SHARING YEARS OF
ACCUMULATED TALENT

WELCOME TO ARTISTIC WOODTURNERS!

We are a dynamic group of individuals who enjoy designing and making objects of wood, bone, stone, and man-made synthetics such as Corian – in short, any material that is possible to shape on a wood-turning lathe.

ARTISTIC WOODTURNERS OF NW FLORIDA IS THE 177TH CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WOODTURNERS

We hope that the following pages will pique your interest and that you will consider attending one of our monthly gatherings. We are excited about what we do and think that we can infect you with our enthusiasm if given the opportunity.

Unless otherwise posted on website, our meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. until noon, (see Announcements page for a change for Nov 2022) at:


Ragon Hall
2600 STRATFORD ROAD
PENSACOLA, FL

EXPERIENCE

The cumulative turning experience of our current club members measures in the centuries! We enjoy monthly opportunities to share our accumulated experience and to meet, encourage, and teach newcomers about this craft. There are no mandatory assignments but each month brings a new challenge project that is first taught in a demonstration.

AUCTIONS

Turning material is frequently auctioned during meetings, providing inexpensive local access to project materials. A show and tell session is part of each meeting; members present recent projects for review and constructive criticism. We share our mistakes also, hoping to prevent others experiencing the same disappointing outcome. We especially stress safe turning practices.

RECOGNITION

We bring in recognized experts to demonstrate their unique skills and viewpoints. Staunch friendships develop readily. In December we party together, enjoying great food and voluntarily exchanging individually wrought objects. Membership is open to everyone who has interest in woodturning.

EDUCATING

We bring in recognized experts to demonstrate their unique skills and viewpoints. Staunch friendships develop readily. In December we party together, enjoying great food and voluntarily exchanging individually wrought objects. Membership is open to everyone who has interest in woodturning.