For 30 years, Malcolm Zander was a biochemistry professor at Algonquin College in Ottawa. He retired in 1999, and a short time later discovered woodturning. He is well recognized for his piercing techniques, which he uses to create turnings that resemble lace. His work is intricate and elegant and is showcased in the prestigious del Mano Gallery in Los Angeles, California. Malcolm has won numerous awards and honors for his unique creations. His pieces are in public and private collections across Canada and the United States. He is a member of the American Association of Woodturners and the Valley Woodturners in the Ottawa area. The group meets at 7 pm on the second Tuesday of each month, in the wood shop at Louis Riel High School in Blackburn Hamlet. Malcolm can be reached at (613) 226-5041.