Serving Southeastern West Virginia

West Virginia Woodturners Association

The West Virginia Woodturners Association provides woodturners in southeastern West Virginia and western Virginia with an opportunity to meet other turners, enhance their skills, and share their skills and interests in woodturning. Send an email to to request additional information about the club and its activities.

Christmas Banquet: December 5

The Christmas Banquest will be held at The Fort at 6PM on Saturday, December 5. More information will be presented at the November meeting.

Next Meeting - November 21

This will be the Club's Annual Meeting and election of officers. The following slate of officers has been nominated to serve during 2016:

After the elction of officers, Fred Wiman , a professional turner from Gainseville FL, will talk about woodturning as an art form.

Show and Tell will feature Christmas ornamnets that have been turned for the September Club Challenge.

October Meeting Highlights

Twenty one members and five guests attended the semi-annual Wood and Tool Auction on October 24, and two of the guests joined the Club.

Show and Tell

Bob Nickell turned this "no kit" pen.

John Gregor is showing off his favorite penguin.

Gerald Chandler turned this bowl that features a knot hole.

Jerry Carter made this attractive writing instrument.

Tim Greene created this wooden toothbrush.

Gordon Gregory is explaining how he turned a seam ripper.

Bill Sproul created this solar powered lighthouse.

Gerald Chandler with an attractive vase he turned.


Because of an unexpected change of plans, the scheduled demonstration had to be postponed and Gerald Chandler and Charlie Meyers provided brief demonstrations.

Gerald Chandler turned a whistle and showed how loud it could be.

Charlie Meyers is turning a bracelet from piece ofmimosa

and parts the bracelet from the blank.

General Club Information

For further information about any WVWA activity, call Bill Sproul at (304) 497-2319.

Supporting Companies

We would like to thank these companies for the support they have provided to the Club during the past year. Check out their websites when you are ready to purchase products that they stock.

Craft Supplies USA is a one-stop shopping site for everything a wood turner might need or want - lathes, tools, accessories, project supplies, materials, and more.

Woodcraft offers a 10% discount at the Roanoke store to WVWA members when they show a current membership card.

by WVWA, a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners