Kirk DeHeer

Kirk DeHeer


Saturday, November 12 All-Day demonstration registration (click)

9:15am to 3:00pm - IN-PERSON and Zoom

Pyle Center, Tempe, AZ

$30 member price for in-person or Zoom (in-person includes lunch)  All local AAW chapters may use member pricing.

$35 non-member price for in-person or Zoom (in-person includes lunch)

(The all-day demonstration on November 12 will take the place of the regular third Saturday meeting in November which is very close to the Thanksgiving holidays.)

Registration for:

All-Day November 12 - click

You may also pay at the monthly AWA September 17th meeting or mail payment to the Treasurer.  More information needed:

Watch for email to sign-up for hands-on classes.



All-Day Hands on classes with Kirk DeHeer - November 13-15

Platter with AirBrush  and Square Bowl Classes available.

$160 for all day class

More information and sign-up here.


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We strongly encourage you to invite anyone from around the country who may be interested in this all-day demonstration to register and participate in this informative session.

Saturday Demonstration -

Demystifying cuts and catches. This is a comprehensive discussion/demonstration of spindle turning tools and their catches. Once you understand what a catch looks like then you are able to take action to correct it.

Turning Finials. Tools and Techniques used to turn thin - a demonstration for learning if you are a new turner or experienced!

Sharpening We talk about getting the most out of your sharpening system and tools. Discussion on sharpening systems (ie: grinders, stones, jigs, sharpening your turning tools on the standard systems to get the most out of your turning tools.)

Surface Enhancements - if time permits.

About Kirk DeHeer

With over 25 years of experience Kirk DeHeer has an extensive knowledge of woodturning tools, equipment and techniques. Kirk emphasizes fundamentals, sharpening, and tool techniques. Giving students a firm foundation on which to build their skills. That doesn’t mean that he doesn’t have a lot to offer experienced turners as well. Kirk has been a resident instructor at Craft Supplies USA in the Dale L Nish School of Woodturning for more than 15 years where he has had the opportunity to work with great turners as the assistant in the classroom. He has picked up many great techniques and approaches along the way.


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