Nationally known woodturner and Folk School Instructor, Nick Cook demonstrated the new Powermatic 4224B lathe on July 26th at the Matthews Woodcraft store location. Frank of the Woodworking Adventures Blog wrote a nice story with plenty of photos and videos. Check out the blog about Nick’s demonstration to see the Powermatic in action.

Nick helps 7 year old Kaleb turn on the lathe for the very first time. Photo courtesy of Woodworking Adventures.

A little about Nick…

Nick Cook, a professional woodturner, is a founding member, director, and former vice president of the American Association of Woodturners. He was named the 12th Honorary Lifetime Member of AAW in 2002. Nick demonstrated at the 1996 National Association of Woodturners symposium in New Zealand, and he writes articles for various woodworking publications. He has taught at the Folk School since 1997 and is a member of the school’s board of directors.

Nick Cook’s next class at the Folk School “Turning for Food” is on September 16-22 2012.

Cory Marie Podielski
About Cory Marie Podielski

Cory Marie Podielski is a freelance graphic designer, photographer, and writer for the John C. Campbell Folk School. She has been writing for the Folk School Blog since 2012 and enjoys interviewing artists, musicians, and craftspeople. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the banjo, dancing, printmaking, playing in clay, and assisting in Folk School bread baking classes.