Serving Adams, Franklin, Cumberland and Fulton Counties in PA, Washington County, MD. and Morgan County, WV.
We are a local chapter of the American Assoc. of Woodturners
Cumberland Valley Woodturners
Links to other Woodturning Clubs
Woodturning Forums and Videos
There are more than 100 woodturning forums. Listed are the more popular
and have friendly and helpful participants. The regulars that use these forums are quite knowledgeable.
You will have to have ID and password to post on the forum pages.
Go to www.youtube.comand check the hundreds of tutorial turning videos. The AAW and Crafts Supply have some great videos. For example, Eddie Castelin has over 150 and a large following. He is very personable and a great turner.
Octaneseating Good source for Identifing wood.
|Nick Cook: A lot of small projects and great articles. || ||Bill Luce: Every one is the "perfect bowl"|
|Jennifer Shirley: Simple forms enhance to works of art.||Bill Grumbine: Bowls, articles on turning and using a chainsaw.|
|Molly Winton: Hollow forms with her cave drawings.||Ed Kelle: Art with a piece of wood, a dremel and dyes.|
|Tony Cortese: Great carving and a lot of inspiration.||Bob Rosand: Many fun turnings with articles and techniques.|
|Larry Hancock: Tutorials and simple projects.||Barbara Gill: Variety of great turnings. *Velvit Oil finish|
|Patrick O'Brien: Work is awesome, artistic turner.||Brad Adams: Beautiful bowls and bottle stoppers.|
|Studio E: Much creativity and expertise.||Carole Valentine: Beautiful work and inspiration on this site.|
|Andy DiPietro: Hollow forms but each is unique.||Barbara Dill: Mult-axis and split turnings.|
|Darrell Feltmate: Tips, tutorials, turnings **** site.||Johannes Michelsen: The original "hat man".|
|Kurt Hertzog: Small projects, unique boxes.||Ed Davidson: Yoyos, pens, a lot of tutorials and videos.|
Mid-Maryland Wood Turners Club - Frederick MD. http://www.mmwtc.org/
Woodturners and Their Inspirational Work
There are many hundreds of woodturners.The following links were chosen because, no matter
what your skill level, you will learn something or be inspired by these turners.These links are
related to all aspects of turning also with videos. If you would like to see one of these turners,
if possible, we can schedule them for a demo.
South Central Pennsylvania Wood Turners - York PA. http://www.pawoodturners.com
|Wood Central||Great mix of turners, *articles, flat work, hand tools, see pics of workshops.... #1 forum.|| ||Finest Video Collection||Absolutely the most complete list of turning videos on the internet.|
Excellent forum, everyone feels welcome and you can learn a lot just by reading the posts and responses.
|Cap'n Eddie Videos||Eddie Castelin has over 150 turning videos and a lot of turners say he does the best videos.|
|IAP (Int'l Assoc. of Penturners)|
All the information you could ever want about turning pens. There is a sub-forum "other things we make" which is just that.
|Craft Supplies Videos||There are 140 variety of woodturning related videos; turning, tools, sharpening, ect.|
This link takes you to the turners forum but check out all the other info on this site as well.
|John Lucas videos||John is well-known on the forums, does great videos for average turners. I learn from John.|
A fun site, bunch of nice guys, everything about wood on the site that you might want to know.
|AAW Instant Galleries||These show the finest and most inspirational turnings offered in the craft.|
|North Carolina Woodworkers||This is an excellent site for all sorts of woodworking with a forum for each.||Lee Burkholder||You Tube channel with club demo's|
|Craft Supplies||They carry just about everything.|| ||West Penn Hardwoods||The biggest selection of exotic wood. NY state, huge warehouse, loads of off-cuts at fantastic prices.|
|SS Niles (Ruth Niles)|
The best bottle stoppers made in the USA Joyner Pendant (off-center) jig.
|Woodfinder.com||This site is the best for finding a specific wood species or dealer.|
They carry just about everything (nice guys)
|Big Monk Lumber||Good selection of exotic wood at great prices.|
The most complete selection of pen turning supplies
|Lee Valley Tools||Nice selection of fine tools and gadgets.|
The finest sandpaper discs anywhere plus every disc has the grit stamped on the back!
|Penn State Industries||If you cant afford the others, all made in China but a lot of turning products.|
Doug has the finest turning tools at the absolute best prices.
Buffalo Wood Turning Products
Apple Valley Wood Turners - Winchester VA. http://www.applevalleywoodturners.org
Lathes, tools, sandpaper, pen supplies, wood, etc.