Tom Lohman

I Lives in Duluth Minnesota with my wife of 37 years, where I recently retired from a career as an Electrical Engineer in the Power industry.   Then we also have a 34-year-old son who is a senior scientist for a pharmaceutical testing firm. I have been woodworking for more than half of my life then […]

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Brian Horais lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.  His primary woodturning focus is on turning twisted segmented objects.  Brian developed his interest in non-round (also known as multi-axis) wood turning during an Arrowmont course entitled “Round is so Over-Rated” taught by Art Liestman and Barbara Dill in 2012.  A later Arrowmont course in segmented turning taught by […]

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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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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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I was born and brought up in England and was lucky enough to have the opportunity to live in Singapore for a few years during my teens.   I went to university in England (mechanical engineering) and then worked for Lucas for a few years before emigrating to the USA.   I currently work at John Deere […]

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I was born in Connecticut and have lived all over the US including both coasts.  I currently live in Blaine Minnesota and have been here for past 12 years . I have been married for over 36 years and have a son in college.  I work for a manufacturing company in the Twin Cities in […]

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Retired math and technology teacher, Website developer, soccer coach, recumbent trike rider who created numerous woodworking and home remodeling projects over the years because I liked working with my hands and wood, also to save money. It all started on the farm while in FFA building a gate, hog and cattle feeders and a cattle […]

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