Lathe Donations Needed

If you have been a GAW member since before Covid, you probably know GAW has operated for many years using lathes that were loaned to us by the hosts of our monthly members’ meetings. However, we now find ourselves in a position where our new host will not have a lathe available for us to use and we will need to provide a lathe for our meeting demonstrations. We (the GAW Board) have been able to negotiate a significant discount and have voted to purchase a Powermatic 3520C. As you can imagine, such a purchase will reduce the club’s financial position significantly. Therefore, we are soliciting donations to help cover this expense. A donation would be greatly appreciated and any amount will help cover this critical investment in the club’s future. No amount is too small!! To donate, click HERE to visit our donation page or click on the button below. Then fill out the form. You will receive an email receipt for your donation upon completion.

Donations as of 04/13/2022


GAW COVID-19 Status

As of 01/16/2022

The Georgia Association of Woodturners in-person meetings are suspended until further notice. While we hope to resume in-person meetings as soon as we can and it is safe to do so, meetings are currently scheduled to be remote demonstrations via Zoom.  Information for connecting with Zoom will be emailed prior to each meeting.

Turning Southern Style Status

2022: There will not be a Turning Southern Style Symposium for 2022.  The 2022 annual symposium for the American Association of Woodturners will be held from June 23 to 26, 2022  just up the road in Chattanooga, TN. GAW members are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to attend that international symposium.


The Georgia Association of Woodturners (GAW) is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization and a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, dedicated to providing education, information and organization to those interested in woodturning. GAW services those in the metro-Atlanta area. We currently meet online the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 P.M. See the Calendar page for details about our scheduled meetings and other events.

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