Here you will find information from the club such as club meeting demonstrations, mentoring, safety, newsletters, project plans, tips and tricks all related to woodturning.
Demonstrations, Project and Technique Videos
Go to the
DAW YouTube Channel to see videos of demonstrations and presentations made at meetings of the Dallas Area Woodturners club.
Note – If you don’t see a specific video, at the request of the demonstrator, it may be unlisted on the DAW YouTube. It may be accessed through the
Member Resources page on the DAW website.
Dallas Area Woodturners YouTube Channel
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.) Doc Green 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
Woodturning organizations http://www.woodturner.org/ American Association of Woodturners The mothership of the woodturning community in North America. https://www.woodturner.org/Woodturner/AAWConnects/AAW-Connects.aspx American Association of Woodturners Find a local Chapter, Craft School, Regional Symposium, or International Woodturning Association http://www.trinityriverwoodturners.net/ 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). https://www.swaturners.org/ The South West Association of Turners (SWAT) holds one of the largest woodturning symposiums in the world yearly in Waco, TX http://www.wntx.org Based in Ft. Worth, the Woodturners of North Texas is an AAW chapter serving North Texas. http://www.easttexaswoodturners.org/ Based in Tyler, TX the East Texas Woodturners Association is an AAW Chapter serving East Texas http://www.goldentrianglewoodturners.org/ The Golden Triangle Woodturners is an AAW chapter located in Denton, Texas https://www.huntcountywoodturners.org/ The Hunt County Wood Turners is an AAW chapter located in Greenville Texas https://dallaswoodturners.com/ The Dallas Area Woodturners is an AAW chapter located in Dallas, Texas https://dallasmakerspace.org/ 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. https://segmentedwoodturners.org/ The Segmented Woodturners Association is an AAW chapter devoted to the art and craft of segmented woodturning https://www.lucidwoodturners.com/ 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.
Wood Art http://www.galleryofwoodart.org/ Located in downtown Saint Paul, MN, the Gallery of Wood Art is sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners https://centerforartinwood.org/ 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 https://www.thewows.com/ World of Woodturners, A site where woodturners can post photos and descriptions of their work and engage in discussion about their art.
Individual Newsletter Archive
September 2022 Newsletter
October 2022 Newsletter
November 2022 Newsletter
December 2022 Newsletter
Here are the club safety rules and guidelines for working in any shop, club managed or private shop.