2015 Instructor Spotlight: Judy Peterson

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Judy Peterson

A former teacher and librarian, Judy found her niche in life as a woodworker. A winner of many design awards, she sells her puzzles at art shows around the country and is the author of several scroll saw puzzle books.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Barry Gross

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Barry Gross

Barry Gross is a best-selling author, a scroller, and a world-renowned pen turner. His pens are highly sought after and can be found in the pockets of Steven Spielberg, Jimmy Buffet, Greg Norman, and Dick Cheney.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Leo Deller

Leo Deller started turning in 2010 after attending a class at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N.C. That summer he joined the South Central PA Woodturners and have been advancing his turning skills by learning from the great guys in the club.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Tom Deenen

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Tom Deenen

Tom Deneen started turning in 2003 as a way to relax after working all day in a nuclear power plant. Tom taught himself to turn for the most part, but he did read Richard Faffan’s books and watched how-to videos.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Ray Seymore

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Ray Seymore

The president of Seyco, Ray has been supplying scroll saws, blades, and accessories to scrolling enthusiasts for more than 25 years. Visit www.Seyco.com.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Don Wilson

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Don Wilson

Don Wilson started woodturning when he was 13, and returned to turning seriously for the past 15 years. He teaches woodturning at the Woodcraft store in Harrisburg, Pa., and does woodturning demonstrations for woodturning clubs all around central Pennsylvania.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Rolf Beuttenmuller

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Rolf Beuttenmuller

Rolf was born in Germany to a toolmaker and a seamstress. As a result, scrolling came naturally to him. Rolf started scrolling in 2005, and has been test cutting for Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts since 2010.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Vic Hood

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Vic Hood

Vic is the 2011 Woodcarving Illustrated Woodcarver of the year, and he is the author of two books with Fox Chapel Publishing (Carving Found Wood and Extreme Pumpkin Carving).

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Jo Schwartz

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Jo Schwartz

Jo picked up her first burning tool in 2005. She loves everything about pyrography, including the smell of the burning wood. Her gallery, Burning Tree Art, is in Abilene, Kan.

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Bob Hershey

2015 Instructor Spotlight: Bob Hershey

Bob is a retired truck driver who started carving in 1982. A member of the Conewago Carvers and Lancaster County Woodcarvers clubs, Bob carves everything from animal caricatures to full size figures. He lives in Lititz, Pa., with his wife, Debby.