Lancaster Area Woodturners

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania's Woodturning Resource

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

Great Project Idea

Great Project Idea

I saw this link in an email today and thought it would be a great project to share, coming from Kurt Hertzog’s article featured in the AAW monthly. Enjoy! PROJECT: An Elegant Mortar and Pestle

Some Good Videos to See

Some Good Videos to See

I found these few videos indirectly through the latest AAW newsletter. I’m always in awe that woodturning has been around so long, and to see methods used in days before Jet, Robust or Powermatic is fascinating! Actually, the video on woodturning in Germany in 1926 could be a demo in any of our shops today…Enjoy!

Old Website

Old Website

It has been reported that some folks, while Googling for this website’s URL, have been directed to the old LAW website. Note that the old website does not exist, and if you see that LAW home page, you are either looking at a version stored on your computer from a few years back or looking

Check out our videos – Coffee Hours, Shop Tours, Wood Stashes and More!

Check out our videos – Coffee Hours, Shop Tours, Wood Stashes and More!

Hey Woodturners – don’t forget to check out the ever-increasing library of videos posted on our website! Great information, provocative discourse and quality videography by our resident video tech – John Kelsey! Send us your ideas for future Coffee Hours, and if you are not able to join the Hour due to work conflicts, let’s