Maui's AAW Chapter Club "Unleash your Creativity"

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Dedicated to providing education, information, and organization to those interested in turning wood.

Our next meeting is February Saturday 24th. A live remote demo by world class woodturner Mike Mahoney!
Thank you to everybody that purchased tickets for the Dixie Biggs artwork raffle!! Our big winner was Leo Polo, from Wailuku!!!
Dixie Biggs Artwork
Congratulations Leo Polo on winning this beautiful wall plaque, and a big thank you to Dixie Biggs for donating it to the club to help our educational efforts.
December 8th 2017. We had another great night at the Queen Kaahumanu Center, Maui's largest mall. We promoted the club, the AAW and the fundraiser went great!! Thank you to all the club members that helped!
Turning at the mall
Craig Levken and Emiliano Achaval by the AAW donated lathe at the mall.
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Lots of kids went home happy with a free spin top turned by club members!!
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We were lucky with our Mall location: Center court!!
queen Kaahumanu center
August 25th 2017. The Maui Woodturners Association did a demo and fundraised at the island's largest mall: the Queen Kaahumanu center!! We used our AAW EOG Grant lathe. We are planning on going back in December! You can do your xmas shopping with us!
Portland simposium
Mark your calendars! Pack your bags! The symposium is finally coming back to the west coast for us Hawaiian woodturners!!

We have been awarded the 2017 Educational Opportunity Grant by the American Association of Woodturners! A Nova Teknatool Comet II Lathe with a Nova chuck and full set of tools!! This will help the club with our continuing efforts to educate and promote woodturning in Maui!

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Nova Lathe
Honolulu Symposium
Click on the image for more info about the Honolulu Woodturners Symposium. Club President Emiliano Achaval will be doing his hand chased threads demo.
Australian woodturner Guilio Marcolongo visited Hawaii. We were very fortunate that he had enough time to come to Maui!! He gave us a great demo. Below is some of his work.
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Guilio's work!
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Some of Guilio's new work, he will show us more than one thing on his demo.
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Guilio's offset turning bowl
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Maui’s Chapter Club, for all skill levels. We are here to help you, join us for some great fun with fellow woodturners!!
Discover woodturning

Take a look at the American Association of Woodturners website. It is full of information and now you can join for free for 60 days!! Click on the image above to get started!!

On September 21st 2016, we had a great demo by one of the world's best artist woodturner, Betty Scarpino. The club is living to its expectatios, fulfilling a need for education in Maui. Betty was a great teacher, over 40 years of experiece in woodworking, woodturning, and as former editor of the AAW journal, she is an enciclopedia of knowldege.

Maui Upcountry Fair
One of the world's most famous artist woodturner, Betty Scarpino giving a demo for the Maui Woodturners Association. September 21st 2016.

Ed Romson, Emiliano Achaval, Tomas Vila and Karl Wenger had a great time at the Maui Upcountry Fair, turning spin tops for kids while promoting the club. We were a big atraction, lots of people stopped by to watch, talk story, and kids were waiting in line for their toys!!

Maui Woodturners
Emiliano Achaval and Ed Romson turning tops at the fair. Picture by Tomas Vila, that was also turning. Club member Karl Wenger stopped by for moral support.
Video Source
There is nothing worst than watching a YouTube woodturning video only to find out that "the expert" showing you something knows lees that you! The AAW is watching and approving good quality videos, don't waste your time surfing for online turning videos, click on the image to go to the AAW Video Source. If you are not a member, you can join for free for 60 days!!