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.

“Unleash & Inspire your creativity”

Hands on participants
From L to R: Wayne Omura, Terry Murphy, Emiliano Achaval, Dixie Biggs, Troy Ching, Craig Lekven and Bill McBride. Maui Woodturners Assn. first hands on workshop participants!! Super fun and amazing workshop by one of the world's best artists: Dixie Biggs.

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
Our next meeting is Monday June 12th. Australian World Famous Woodturner Guilio Marcolongo is coming to Maui! This is a meeting you don't want to miss!
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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!!

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!!
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Don't miss the 31st annual AAW simposium in Kansas City! June 22-25 at the Kansas City Convention Center.