The First State Woodturners Club is a local affiliate chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW). First State Woodturners is organized as a 501(c) non-profit. The Club Charter can be viewed here.
The Club provides a place for area woodturners to meet regularly, show their recent work, learn new techniques, and discuss various aspects of woodturning. We have lathes available, and experienced turners to demonstrate safe procedures and techniques. We frequently have guest demonstrators at our monthly meetings — including turners from other chapters, as well as turners of national and international renown.
The Club engages in a variety of woodturning related activities, such as contests, skill challenges, group collaborations, silent auctions, and charity events. Members often have access to fallen trees, limbs, and other sources of wood which is shared at the monthly meetings.
The Club also collaborates with other clubs on the East Coast to bring national/international turning experts and demonstrators to the area.
Membership is open to everyone. We invite you to attend one of our monthly meetings to get to know us before committing. See the Membership page for more details on joining.
Photo: Hollow vessel, by Baxter Smith