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Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Michael Hosaluk Day Of Demonstration

Wow, what a day! I just spent the past seven hours watching a woodturning demonstration by world renowned woodturner Michael Hosaluk at Lee Valley and boy, my head is just a spinnin’! He showed us so many neat and cool tricks that I was caught between wanting it to end so that I could get […]

Festool Demo At Lee Valley

A friend of mine and I took the opportunity to drop by Lee Valley today to check out their Festool Demo Days. I’m not sure if this was a good idea or not… since coming home I have been poring over their catalogue like a kid before Christmas – “I want dat! I want dat!” […]

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A Day With Bowl Turner Mike Mahoney

I recently had the opportunity to attend a seminar with renowned bowl maker, Mike Mahoney. Mike has been a professional woodturner since 1989 and he specializes in utility items such as salad bowls, plates, and platters. He also creates, and is rightfully identified with, beautiful screw-top urns and natural-edge nesting bowls. This one day seminar […]

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AWA – A Tool Museum In The Making

As an added bonus to the Atlantic Woodworkers Association’s visit to the Window & Door Co. we also had the good fortune to visit a tool museum in the making! As luck would have it Troy’s brother Kevin lives just up the road a bit and he is in the beginning stages of building a […]

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AWA Wooden Window & Door Tour

A few weeks ago the Atlantic Woodworkers were treated to a tour of the Wooden Window & Door Co., located in the small community of Woodville in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. Our host was owner/operator Troy Wood. Yep, you got that right – Troy Wood of Woodville owns and operates the Wooden Window and Door […]

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The Moncton Wood Show 2009

I made a trip to Moncton, New Brunswick this past weekend to attend the 8th Annual Moncton Woodworking Show. Since the cancellation of the Halifax show a couple of years ago this has become an annual trip for me… and always a rewarding one too. Of course, by that I mean that I always find […]

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The AAW 2009 Symposium Exhibits

The highpoint of the American Association of Woodturners Symposium, if there can be anything above what I have already written about , would have to be the exhibits. This is where one gets to get up close to hundreds of woodturnings by the best turners in the world! There were several different exhibits that included […]

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The AAW 2009 Symposium Trade Show

The Trade Shows at the AAW Symposiums are obviously one of the popular spots and here at the 2009 Symposium with almost fifty vendors it was no different. The Trade Show was opened throughout the Symposium which allowed you drop by anytime. As you can imagine it was a hubbub of activity. There were tool […]

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