This month’s featured demonstrator is on Robin Costelle who will be one of the symposium’s featured demonstrators.  Robin has been a long time member of our chapter, is a frequent contributor on our forum and has become a popular demonstrator at our past symposiums for his high energy presentations and wide variety of skills. Robin […]

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I’ve been a member of Segmented Woodturners since the beginning after attending the first Symposium at Mark Adams.  I started turning in 2000 and did flat work building clocks as well.  I was in such a quandary for a while, if I was building clocks I wasn’t turning and visa versa.  I didn’t want to […]

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Hi, my name is Hal Gorss. I’m 63 this year and retired 2 years now. I started woodturning forty-some years ago while I was in college when someone offered me a 6” wood lathe.  I am a graduate of California Polytechnic University, Pomona, Calif. with a degree in manufacturing engineering. After graduation I worked for […]

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Curt Theobald

We are very fortunate to have Curt Theobald attending the St. Louis Symposium as a featured demonstrator in October.   Curt has had a lifelong interest in wood and made the plunge as a full time studio artist in 2002.  Since that time Curt has been making a significant impact on the segmented woodturning community.  This […]

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Are you going to the AAW symposium in Portland?  If you are, I hope to see on Thursday evening at 7PM for our Annual meeting.  Its a great opportunity to meet face to face.  Get your questions answered about our chapter, the upcoming symposium, and have an engaging discussion about the future of our craft. […]

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I live in Anaheim California. I started turning on an old ShopSmith in the early seventies, then when I retired in 1995 I found a part-time job at The Wood Workers Club as a turning instructor and shop monitor.  At the same time, I started taking woodworking classes at Cerritos College the local community college.  […]

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I first was introduced to woodturning in 7th grade by the industrial arts teacher, as they were called back then. Mr Tobias turned some beautiful bowls to show us and I was hooked. During that year I made the usual what-not’s learning to turn. Fast forward to 10th grade I turned a 15 in. diameter […]

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Pete Marken

Pete is well known for his precision designs and flawless finishes.  These areas of expertise will be the focus of his demonstrations in St. Louis.  Pete will show attendees his precision jig for ring centering and alignment.  In another rotation, Pete will share the multistep process he uses for accomplishing the high quality finish he […]

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  We are fortunate to have Bob Behnke join us for the second time in St. Louis.  His past presentations at the Boston segmenting symposium and at the AAW national symposium were extremely informative and well received.  The vast majority of segmenters use Titebond glue in our every day work but you really understand its […]

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Malcolm Tibbetts

If you have been involved in segmented Turning for any length of time you are familiar with the name Malcolm Tibbetts.  Malcolm’s book The Art of Segmented Turning  and his many instructional DVD’s have taught and inspired most segmenters for the past 15 years.   Anyone involved in segmenting continues to be inspired by the complex […]

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