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 […]

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Originally from Brooklyn NY, currently living in Calera Alabama about 25 miles south of Birmingham. Retired from the automotive manufacturing industry. I have been a woodturner for over 25 years and became a segmented enthusiast about ten years ago. This includes standard segmented pieces as well as open segmenting and twister style pieces. My current […]

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While in the sixth grade I bought a hammer to bang some nails for a neighborhood hideout behind our garage.  It is still my go-to hammer.  Then, in the eighth grade, I made a knic-knac shelf in shop class.  It is still in use today at home. I next had a craftsman jigsaw and plane […]

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Hi all, I’m John Nikakis, I live with my wife of 38 years in Gardnerville Nevada, just south of Carson City and east of Lake Tahoe.  Along with woodturning and wood working I also dabble in photography and I love to play music.  I was one of those kids in high school who took wood […]

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I has been a long time resident of the Windsor Lakeshore area.  I has been working with wood for over 30 years as a wood carver and turner, selling my art at local artist shows in the southern Ontario area and have shown my work in Tucson Arizona. I have demonstrated both wood turning and carving […]

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Hello to all my fellow turners.  My name is Terry Reeves from the state of Illinois.  I started segmented woodturning in 2013.  I knew I had finally discovered what I was meant to do.  My inspiration came from Ray Allen, who was a real master segmented woodturning.  The elegant forms and intricate designs presented me […]

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I have been turning since 2001.  As a member of the Lexington Arts and Crafts society, I participated in their gallery displays and shows.  I also have sold through a number of Boston area galleries, including Handworks in Acton, the Cambridge Artists Co-op and the Christmas sale at DeCordova Sculpture and Art Museum in Lincoln. […]

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The 6th Segmented Symposium was held on October 12-14, 2018 in St. Louis Missouri and features the best collection of demonstrators that we’ve ever assembled. The symposium was such a great time. Thanks to all the members that attended.                       

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My first segmented turning was way back in high school wood shop.  It was just another wood shop project and I wasn’t that excited about woodturning back then.  I still have that project. I have always enjoyed woodworking but after high school, I went directly to college and after that is was 4 years in […]

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Paul Bartlett age 77 Born and raised in Pittsfield NH. 4 years in the Air Force 1958-1962 Airframe repairman 4 Years working Sheet metal repair Mohawk Airlines. 24 Years Eastman Kodak Metal Fab and aerospace work. Retired at age 52 and had kilns and sold lumber to local woodworkers. Built and sold furniture from 1982 to […]

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