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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 October 2018 issue



Noise in the Workshop: An Unseen Safety Hazard. With a little knowledge and planning, you can protect the hearing that you have now, by Jeff Chelf.

An Elegant Mortar and Pestle.
A project that combines beauty with long-lasting utility, by Kurt Hertzog.

Life's Not Too Short to Turn Crappy Wood.
Sharp tools and an eye on safety can lead to unexpected and rewarding results, by Marty Kaminsky.

Embracing Natural Defects.
Nine woodturners discuss their approach to working with the eccentricities of "flawed" wood.

Turned Spiral Illusions.
James N. Duxbury uses multiple centers to create intricate layered patterns.

Merryll Saylan: This Is Your Life.
A celebration of everyday experience as reflected through the art of Merryll Saylan, by Glenn Adamson.

Creating Geodes in Wood.
Scott Grove creates a vessel to showcase the beauty within.

Indeco: A Production Turn of Mind.
Made for use: Simplicity, grain, and tasteful design are the only adornments, by D Wood.



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