Monthly featured Artist

Brian Horais

Brian Horais is the embodiment of all that is good about WoW. He regularly shares his work and demonstrates a willingness to pass along his knowledge of therming, the niche in woodturning that he has chosen to pursue as a focus. Given the technical nature of this focus, it is not surprising to learn that prior to retirement he had careers as a carrier-based navy jet pilot and an aerospace research and development program manager!

The WoW family is fortunate to have Brian as an active and contributing member and is pleased to honor him as the Artist of the Month for September 2021.




The World of Woodturners site (WoW) originated in November, 2001. At its start it was the only interactive site where woodturners could post photos and descriptions of their work and engage in discussion about their art. WoW members think of themselves as a family. They are artists who have become friends and who willingly share their talents and skills. This is a place where the novice freely mixes with the seasoned professional in an atmosphere of shared respect. No one is anonymous and everyone uses their own name. From this venue has arisen some incredible art, some of which can be seen in the public gallery. Enjoy this display of fine work. Access to the site itself is at no cost, by obtaining a membership invitation from an existing WoW family member or contacting site administration at wowadmin@shaw.ca. Include your name and a brief description of your woodturning experience in the message.

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