2014 29 #6
2014: American Woodturner, Vol. 29, No 6
Inside This Issue December 2014 vol 29, no 6
19 Scaling Down for a New Perspective
Small is beautiful! Andrew Potocnik demonstrates how he downsizes some of his larger concepts to create wearable fashion accessories.
22 Bending Alternatives
John Lucas reviews four methods that he uses to bend thin-turned spindles.
25 Compressed Wood Can Expand Your Horizons
An amazing product with many creative possibilities, compressed wood can add new dimensions to your
work, by Malcolm Zander.
30 Christmas from the Sea
Sprightly urchins help keep the spirit of the season alive, by Dennis Belcher.
34 Snowmen on the Move
Scraps and small pieces come together to form a great
project for beginning woodturners, by Tony Kopchinski.
36 Turning and Decorating an Heirloom Ornament
Pat and Karen Miller outline their approach to creating what will surely become treasured holiday ornaments.
41 Building Blocks: Evolution of a Turned Sculpture
From inspiration to final cut, Mark Sfirri reveals the process for turning his massive commemorative sculpture.
46 Finding Your Own Voice: Recorder Maker Adriana Breukink
An intuitive maker/player, Adriana tailors her instruments to the individual musician by creating something unique and special for each customer, by David Fry.
4 From the Editor Joshua Friend
4 President’s Letter Dale Larson
5 AAW’S 29th Annual International Symposium
6 AAW Membership
7 Apply for an AAW Educational Opportunity Grant
7 AAW Board of Directors Election Results
7 Call for Videographers
AAW Symposium 2015
7 Prize Drawing for AAW Members
7 Update Member Profile Information
8 Woodturning Shines at Artistry in Wood Exhibit
8 Chapter Collaborative Challenge (C3) 2015
9 Calendar of Events
10 Book Review In the Realm of Nature: Bob Stocksdale & Kay Sekimachi
13 AAW Chapter’s Tops to Tots Program a Success
14 Nutmeg Woodturners Marks 25th Anniversary
15 Turners Without Borders Visits Wenzhou Special School
15 Call for Entries 2015 Juried Member Exhibit
Pat and Karen Miller
50 Members Gallery: Jerry Johnson, Bruce Berger, John Mydock, Bill Rosener, Corey Anderson, Raymond Puffer, Joy Moss