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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 April 2019 issue


A Kit Is a Kit Is a Kit, Right? Not all kits are created equal, but Jon Magill shows how to select the one that fits your turning style.

The Sensational Skew, Simplified Simpler, yes.
But there are some rules to learn—and then there’s practice and more practice, by Jim Echter.

On Demonstrating -
A veteran demonstrator shares entertaining anecdotes and practical advice for newcomers and old hands alike, by Richard Raffan.

A Cubic Muse: Evolution of a Concept
- Jerry Johnson reveals the inner musings that fueled his creativity.

The Steps of a Dance
- Inspiration and Process Lead to Organic Forms For Alain Mailland, creativity comes from the heart, but he makes and builds from the mind.

Micro-Urn Ornaments
- A unique and elegant way to honor loved ones, by Ron Gerton.

New Directions in Wood: The Creative Style of Jeanne Douphrate
- In fewer than five years, she has established herself in the field of woodturning with a remarkable record of achievement, by J. Paul Fennell.


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