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 Mike 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
We had a great meeting in April- a robust Show and Tell and an auction to raise money for a new projector system. Take a look at excellent work of our members.Read More
This unique vessel is a great demonstration of Han Weissflog's ingenuity and craftsmanship.Read More
We had a fantastic workshop performance by Hans Weissflog. Here's the lidded box he is so famous for. So many techniques revealed!Read More
It was an amazing show! Miriam Carpenter gave us a detailed look into how she makes her fantastic feathers. When you first learn these feathers are made of wood and realize how delicate they are, you are very impressed. When you see what goes into their making, the inspiration, the planning, and the execution, you are blown away.Read More
Cleaver Magazine shares “cutting-edge” artwork and literary work from a mix of established and emerging voices. Read Miriam's article and see more of her artwork!Read More
Here is a recap of our Holiday meeting and Pollyanna Exchange. See who got what from whom and learn a little of what went on! Joe Seltzer brought in a few of his favorite weed pots and his interpretation of what a weed pot is.Read More
Feathers are remarkable, especially
when they’re made of wood, like the
feathers made by Miriam Carpenter.
Experienced woodworkers are impressed
by the skill and patience necessary to
make something so delicate.