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Chapter 130 of
AAW
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  More things to see, places to visit, places to spend your money, H E L P !
 
  • Community
  • Video Links
  • References
  • A Good Turn
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Woodturning is very much about community. That community extends throughout the land and across the seas. Here are a few clubs that are in our proximity. If you are ever in their vicinity, any of these clubs would be delighted if you payed them a visit should your schedules coincide.
       
British Columbia Fraser Valley Woodturners - Abbotsford  
Island Woodturners Guild 
Kamloops Woodworkers Guild 
Prince George Woodturners Guild
Quesnel Woodturners Guild
Suncoast Woodcrafters
   
Alberta Edmonton Woodturners Guild 
Calgary Woodturners Guild
Chinook Woodturners Guild - Lethbridge 
   
Ontario Woodturners Guild of Ontario - Pickering
Toronto WoodTurners Guild
Grey-Bruce Woodturners Guild - Kincardine
Kingston Woodturners     
Thames Valley Woodturners - London 
Simcoe Woodturners Guild - Barrie
Golden Horseshoe Woodturners Guild - Burlington
Ottawa Valley Woodturners
Quinte Woodturners Guild - Trenton
Kawartha Woodturners Quild - Peterborough
   
Quebec West Island Woodturners - Montreal
   
Nova Scotia Nova Woodturners Guild
   
New Brunswick Fredericton Woodturners Association
     
Newfoundland & Avalon Woodturners Guild
  Labrador
   
Washington & Oregon Northwest Washington Woodturners - Mount Vernon
Seattle Woodturners
Woodturners of Olympia    
Olympic Peninsula Woodturners
South Puget Sound Woodturners
Cascade Woodturners         
Pacific Northwest Wood Turners Guild - Portland
Northwest Woodturners - Portland
Mid-Columbia Woodturners - Eastern WA / OR
Beaver State Woodturners - Eugene
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online videos Rex Burningham    
  Turning a bowl - a comprehensive series.    
       
  JT Dunphy    
  From log to finished Bowl    
       
  Jamie Donaldson      
  Square Edged Bowl Series 1    
  Square Edged Bowl Series 2    
  Square Edged Bowl Series 3    
  Square Edged Bowl Series 4    
  Square Edged Bowl Series 5    
       
  Tony Barfoot    
  Bowl with copper wire inlay    
  Bowl with epoxy window for tea candle    
       
  Eugen Schlaak    
  Step by step Hollow Vessel    
       
  More videos can be found via Fundamentals: Turning101 & Focus on Fundamentals    
       
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critique materials      
  Jim Christiansen - The Art of Critique  
  SFU - Suck Factor Unit for Ceramics  
  Marvel Bartell - Goshen College 3  
  John Williams - Critique Process for  
       
fellowship of the round      
  Fundamentals - Bruce Campbell    Start at Focus on Fundamentals
  Home with Herm de Vries- WOW!   Read about World of Woodturners
  John D. Williams - Wood is fun !   Start at “About John”
  Woodturners Resource   register to enjoy videos etc.
       
galleries of wood art      
  AAW Gallery of Wood Art   Check 'Past Exhibits' for ideas
  The Bohlen Collection   login: Bob pw: woodart
  The Bresler Collection (video)   video interview
  The Bresler Collection (slides)   slide show all pieces
  Mark Lindquist   Full size wood art
  Moulthrop Family   Ed, Philip, Matt
  The Wood Turning Centre   Multiple Galleries
  Collectors of Wood Art   Home page
  Collectors of Wood Art - blog   Blog link
  French Association for the Art of Wood turning   Great variety of  European wood artists
  Woodturning design    Great variety of wood artists
       
suppliers - wood      
  Andy's Woodbarn   Abbotsford
  Bow River Craftwoods   Chilliwack
  KMS Tools   Coquitlam
  P J White Hardwoods   Vancouver
  Reimer Hardwoods   Abbotsford
  P & D Taylor Industries   Pitt Meadows, Contact: denitay@gmail.com 604 466-0955
  Western Acoustic Timbers   Rosedale, Contact: Romeo 604-701-2356
  Windsor Plywood   Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby
     
