Our meetings have changed to be the fourth Wednesday of each month

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Welcome to Southwest Washington Woodturners

A chapter of The American Association of Woodturners.


Contact Us

Come and see what Woodturning is all about!

 Young and old are welcome to join with us to learn and practice this exciting skill. 

Southwest Washington Woodturners

1600 West 20th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98660, United States

(720) 226-7054

When do we meet?

Meetings are the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM

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IN the media

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The Columbian our local Vancouver newspaper featured us in the front page of the newspaper this past Wednesday March 6th of 2019

You can read and visit their page by clicking here for the post

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We were Featured in the FOC Facebook Page

 You can read and visit their page by clicking here for the post 

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Women in Turning Open Shop

Our Women in turning program is up and running. We are meeting the first Saturday of every month from 9am to 12pm in our School of Woodturning in the Friends of the Carpenter. 

Events

Don't miss any events!

7/20/2019

Shop Tour

10am - 12pm

Ray's Shop

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7/20/2019

Shop Tour

This months shop tour will again be on the 3rd Saturday. July 20, 10 to noon. Our host is  Ray Bellm.  Details are in the email that was sent out to the club members.

10am - 12pm

Ray's Shop

7/24/2019

4th Wednesday of month meeting

7pm - 9pm

Friends of the Carpenter

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7/24/2019

4th Wednesday of month meeting

Spiral Edge Bowl by John Beechwood 

Wood Raffle

7pm - 9pm

Friends of the Carpenter

7/27/2019

SPIRAL TOOL USE ON SPINDLES & BOWLS

8:30am - 3:30pm

Friends of the Carpenter

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7/27/2019

SPIRAL TOOL USE ON SPINDLES & BOWLS

SPIRAL TOOL USE ON SPINDLES & BOWLS $100

Lead Instructor: John Beechwood

This one day class focuses on turning a spindle and bowl and then using a spiral cutting tool to create a

piece of art. The class covers turning a basic spindle and bowl from blanks, proper tool control for basic

cuts and proper use of the spiral tool.

Class is limited to 8 participants. Pre-registration required, contact Brian Harte at blharte@gmail.com / 360-606-

7272 to register. Payment is required at the start of class. Make checks payable to the SWWWT. If there are

less than four registrants, the class may be cancelled.

Class starts at 8:30 and concludes at 3:30. Lunch, snacks, blanks and face shields provided. Bring your own

turning tools if you have them. Several sets of tools are available for use, please let Brian know when registering if

you will need them.

8:30am - 3:30pm

Friends of the Carpenter

8/3/2019

Women in Turning

9am - 12pm

Friends of the Carpenter

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8/3/2019

Women in Turning

Women in turning open shop program from  9am -12pm. Any woman is invited from 12 and up. 

9am - 12pm

Friends of the Carpenter

8/28/2019

4th Wednesday of month meeting

7pm - 9pm

Friends of the Carpenter

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8/28/2019

4th Wednesday of month meeting

Green wood cutting, orientation, different types of drying, burls, and more by Greg Dahl "The Burl Hunter"

7pm - 9pm

Friends of the Carpenter

About Us

Demonstrations

 

We help Woodturners gain experience by providing monthly demonstrations with Professional Turners, a library, mentoring, etc.

Everyone is welcome to join us at one of our monthy meetings to see what we are all about.

Show & Tell

We are passionate about woodturning and like to share about our new completed projects. Come and see what our club members are making this month.

Wood Raffles

We held wood raffles on every meeting. you never know what you can win on these raffles. There's always hidden treasures under the bark... Don't forget to join the club and ask for your new member raffle tickets

Our Partners

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2019 Year Club Auction

Some pictures of our yearly auction, It was a blast, good BBQ grilling, great weather, and awesome wood and items in the auction.