Welcome

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

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 of

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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 ($200),

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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:6Would you recommend

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American Craft Council Show 2018

The 2018 ACC show is history. Eight GAW and South Metro members turned at the show. Rachel, the ACC Education Coordinator, who oversees the “Let’s Make” part of the show was extremely happy with comments that attendees had made about our demonstrations and made sure I knew we were invited to take part next year.This year’s demonstrators were:Andy Bennett George

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