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 Party

Our annual Christmas Party is scheduled for December 16th at 7 pm at Fruits of Labor Cafe in Rainelle. If you have not made your reservation yet, please contact Bob Nickell ( as soon as possible, we need a head count for the caterer. The cost is only $12.50 per person. Everyone is encouraged to bring their year's favorite turnings to display and everyone who brings an item to show will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

November 19 Meeting Highlights

Twenty five members and two guest were at the November meeting which is the official Annual Meeting of the Club. The report of the Nominating Committee was accepted and the 2016 Officers and Directors wre elected to serve in their same roles for 2017.

Show and Tell

Twelve Club members submitted pepper mills for the Club Challenge and eight displayed turnings for Show and Tell. Apologies to all the members who participated - the Webmaster is in Australia but his notes listing the turnings and who created them are in West Virginia so there are no captions describing the turnings or listing names.

Twelve peppermills were submitted for th3 Challenge

and these are the three winners.

General Club Information

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

Retail Sales

The Club has partnered with the WV Fine Artisans Gallery and seven members are displaying their turnings at the Gallery. The Gallery is located at 315 W. Washington Street in Lewisburg and features art in a variety of media ranging from quilts and paintings to jewelry and woodturnings. For more information, visit WV Fine Artisans Gallery website.

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