Lancaster Area Woodturners

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania’s Woodturning Resource

Please Make a Wig Stand!

Please Make a Wig Stand!

Turners, we’re looking to contribute as many wig stands as possible to the Barshinger Cancer Center early in April. We’ve included some guidelines below courtesy of the South Auckland, New Zealand Woodturners to help you get started. Note the importance of the proper finish to use, as wigs will often be stored damp or wet.

Yellowstone…

Yellowstone…

Is it just me, or did anyone else see Sam Angelo, the Montana-based Wyoming Woodturner on the season finale of Yellowstone? Something about protecting the hardwood stands from the planned airport? Go Sam! But seriously, Sam’s YouTube channel is must-see TV, and we encourage doing some binge-watching when you can now that Yellowstone is done

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

Mike Peace Woodturning Videos

Mike Peace Woodturning Videos

Mike Peace Woodturning – YouTube is a solid gold mine of instructions and fun banter about woodturning techniques and woodturning tools, and a great way to pass time as an occasional member of LAW’s Coffee Hours shows how his southern charm can create magic between the headstock and the tailpost! Mike Peace is the ‘Garrison

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

Printable Circle Divider Site

Printable Circle Divider Site

I was wandering around the web last night, looking for some pulley-to-pulley ratio calculators, and I found a great circle index calculator that could be helpful lining up basket illusion bowls or creating your own index wheel for other projects. It makes circles with increments or ticks of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9,