Founded 1989

A proud chapter of the American Association of Woodturners

Founded 1986

Upcoming dates:

July 21, 2018
Regular meeting with demo by John Lea.

Check out the announcements  - which includes: July Newsletter, wig stand/Beads of courage info and volunteer schedule.



Woodturning Safety Basics Video -- from Craft Supplies USA

Safety Videos from Mid-South Woodturners

AAW Lathe Safety

AAW Lathe Safety List (PDF)

Amish Furniture Factory Safety Tips

Wood Allergy and Toxicity Database

Safety Tips From Woodturning FUNdamentals (PDF)

Assess Your Risk and Comparison of Kinetic Energy Values (PDF)

Woodturning Beyond Barriers -- Safety

Woodturning Safety by Paul Hannaby

Wood-Dust Safety

Most Deadly Tree in America

Chainsaw Tree-Felling Safety

Wood Turning Forums

Wood Central

Sawmill Creek

Wood Magazine

International Association of Penturners

AAW Forum

Woodturners Resource

Woodturners Unlimited

Lathe Land Forum

Woodturners' Websites

Woodturning Gallery -- Gary Scarpulla

The Studio of J. Paul Fennell Woodturning Art -- J. Paul Fennell

Around The Woods -- Darrell Feltmate. Wood Turning Instruction for Beginners to Pros Tips, Techniques and Projects for your enjoyment in woodturning

Max Krimmel -- Turning Alabaster

Paul Porter Woodturning

Jason Clark

Southwest Turnings -- Dwight Klaus

Wood n Heart -- Dave Smith

Jeff Kuchlak Woodworking

Timeless Woodturnings -- Tom Tunget

Larry Marley Art

Woodturning Specific Businesses

Burs For Carving -- J. Paul Fennell

Thompson Lathe Tools -- CPM-V10 cryogenically treated steel turning gouges

Woodworkers Source

Cedar Wood Furniture

Bad Dogs Burl Source

Bell Forest Products

Arizona Silhouette

Packard Woodworks, Inc.


Wood Turner Pro

Craft Supplies USA

Woodworker's Library

Segmented Turning Designer

Got Wood? -- turning blanks
(discount for AWA members)

Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill

Johnson Wood Products

Timber Woodworking Machinery -- Machinery and a good supply of hardwoods in Mesa, AZ

Southwest School of Woodworking -- Basic to advanced woodworking and woodturning school in Phoenix, AZ


Timber Durability Chart

Carpentry & Joinery Glossary

Stuart Batty Video: Seven Fundamentals of Woodturning (100 minutes)

James Barry shows how to easily sharpen your carbide inserts, and save money.

Michael Stafford: Turning an End Grain Lidded Box -- A wonderful tutorial with loads of illustrations.

Introduction to Woodturning -- a free e-Book by Brian Clifford -- A 78-page PDF book for beginners. loads of illustrations.

Spalted Wood: The Movie -- by Mark Lindquist and Dr. Sara Robinson (116 minutes).

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