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.

Carnegie Hall Exhibit

The Club has been invited to exhibit our woodturnings in the Museum Gallery at Carnegie Hall. The exhibit will open on March 4 and be open to the public during them months of March and April. There will be an opening reception on Friday, March 4 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in conjunction with Lewisburg's First Friday event.

All Club members are invited to submit an example of their turnings for inclusion in the exhibit. Items can be offered for sale with a modest commission or marked "Not For Sale". Each Club member will be receiving an email with more information about the exhibit and how turnings are to be submitted.

Next Meeting: January 23

The January meeting will be held at The Fort at 9:30 AM on Saturday, January 23. Cliff Baker will demonstrate how to turn a natural edge bowl from green wood.

2015 Christmas Banquet Highlights

Thanks go to Bob Nickell for organizing the Christmas banquet at The Fort. 35 members and spouses enjoyed a delicious Italian dinner that was catered by Giovanni's.

Show and Tell

A number of Club members displayed their best turnings they created during 2015.

Rosanna Springston turned this Christms ornament.

Gerald Chandler created this lidded bowl from a red oak burl

Anna Stables turned these three pens from acryllic blanks.

Charlie Meyers created this set of goblets from a variety of woods.

This walnut bowl was created by Bill Sproul.

Cliff Baker turned this yellow pine vase and bowl from a timber salvaged from The Barracks.

Tim Greene turned these pens and shaving set.

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