Don Jovag has a BA and MA in Industrial Education. Don was a woodworking teacher in the public schools in Washington State for 30 years and has been making segmented bowls for more than 40 years. Throughout his teaching career he designed and developed many woodworking projects for his students. Don has the ability to simplify the process to fit the skill and experience level of the turner. He is most proud of the simple techniques he has developed for making segmented turnings and additional shortcuts for turning bangles. While the designs appear complicated, Don has developed techniques and designed fixtures to simplify the process. Of course, these techniques and instructions for making the fixtures are fully explained in his book.