American Woodturner

The award-winning American Woodturner journal is a premier benefit of membership in the AAW. Published bimonthly, it offers inspiration, education, information, and organization to members of the woodturning community and those who aspire to turn wood. The publication serves amateur and professional woodturners, broadly ranging in age, skill level, and interests, and seeks to attract more youth and women members. Its content encompasses all woodturning-related information, and includes instructional material, feature stories, process articles, artist retrospectives, and profiles of innovative turners.

Features Inside the August 2021 issue

  • A New Approach to a Simple Plate: The simple delight of well-made sushi is equaled by a serving plate of uncomplicated design, by Terry Martin.

  • Turn a Triangular Bowl: Michael Hamilton-Clark shares how he arrived at a turned three-sided bowl.

  • Shopmade Texturing Tool: Make your own texturing tool using carving burrs and rotary-tool cutters, by John Lucas.

  • Thinking Outside the Bowl: Ted Beebe shares his methods of making oblong (or odd shaped) bowls.

  • Working With Water-Soluble Dye: Learn the basics of this easy-to-use, non-toxic colorant, by Dennis Belcher.



  • “Segmented” Epoxy Forms: Gershon Elber shares how to use epoxy to create surprising visual effects.

  • A Thermed Three-Legged Stool: Therming is not new, but Brian Horais provides a good introductory project using the concept.
        
  • Dancing Orb - An Inspired Design: A turned and carved sculpture inspired by an image of a dancing Shiva, by Andrew Potocnik.

  • Ena Dubnoff - In Good Form: With a career in architecture behind her, Ena Dubnoff brings good form to her designs in wood, by D Wood.




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