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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 2017 Issue


Seam Rippers and Thimbles: A couple of complementary projects that provide useful practice and are fun to do, by Bob Rosand.

Hollowing the Cheat’s Way: Andrew Potocnik takes a different path to achieve an eloquent outcome.

Twisted: A Collaboration of Talents. Working together successfully means leveraging each other’s distinctive genius, by Ed Pretty.

Inlay Techniques for Woodturners: Incorporating inlay can add interest to your work. Janet A. Collins reveals some tips and techniques she uses to get beautiful results.

Boxed Homonyms: They’re the same—only different. Sharon Doughtie playfully reflects a love of wordplay in her work.

The Ins and Outs of Exhibitions: John Beaver shares his insights on getting your work into shows.

Embellishing Turned Objects: Painting. Carving. Texturing. Betty J. Scarpino explores how playing with the many possibilities can lead to inspired work.

Spheres of Influence: Inside an Enduring Collaboration: Nearly half a world apart, Zina Burloiu and Terry Martin nurture their long-standing creative relationship.

Brad Moss: Tasmanian Treasure - With the attitude of a pioneer, Brad works tirelessly to find his own aesthetic and develop a ‘signature’ style, by D Wood.


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