Monthly featured Artist

Roger Chandler

Add Roger to the long list of turners who found his way to the lathe because he needed some table legs for a flatwork project. Over his 25 years of woodworking, Roger finally got pulled into the spinning vortex of bowls, hollow forms, lidded forms and spindle work. He is a Juried Virginia Artisan and a member of the AAW and two of its affiliate chapters

The WoW family is fortunate to have Roger as an active and contributing member and is pleased to honor him as the Artist of the Month for June 2020.

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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