GAW COVID-19 Status

As of 03/31/2020

The April 16th meeting has been cancelled.

In place of the April meeting, we have scheduled a members only, live, interactive, remote demonstration with Cindy Drozda which will be held on Thursday, April 23. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is one week later in the month than our usual meeting night.

Also PLEASE NOTE: This demonstration is available ONLY to club members who have paid their dues by April 9, 2020. Please refer to my March 28th email (from gawoodturner.org) for more information. If you have yet to pay your 2020 dues, you may do so here: https://gawoodturner.org/membership-application/ .

We will post further updates regarding the status of future meetings as information becomes available.

Kim Muthersbough
GAW President

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 meet on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 P.M.at the Georgia Tech Architectural Digital Fabrication Lab at 676 Marietta St., Atlanta GA. Map. Meetings are open to all.

See the Calendar page for details about our scheduled meetings and other events.

Current Events

GAW Hosts Annual Christmas Party

GAW held its annual holiday party on December 20th. Proximity to Christmas and cold, rainy weather contributed to a low turnout, unfortunately, but those who did brave the elements had a great time. A gift exchange was held again this year. See images that follow this text. Thank you to Georgia Tech for allowing us to use their facility and

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Wes Jones Wins 1st Place

GENERAL FINISHES 2018 DESIGN CHALLENGE Congratulations Wes Jones!! Long time GAW member Wes Jones has won first place in the General Finishes 2018 Design Challenge”, “Hollow Vessels With Or Without Lids/Finials”  category. This beautiful piece of Big Leaf Maple Burl was hollowed and then dyed with blue and green dyes to highlight the gorgeous figure.  The removable finial is made

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2018 Georgia National Fair

The Georgia National Fair is rapidly approaching. October 4 – 14 This is an outstanding opportunity to display and possibly sell your work. The fair takes no commission, so, should your work sell, you get the entire amount. As in the past, the work will be judged and in each of five categories, prize money will be awarded for first

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Scholarship Report – Stan Virden

Scholarship Follow-up Form I, Stan Virden, received a scholarship from the GAW and attended a class/workshop with James McClure at My home workshop.The course description was Restoration of Basic Skills and the date of this class/workshop was 31 MAR, 2, 6, 7, 14 APR 2018. Rate instructor and teaching facility on a scale from 1-10 (1=worst and 10=best).Instructor: 10Facility:6 Would

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