|Woodturning Tips and Techniques
|Make a Wood Bowl
|Good collection of easy to understand videos on various woodturning topics. Includes tool sharpening, wood drying, tool techniques, understanding tool marks, and lathe speed, sanding, mounting wood on a lathe, etc.
|AAW Videos and Information
|American Association of Woodturners repository of how-to videos, articles, etc. on every woodturning topic imaginable.
For AAW members. (This alone is worth the dues.)
|Methods, tips, and techniques for turning wood on a lathe. Dozens of of articles with hundreds of photographs and diagrams.
|Wood World Day
|YouTube video of Wood World Day – A variety of demonstrations
|Great searchable online reference for wood identification. Info on grain, color, toxicity, hardness and much more.
|Tons of info on spalted wood including making your own from the Applied Mycology Lab at Oregon State University
|Illustrated, step-by-step process to identify a tree by the kinds of leaves it produces from the Arbor Day Foundation
|Non-commercial site focusing on color-correct pictures of exotic and domestic woods
|Comprehensive collection of woodworking information and free resources: 10,000 article Knowledge Base, Forum, and a variety of wood working calculators.
|American Association of Woodturners The mothership of the woodturning community in North America.
|American Association of Woodturners Find a local Chapter, Craft School, Regional Symposium, or International Woodturning Association
|Chapter of the AAW with board members from Dallas Area Woodturners (DAW), East Texas Woodturners (ETW), Golden Triangle Woodturners (GTW), Hunt County Woodturners (HCW), and Woodturners of North Texas (WNTX).
|The South West Association of Turners (SWAT) holds one of the largest woodturning symposiums in the world yearly in Waco, TX
|Based in Ft. Worth, the Woodturners of North Texas is an AAW chapter serving North Texas.
|Based in Tyler, TX the East Texas Woodturners Association is an AAW Chapter serving East Texas
|The Golden Triangle Woodturners is an AAW chapter located in Denton, Texas
|The Hunt County Wood Turners is an AAW chapter located in Greenville Texas
|The Dallas Area Woodturners is an AAW chapter located in Dallas, Texas
|Dallas Makerspace is a shared community workshop and laboratory. We are an organized group of local artists, engineers, makers, and thinkers who work together to provide tools and learning resources to the public.
|The Segmented Woodturners Association is an AAW chapter devoted to the art and craft of segmented woodturning
|Lucid Woodturners is an association focused on using technologies like video, computers, audio, lasers, 3D printing, and various other techniques to produce, share and teach woodturning. Kind of a hi-tech turners group.
|The primary purpose of the North Texas Woodworker’s Association is to promote the craft of woodworking, and assist in the improvement of the memberships skills and abilities at all levels of experience. This is accomplished by seminars, workshops, demonstrations sharing of information about woodworking techniques, tools, sources for supplies, and networking with other members.
|Located in downtown Saint Paul, MN, the Gallery of Wood Art is sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners
|The Center for Art in Wood, formerly the Wood Turning Center, has been widely recognized as a valuable resource for the preservation and promotion of the field of art made from wood
|World of Woodturners, A site where woodturners can post photos and descriptions of their work and engage in discussion about their art.
|Segmented Turning Reference/Utilities
|Segmented Woodturning (Secrets and Tips for the Beginner)
|Pros, Cons, Types of floating bases
|Segmented Ring Calculator 1
|Segmented Ring Calculator 2
|Segmented Ring Calculator 3
|Segmented Ring Calculator 4
|Compound Cuts Calculator
|Compound Angle Calculator
|Calculators for everything imaginable
|Fractions and Millimeter to Decimal Conversion Table
|Every kind of construction/mechanical calculator and diagram you can think of. With printable templates and savable pdfs. Direct link for segmented turning in segmented link section
|Drill Size Conversion Table
Fract. (in)/Decimal/(mm)/Wire No. or Letter
|Wrench Size And Conversion Table
|Calculators for geometric shapes (2D) and solids (3D
|Incredible GIFS of Tsugite (Japanese Joinery)
|Forum and community dedicated to pen turning
|Sawmill Creek Woodworking Community