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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 2018 issue



Just Wing It! Fly along with Richard Dlugo as he demonstrates how to turn a flock of whimsical, stylized birds.

The Ins and Outs of Piercing: Visual and tactile effects that can enrich and dramatize your work, by Malcolm Zander.

A Look at Negative Space:
Wood artist Malcolm Zander explores the emptiness inside.

Experimenting with Colored Epoxy: Don’t hide the flaws—highlight them—with sparks of color and interest, by Jay Hockenberry.

New Horizons: A “Challenging” Exhibition - “Known” wood artists depart from their usual styles to explore unfamiliar creative territory, by Jerry Johnson, Jim Christiansen, Ron Gerton, and Jim Swift.

Wedge Mandrel: Charlie Wortman develops an ingenious solution to a vexing problem.

In Royal Company:The Artistic Career of Nick Agar - Wildly inventive yet balanced, Nick Agar knows when to push the envelope… and when to stop, by Michael McMillan.


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