Scheduling difficulties brought us two Show and Tell’s in a row. But there was plenty of great work by our members and some fantastic pieces from Joe Seltzer’s Collection.Read More
We’re back after a short summer hiatus. Here is what a few of our members have been up to. Photographs by Bruce Quigley and Al McCarty.Read More
Jim Ruocco started off the meeting with three impressive natural edge bowls. And with all of our Show and Tells, the great work didn’t sop there. We saw HOW work, segmented turnings, copper repousse, and some Library Challenges. Check out the turnings…Read More
This new video in the Total Experience series includes a brief AAW message and a useful woodturning tip from Trent Bosch on Drying Wood (TRT 2:22).
Andy DiPietro showed this turned and carved Eastern Red Cedar sculpture he fashioned from a 30 foot log!Read More
Twenty-two woodturners participated the Pollyanna Exchange this year. Given the requirement that it contain a finial we expected lots of ornaments, but we were pleasantly proved wrong!Read More
Avelino visited the Bucks Woodshop in October and presented his take on designing and making finials. It could not be more appropriate since our newly announced 2017 Pollyanna Exchange theme is "Something with a Finial."
Here is one of the many bowls made in response to President Matt Overton's summer challenge: Make a Bowl! Well, did we have bowls- big ones, little ones and everything in between!Read More
Now that Summer has begun to fade, it is time to think about getting back in the shop again. As we start up another year, I would like to share some of the events and plans that we (the Bucks Woodturners board) have set in motion.Read More
Max, a 2017 Windgate ITE International Residency Fellow, stopped by the Hicks Wood Shop in June. He demonstrated how he can turn a piece on a few axes, establish a form, and then hollow, carve and sand to it create one of the pieces for which he's become so well known.
Gil Malave put on quite a display at the Show and Tell in May. He brought an impressive and diverse collection of his recent work. Following suit, so did other members...Read More
Take a look at some recent work by our members! HOW class work from Tom Barnes and Lise Bauman, a beautiful urn by Mike Tanner, new work by John Manura, and a platter honoring Palmer Sharpless.Read More
After our demonstrator couldn't make it, Bill Grumbine stepped up and stopped by the Hicks Woodshop to show us how he uses the skew chisel to turn furniture legs.Read More
The recent passing of our wonderful and talented member, Joyce McCullough, inspired Joe Seltzer to bring in some of Joyce's work from his collection.Read More
Dennis Fuge gave a great demonstration on using metals and resins to enhance turnings, especially those with defects that would otherwise consign them to the firewood pile.Read More
We had a great Show and Tell session at our January meeting. See the presenters and their work in this post!Read More
Another great holiday celebration! This annual tradition of a Pollyanna Exchange and Raffle is always a big hit with our members. Here's Joyce McCullough winning the raffle-Read More
Recent recipient of the Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Award, Jakob Weissflog paid a visit to Michael Kehs' workshop in Quakertown, PA on Tuesday November 8th.Read More
It has been a while since we've had a Show and Tell, and this was worth the wait. In addition to our members usual creativity, we were treated to work from HOW experiences, classes at Bucks, a class by Cynthia Gibson, and some really great pieces from Joe Seltzer's collection.
Speaking of creativity, Andy DiPietro started us off with the latest in his explorations in wood sculpture.Read More