He makes it look so easy, but as Mark St. Leger breezes through the process, you realize, “man you gotta have some skill to pull this off!” Photos courtesy of Al McCarty and Ward StevensRead More
Michael Kehs, long time Bucks Woodturner, gave us a three for one demonstration. He shared with us his take on bud vases made from Cedar trees, how to make a Saffron Box, and some quick texturing ideas.Read More
There were so many great pieces and any one of them would grab your attention, but this one by Michael Kehs was pretty astounding. Please don’t stop here, there was something for every taste and category.Read More
Bud Hohlfeld shared his techniques and design ideas on how to make a pleasing hollow form at February’s meeting. Read more…Read More
If you were unable to attend our January meeting, you missed a really good demonstration by Mike Sorge. Mike has a refreshingly different approach to turning.Read More
It was another exciting meeting with prizes and surprises! There were lots of examples of great craftsmanship from new and experienced turners all in the form of lidded vessels. See who won big money, and take a look at what our members made. Photos were taken by Bruce Quigley and Ward Stevens.Read More
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