Monthly featured Artist

Dave Richards

Dave’s nearly decade-long journey in woodturning was actually sparked by a chance encounter with hand turned bowls a full decade prior, the seed of inspiration planted and fostered until retirement. Since joining WoW a few years ago, Dave has shared a broad array of work, ranging from utilitarian to artistic, hallmarked by deft tool work, aesthetically pleasing shapes, finishes appropriate to the intended use and great photographs. Keep them coming, Dave!

The WoW family is fortunate to have Dave as an active and contributing member and is pleased to honor him as the Artist of the Month for August 2022.

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 Include your name and a brief description of your woodturning experience in the message.

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