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Exotic Segmented Vessel
About Jim


Jim Rodgers     While Jim has learned woodturning from respected local and international artists, he is mostly self- taught.

     He devotes full time to turning, demonstration and teaching. Jim is the wood turning instructor for the MT. Diablo Unified School District's wood turning program where he teaches several semester-length turning courses. Jim also coaches wood turning at the high school level in the Acalanes School Districts and offers one-day courses at local woodworking dealers.

     Jim's turning passion is polychromatic segmented wood turning, decorated platters, and hollow vessels.

     Jim is a past President of the Bay Area Woodturners Association, President of the Segmented Woodturners National Chapter, and member of Diablo Woodworkers, The American Craft Council, and The American Association of Woodturners.