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Coffee Hour & Malcolm Zander

Coffee Hour & Malcolm Zander

On December 16, 2021, we were honored to have Malcolm Zander join our Coffee Hour for two whole hours, where he discussed his amazing piercing processes and his special relationship with Binh Pho. Unfortunately, we were not able to video capture the event due to broadcast regulations, but as we move into 2022, we will

AAW Webinar on Zoom and Hardware/Software Configuration

AAW Webinar on Zoom and Hardware/Software Configuration

LAW Treasurer and Zoom Master John Kelsey recently participated in an AAW sponsored webinar that covered how woodturning clubs have used remote meeting software and readily available hardware to sail through pandemic shutdowns. This portion is John’s contribution to the webinar. Very interesting and genuinely worth your time watching, you’ll hear tips and tricks that

David Ellsworth

David Ellsworth

Though this announcement was made in March, it’s finally coming to the top of the in-box here at the sprawling global headquarters of Lancaster Area Woodturners: former Pennsylvanian, good friend and turner extraordinaire David Ellsworth is being awarded the Smithsonian Visionary Award in October. Our words cannot do Mr. Ellsworth justice for his commitment and

A Great Thursday, March 4

A Great Thursday, March 4

Yesterday, the 4th, was a great day for LAW woodturners. Mike Peace, of Mike Peace Woodturning joined the weekly coffee hour to discuss turning chess pieces. Check out our Coffee Hour Posting for Week 47 to see Mike’s amazing contribution, and do not miss his outstanding collection of videos posted on YouTube. Later in the

Wood Burning Handle & Tips

Wood Burning Handle & Tips

During February’s monthly meeting, we discussed briefly various tools, etc. as we wrapped up the meeting. I mentioned that I had picked up a pyrography pen that came with tips from Aliexpress. The link is below. My Detail Master Sabre uses a 1/4″ phone jack, which was an easy replacement from the jack that comes

AAW Renewal Time

AAW Renewal Time

2020 was a difficult year for many of us as we all know friends or family directly affected by COVID, either through contracting the virus and/or by workplaces being shuttered – but surely the isolation also has hit many very hard. It is more important now than ever to stay part of a community, and