“When you have challenges or disabilities, the world becomes a lot smaller. Woodturning opens it up. You come out with a pen or a key ring. It gives you confidence. It empowers you. You think, ‘If I can do this, I do something else too.’” Andi Sullivan speaks from personal experience. Read how she is shining a light in the woodturning arena.
This 6 minute video tutorial gives step by step instructions on the materials needed to start turning on a lathe, specifically making a pen out of a kit. It is designed to inform and help you get comfortable with the tools and the exact procedure needed to make a pen.
AAW programs to teach
youth and the visually impaired the art of woodturning are growing at the
national symposium level and expanding into local communities around the
Putting pen to paper can be very difficult. But making a pen from scratch is pretty straightforward. Have you ever wondered about those beautiful, handmade pens you see offered for sale at art shows and galleries? All it takes is few small pieces of wood or acrylic, a suitable pen kit, the right tools and about an hour.