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.

Next Meeting - September 26

The September meeting will begin at 9:30 AM on September 26 at The Fort in Lewisburg. Dave Vehrs, Harry Newman, and Bob Nickell will demonstrate how they turn the Christmas ornaments, decorations, and other small turnings that they give away at public turning demonsrations. Members who paricipated in the pen turning challenge should bring their pens to the meeting.

Summer Barbecue Highlights

Twelve members and five guests attended the annual Summer Barbecue that was held at The Fort on August 23. In addition to good food and good fellowship, several members displayed turnings they completed recently.

Special thanks go to the grillmaster, Bob Nickell, for making all the preparations for the barbecue and cooking a tasty meal!

Show and Tell

Tim Greene turned this pair of maple tumblers.

This 7" vase was created by Wayne Aliff.

Charlie Myers turned this natural edge bowl from pecan.

This 9" x 4" red cedar bowl was also created by Charlie Myers.

Charlie also created this set of four goblets from spalted maple, elm, butternut, and mimosa.

This 9 inch red cedar plate complements Charlie's bowl.

Lathes and Lasagna

Lathes and Lasagna sessions are temporarily suspended since Bill is in the process of moving his shop.

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