  Craft Supplies   Mail order - Utah
  Hibdon Hardwood    Mail order - Missouri, instrument wood
  Wood Box, The   Mail order - Ontario
  Woodchuckers   Mail order
  Woodcraft USA   closest outlet is Seattle
       
suppliers      
  AZ Carbide   Carbide hollowing, ring cutters, scrapers, etc.
  American Science and Surplus   Wide variety of stuff
  Beall Tools   Abrasives, buffing, pen-stuff, collet chucks
  Claphams Beeswax Products   Bowl finish and sanding compound
  Clermont Ultimate Tools   Festool Agents
  Colours Art Supplies and Framing   Artists supplies
  Craft Supplies   Woodturning supplies
  Detail Master    Pyrography (burning) tools
  Freud Tools   Saw blades & router bits
  Industrial Plastics & Paint   Plastic containers and finishes
  Innovative Manufacturing Inc.   Abrasives - 861 Derwent Way, Annacis Island. Bill Peterson 604.522.2811 ext. 120
  Island Woodcraft   Lathes, Gouges, Classes, Carving tools, Abrasives
  JT Turning Tools   Vacuum adapters etc.
  Kelton Industries   Hollowing and other custom turning tools
  KMS Tools   Everything for the woodworker
  Kroma Acrylics   Acrylics and how to use them
  Lee Valley Tools   Hand tools and classes
  Makita Tools   Power tools
  Metal Mart   Metal stock 
  Micro-Mark - the small tool specialists   Online parts and tool supplier
  Opus   Art supplies and classes
  Packard Woodworks   Turning tools
  Pacific Bolt   Large nuts... for custom faceplates
  Raider Hansen   Fittings,  tools, & finishes
  Rolly Munro    Hollowing specialty tools
  Royce Sales - Your Sandpaper Specialist   Sandpapers and holders
  Robert Sorby   Gouges and other turning tools
  Summit Tools   Hand tools
  Supergrit    Abrasive and buffing supplies
  Tools for Wood Working   Checkout hand cut rasps
  Triton Woodworking    Powered Respirator
  Turning Tools UK    Start at Introduction to Woodturning
  Woodchuckers   Woods and finishes
  Woodcraft USA   US Wood and tool supplier
  Woodturners Catalogue    Broad selection of turning tools & supplies
  Woodturning Online    Start at Learning to Turn
       
science relating to turning     
  Wood Database    
  The International Association of Wood Anatomists    
  U.S. Forest Products Laboratory    
  You get what you pay for - tool steel comparison.    
  Ameritech - Grit standards     
  Botanical Dermatology     
  Hardwoods     
  NIOSH    
  Tree Book (BC)    
  TreeKey - identify wood middle America woods.    
  UBC - Faculty of Forestry    
  Wood strength by species     
       
importing & business stuff     
  Allowable Wood Species Imports List     
  Receiving US Goods at Your address in Blaine   Cheap and convenient service 
  TSB Trans Border Shipping   Same in Point Roberts
  Hagen's of Blaine mailbox service   Cheap and convenient service 
       
design software      
  Bill Ooms   Bowl shape software (free)
  Google design tool    SketchUp v.8  (free)
       
finishing tips and resources    
  Michael Dresdner   Discontinued but the archives are there
  Milk Paint   Eco friendly - we can use more of this
  Joe Landon   water based aniline dyes
       
       
project focused       
  fluted beams     
  plans a plenty    
  Society of Ornamental Turners     
  Sounding Bowls - stringed instruments     
  Wood Hat    
       
publishers       
  Taunton Press    Fine Woodworking
       
sites with lots of links       
  Around the Woods    
  Coeur du Bois     
  Grinds     
  Healing Arts - Edric Nalani Florence     
  Joe Woodworker    Mainly about Veneers
  Laymar Crafts    Go to Technical Pages- Links
  Marshall Gorrow    
  Stabilizing wood using soap     
  Three Seasons Woodturnings    
  Woodturning Center    
  Woodturning Online    Neal Addy
  Woodworkers Institute    
       
jigs & tips       
  Around the Woods    
  donut chuck for reverse turning(bottoms)    
  Woodturners Workshop    
       
lathe suppliers      
  General International    
  Jet    
  Ligno    
  Magma Titan     
  Montgomery County Woodturners compilation chart    
  Nova DVR    
  Oneway    
  Powermatic    
  Robust    
  Stubby   John Jordan
  VB Manufacturing    
  Vicmarc    
       
dust collection      
  Bill Pentz - research   The Ultimate study in managing dust control
  Busy Bee Tools    
  Clear Vue Cyclones   Bill Pentz designed system
  Oneida Air Systems    
       
band saws      
  Craftex   Consumer range
  Delta   Consumer range
  General International   Consumer range
  Grizzly   Consumer range
  Jet   Consumer range
  Hammer / Felder   High End
  Laguna Tools   High End
  MiniMax   High End     note model S45 is discontinued
       
band saw blades and technical data    
  Practical Advice re band saws    
  Technical Documents    
  Get a Resaw King blade at a discount?   no guarantee on this offer
  Blade selector from Lennox   useful utility to select the appropriate blade
  Sawmillcreek forum on carbide blades and green wood    
  AAW Forum on Green wood band saw cutting    
  Wood Slicer from Highland Woodworking    
  Lenox Woodmaster blades    
  F&B Saws in Mission BC    Special offer on Lenox blades? Painfully slow site!