Maui Woodturners Association

Club Members

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A historic picture!! Maui Woodturners Association founding Members!! February 2016

We have all skill levels at our club. From masters woodturners, beginners, and intermediate. Below each member has provided us some pictures of their work. For more pictures check our photo gallery

Maui Woodturners Association Club Members:

Vice President
Craig Lekven: He is Maui Woodturners Association Vice President. A talented turner and lots good organizational skills.
Hollow Form
Craig's Hollow form. 7 inches tall and 4 wide. Monkeypod wood.
Wayne Omura
Wayne Omura: Wayne is our Treasurer. Another Master Woodturner. He specializes in translucent Island Norfolk Pines.
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A beautiful translucent pine bowl made by Wayne Omura
Makawao Turner
Emiliano Achaval. Emiliano was voted as first President of The Maui Woodturners Association. He is known for his Maui Koa bowls. To know more about him check: www.hawaiiankoaturner.com
Kuoho Calabash
Hawaiian Koa Ku'oho Calabash, by Emiliano Achaval
Karl Wenger: Karl is one of Maui’s premier cabinet makers and woodworker. He is starting to turn on his Nova Lathe. His knowledge makes him a great asset to the club. (Picture coming soon)
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Mango, Koa and Camphor bowls. Nice work Karl!
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Bob Escobar: Bob and his wife Kathleen are accomplished woodworkers. Woodturning compliments their great work. Bob's has great knwoledge about working with wood in general. They are a great asset to the club.
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Kathleen Escobar: Kathleen and her husband Bob are both founding members of the MWA.
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Andy Cole: Andy is without a doubt one of Hawaii’s most well know turners. He was our first off island demo. We are very lucky to have him as a member. He's now a board of directors of the AAW.
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Macadamia Nut tree nested Bowl set. Andy’s signature work.
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Richard Blue he enjoys working on his lathe making small to medium projects. Always helpful and he has an almost perfect attendance record!
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Beautiful box with embellished top by Richard Blue
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Sebastian is the recipient of our "loan a lathe" program. Most of us only wish we got started in woodturning at such a young age! He makes some beautiful projects on the loaned lathe.
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Life Member
Honorary Lifetime Member of the Maui Woodturners Association: Betty Scarpino. One of the world's best and most famous woodturners. It's a privilege to have her as a club member
Betty Scarpino Artwork
Artwork by Betty Scarpino, from the series "Altered Plates"