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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 2018 issue

 

FEATURES

Making an Executive Spin-Top: A stylish but ever-so-distracting desk accessory, by Sam Angelo.

Custom-Turned Housing for a Wireless Speaker Kit:
Small, portable, and wireless—a perfect project to let you enjoy your playlists anywhere, by John Lucas.

Simple Tips for Better Photos:
As in turning wood, it isn’t the equipment so much as the skill in using it that creates great results, by Kurt Hertzog.

Cutting Bowl Blanks from a Tree:
The perfect bowl design starts with a perfect blank; Dale Larson explains how to evaluate your material.

Working with Banksia Pods:
Working with these evergreen seedpods isn’t necessarily easy, but Cindy Drozda shows it’s well worth the effort.

Creative Solution for an Out-of-Round Bowl:
Kevin Neelley shows how adding a filler strip can save the day for a badly warped rough-turned bowl.

Modern Tool Steels and Grinders:
Tom Wirsing explains how changing tool technologies may benefit your woodturning.

Insights on Very Deep Hollowing:
Lyndal Anthony looks at the technical foundations for safe deep-hollowing practices.

Binh Pho – 2018 POP Merit Award Recipient:
He was a skilled master, a talented, generous artist, and an influential teacher worthy of this prestigious award.


 

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