and … 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.
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.