Eric Lofstrom: Resources/Links
Eric's Educational Flyers/Articles
- Sharpening (1 day hands-on class-handout, 4pgs)
This is a general sharpening handout to accompany my hands-on sharpening class.
- Skew Handout (1 day hands-on class, 5pgs)
Handout for my 1-day hands-on class on using my favorite spindle turning tool...the infamous SKEW!!
- Bowl Turning: Going Translucent
Handout from my Translucent Bowl Turning Demonstration. (PDF format)
- Endgrain Bowls/Boxes Handout- 1day Hands-On- 6pg
The handout from my 1 or 2-day hands-on class on turning endgrain bowls & lidded boxes.
- Triple-Axis Turning: Making Fire & Water
Handout from my Triple-Axis Demonstration. (PDF format)
- Technique Buidling Treasures-Turning Tops, Eggs,& Spheres-Handout-1or2 day Hands-On-6pg
Handout to my 1 or 2-day hands-on class on turning small projects designed to hone tool-control technique. Also included is information I use to embellish endgrain using chatterwork.
- Spear-Point Scraper
Article on using this sweet little tool to refine your curves. (PDF format)
- Dave Schweitzer
D-Way Tools are high quality!
- Stephen Hatcher
Stephen is an incredible artist who specializes in using semi-precious stone inlay to take his woodturning to a completely different level!
- Donald Derry
Don is a Local Washington woodturner who uses color and finish to make incredible wood-turned forms which look as if they are made of glass! He also creates very well designed, intuitive tools!
- Art Liestman
A wonderful sampling of creative turning & embelishments. Very inspirational work!
- Bill Bender
Bill does some VERY creative turning & loves exploring embelishments!
- Fred Abeles
A great friend of mine. Woodturner & photographer.
- Laymar Crafts
A great site full of technical tips and hints.
- South Puget Sound Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Fife, WA
- Woodturners of Olympia
AAW Chapter- meets in Olympia, WA
- Evergreen Woodworkers Guild
General Woodworking Guild- meets in Edgewood, WA
- Seattle Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Kenmore, WA
- Olympic Penninsula Chapter AAW
AAW Chapter- meets in Bremerton, WA
- Northwestern Washington Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Mt. Vernon, WA
- Mid-Columbia Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Tri Cities, WA
- Willamette Valley Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Salem, OR
- Cascade Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Portland, OR
- Fraser valley Woodturners Guild
Canadian woodturning club.
- Carolina Mountain Woodturners
AAW Chapter- meets in Asheville, Carolina
- American Association of Woodturners
USA National Organization Site