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Welcome to the website of the Segmented Woodturners, a chapter of the American association of woodturners that is dedicated to the education and sharing of information between its 600 members. Our membership consists of people from beginning segmenters to studio artists. Everyone is welcome to join our open and friendly community.
With the help of some great board members, we have lots in store for the next year
If you like what you see, you can begin your membership and get full access to our 10+ year library of information consisting of a gallery of photos and a forum where members questions are answered, information is shared, and project design details are posted.

I encourage you to read my blog post to learn more about what we have in store for you.


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We are always trying to find that right tool, a piece of wood or that video to help us out.
This is the page to Your Place to Find Stuff

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Ribbon Streptohedron It's about 9 " in Diameter the Ribbon is Walnut and Maple and the base is Bolivian Walnut and Maple. BY: Paul Bartlett

Meet the Members


I started woodworking in High School where I turned my first bowl in shop class. I have always had an interest in working with wood. During my working life, I didn’t have much time to pursue my hobby but on occasion, I was able to do some home remodeling which kept my skills honed in using shop tools. Since then, I retired from the Insurance Industry where I worked first as a Safety Engineer in Fire Prevention, then as an Underwriter/Account Manager. Upon retirement, looking for something to pass the time, I returned to my passion of working with wood. I purchased my first major shop tool, a Shopsmith multitool which provided me with a host of variables with which to pursue my interest. The most useful variable was the ability to turn wood on the lathe. I became interested in Segmented woodturning more as a means to conserve wood. Instead of “hogging out” the center of a bowl as wasted wood chips, I learned to build bowls as a layered process by building up the outside walls, in the form of rings, leaving the center of the bowl open, thus saving all of the wood I would have wasted in hollowing out the center. I credit Malcolm Tibbetts Book and DVDs for teaching me the fundamentals of this craft. The added advantage to Se Segmenting allows the creative ability to build decorative designs into the bowls or vessels which allows one to create beautiful designs while allowing for one’s creativity. I reside in Brentwood, California with my wife where I also belong to the Delta Art Gallery and often show my work there.

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Ribbon Streptohedron It’s about 9 ” in Diameter the Ribbon is Walnut and Maple and the base is Bolivian Walnut and Maple. BY: Paul Bartlett

 

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Committees

The board is asking for member help by creating a couple of committees to help collect information and make recommendations to the board:

Symposium group
                Site recommendation

                Programs
                Instant Gallery
                Ideas for improvement
                Content recommendations
                Additional requests from the board          

Forum & Website content
                Recommendations for website changes

                Information for Blog posts
                Recommendations to improve member involvement
                Recommendations to boost membership
                Additional requests from the board
                Additional requests from the webmaster
                Videos for posting on our YouTube Channel
                Help with Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube promotion, postings and improvements

Anyone interested in precipitating in one or more of these committees please send your name, email and phone number to bob_beaupre@segmentetedwoodturners.org

 

Event Calendar

Do you know of a woodturning event that needs publicity? If so, please click the Contact Us link to send us an email with your contact information and the time, place, date and name of the event.

 

Segmentedwoodturners.org is a 501 (c)(3) Organization