American Woodturner

The award-winning American Woodturner journal is a premier benefit of membership in the AAW. Published bimonthly, it offers inspiration, education, information, and organization to members of the woodturning community and those who aspire to turn wood. The publication serves amateur and professional woodturners, broadly ranging in age, skill level, and interests, and seeks to attract more youth and women members. Its content encompasses all woodturning-related information, and includes instructional material, feature stories, process articles, artist retrospectives, and profiles of innovative turners.

Features Inside the February 2020 issue

Your Move! Turn a Chess Set
Checkmate! Mike Peace shares his methods and ideas for turning quality chess pieces.

Chess Set Gallery
Need design inspiration for your next chess set? A gallery of examples by various makers is sure to spark your imagination.

Using a Router at the Lathe
Learn how to bring the versatility of the router to the lathe. John Lucas shows how to get consistent results safely.

Neck Pain and the Woodturner
Dr. Rich Foa explains the mechanics of neck pain for the layperson. Sidebar with strategies for relief at the lathe, by Robin McIntyre.

Variations on a Theme: Embellishing a Wide-Rimmed Bowl
Embrace the turned wooden bowl as a canvas for embellishment. Marty Kaminsky offers ideas to get started.

The Big Churn
Keith Gotschall parlays details of an outsized commission into valuable insights on turning large.

Century Porch Post: A Turn for the Better
A family affair! D Wood shares the success story of an architectural production shop.

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