2015: American Woodturner, Vol. 30, No 4
Inside This Issue August 2015 vol 30, no 4
Avoiding Cracks in Bowls and Hollow Forms
Wood moves! David Ellsworth discusses the dynamics of wood and moisture.
When Good Wood Cracks
Creative ways to address cracks when they occur, by Dennis Belcher.
Make a Simple Duplication Template
Kalia Kliban demonstrates a safe, non-marring, duplication technique for copying bowl and spindle shapes.
Shopmade Burning-Wire Tool
Make your own burning-wire tool with custom-turned handles and a steel guitar string, by Jim Duxbury.
Turning and Carving Architectural Acorns
Beth Ireland describes how to create this lasting symbol of strength and prosperity.
Turn an Acorn Box
A project with a unique look and lots of room for creativity, by Dennis Paullus.
Portable, Human-Powered Lathe Brings Woodturning to the Dominican
Two turners, some bicycle parts, and a lot of ingenuity make a world of difference for disadvantaged children, by Scott Lewis.
Craft and Art: the Expressive Realm of Beth Ireland
An artistic life lived in the fertile realms of inclusiveness and creativity, by Betty Scarpino.
Book Review: Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Today Is Tomorrow
An artist, sculptor, and dancer, Taeuber-Arp fused geometric abstraction with fine and applied arts in her turned marionettes, by David M. Fry.