Canadian Woodworking

SAWS Biennial Exhibition 2016

Author: Rob Brown
Photos: Barry Blatz
Published: February March 2016
SAWS Exhibition
SAWS Exhibition

Every two years, members of the Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society put their best pieces forward for an exhibition. Here are some highlights from this past September’s show.

Mike Mulvey
Honourable Mention – “Walnut Writing Desk” Walnut & Walnut Veneer 33" x 50" x 30"

SAWS Exhibition

Jean Claude and Talar Prefontaine
Third Place – “Joy Bubbling Up” Cherry, Curly Maple & Multiple Veneer Species in Marquetry 64" x 29" x 1-3/8"

Jean Claude and Talar Prefontaine

John Morel
Honourable Mention – “Counter Stool 2015” Bubinga & Sycamore 16" x 13" x 25"

John Morel

Bill Maniotakis
Biswanger – “Eccentricity” Black Walnut & Big Leaf Maple 52" x 15" x 32"

Bill Maniotakis

Don James
Second Place – Best Turning “Rosewood Light Sticks” Rosewood & Padauk Height Varies 5–13"

Don James

Dale Lowe
First Place – Best Finish Best First-Time Entry – “Maple Pod” Curly Big Leaf Maple & Ebony 7" x 5" x 21"

Dale Lowe

John Lavoie
Maple Mesh Spalted Maple Burl, Ebony & Brazilian Rosewood 11" x 6" x 3"

John Lavoie

Tom Gorman
Honourable Mention – “Dining Table” Olive Ash Veneer & Bubinga 29-1/2" x 46" Diameter

Tom Gorman

Rob Brown - [email protected]

Rob is a studio furniture maker and the editor at Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement.

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