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The award-winning American Woodturner journal is a premier benefit of membership in the AAW.  Published bimonthly, it is dedicated to providing education, information, and organization to those interested in woodturning.



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Inside the June 2016 Issue


    Turn a Shawl Ring and Pin: Bob Rosand creates a classic decorative fashion accessory.

    Multiaxis Tablet Stand: A personal electronics table prop that doubles as an artful sculptural piece, by Larry Sefton.

    Customized Center Punch: Customize an off-the-shelf center punch to give it a comfortable grip and classic style, by Joe Larese.

    A Lathe-Turned Drum Set: “These babies really roar!” Woodturner and drummer Jeff Salter turns a five-drum kit that rocks the house!

    Concepts for a Woodturner’s Guitar: Explore the possibilities of a lathe-turned guitar, by Bernie Hrytzak.

    In Search of Big Trees: A production woodturner, Mike Mahoney spends his off-time finding and documenting champion trees.

    Turning Wood: It Does Grow on Trees - Jim Finley outlines the challenges to forest sustainability and how we can help with conservation.

    Turned and Sculpted: Wood Art from the Collection of Arthur and Jane Mason - A gift of woodturnings forms the basis of a historically significant collection at the Georgia Museum of Art, by Betty J. Scarpino.

    Helga Winter: The Vocabulary of Experience - Helga Winter's curiosity and strong desire for discovery inform her playful and colorful creations, by Betty J. Scarpino.

    Post-Millennial Standout: Herishegesan Sripathmanathan - Improvisation and a leap of faith help this novice woodturner create standout work, by David M. Fry.


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