Swet Columns

2013 SWET Financial Report

The SWET treasurers have submitted a financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for 2013.

SWET Financial Report: July - December 2012

The SWET treasurers have submitted a financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for July to December 2012. The report includes a brief summary of activities and milestones for the second half of 2012.

SWET Financial Report: January - June 2012

The SWET treasurers have submitted a financial report of Tokyo and Kansai activities for January to June 2012. The report includes a brief summary of activities and outlook for the remainder of 2012.

Our Story in Print: The SWET Newsletter 1 to 130

by Lynne E. Riggs

To mark the publication of the 130th issue of the SWET Newsletter, the last printed issue in its current format, and the transition to new means of information sharing in SWET, members of the Editorial Team contributed to a Q&A about how the Newsletter was made. This exchange adds to the record of an era in SWET’s... more

The Wordsmith’s Craft

by Lynne E. Riggs

Some may have seen the New Year’s TV program showing the tsuikidoki craftsman who takes a flat sheet of copper and over three days to a week beats it into a gracefully shaped teapot, complete with spout, using only a hammer, a high-piled rack of toriguchi forming tools, and the accumulated experience of two or... more

From the Steerage • The Future of the SWET Newsletter

by Lynne E. Riggs

The SWET Newsletter is going to change. As announced in No. 128, the present Newsletter will continue through No. 130, to come probably in February or March. After that, the new incarnation of the Newsletter will appear sometime in 2012, as part of our redesigned website (details on which see below).

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