ALAN LACER Demonstrates at Taywood Woodturning Club
on Saturday the 7th October 2017.
ALAN LACER has been involved in the turning field for more than 40 years as a turner, teacher, writer, exhibition coordinator, demonstrator and past president of the AAW. His work has appeared in a number of regional and national shows and exhibitions. As a demonstrator and instructor, he has appeared in all 50 states and five foreign countries. His writings (over 150 published articles, tips or columns) have covered technical aspects of woodturning and finishing, numerous specific projects, the history of woodturning, and the turning traditions of Japan and Germany. He has published one book with another near completion. Alan has also produced five videos on his own, with three of them winning a total of five national awards. In 1999, the AAW selected him for their Lifetime Honorary Member Award for his contributions to the field. He was a regular writer for American Woodworker. He has appeared on the PBS program "Woodturner's Workshop” and on the DIY network TV.,/p>
Alan’s work has ranged from production work, architectural turning to decorative gallery work. In recent years his focus has been more and more on practical, useful objects such as lidded boxes, pepper mills, stools, awls, bowls and platters.