SAWS Biennial Exhibition - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

Community - Alberta: 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.

SAWS Biennial Exhibition

SAWS Biennial Exhibition

Photos by Barry Blatz

Shown in above photo
“Walnut Writing Desk” -  Honourable Mention
Mike Mulvey
Walnut & Walnut Veneer
33" x 50" x 30"


“Joy Bubbling Up” - Third Place
Jean Claude and Talar Prefontaine
Cherry, Curly Maple & Multiple
Veneer Species in Marquetry

64" x 29" x 1-3/8"


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


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


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


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


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


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


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