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American Woodturner

six issues annually, packed with woodturning articles, projects, tips, and techniques. Plus, a digital library of past issues with a searchable, online index.

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Woodturning FUNdamentals

six digital issues annually, filled with projects, tips, videos, and information on tools and techniques to build basic skills.

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Non-member price: $26.94

Safety for Woodturners

64-page digital book helps you build strong skills at the lathe while encouraging safe woodturning practices.

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Non-member price for printed book: $14.95

Teacher's Guide: Pen Manufacture Enterprise

a 31-page guide by Kip W. Christensen, PhD from a unit he teaches as part of a technology education course in manufacturing materials and processes.

Free with membership

Non-member price for printed book: $29.95

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The essential reference tool for the woodturner's shop! Written primarily for a beginner audience. Will help turners of all levels be more successful.

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    AAW Honorary Lifetime Member, Giles Gilson, Passes Away

    Giles Gilson died January 20, 2015, at his home in Schenectady, New York. An AAW member since 1986, Giles was awarded a POP Fellowship Award in 2006 and earned the distinction of Honorary Lifetime Member in 2009.

    It always hurts when you lose a very close friend, especially when he was a brother in the arts. And when that friend was also a true icon in your field, it stings. (Photo: Terry Martin)

    Video: World Wood Day 2014

    • Washington, D.C. thanks to Mike Hou and the World Wood Foundation. (TRT 2:50) WatchLearn more.



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