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Chapter 130 of
  More things to see, places to visit, places to spend your money, H E L P !
  • Community
  • Video Links
  • References
  • A Good Turn
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
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
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
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    
critique materials      
  Jim Christiansen - The Art of Critique  
  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 Bresler Collection (video)   video interview
  Mark Lindquist   Full size wood art
  Moulthrop Family   Ed, Philip, Matt
  The Wood Turning Center   Multiple Galleries
  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
  AZ Carbide   Carbide hollowing, ring cutters, scrapers, etc.
  American Science and Surplus   Wide variety of stuff
  Beall Tools   Abrasives, buffing, pen-stuff, collet chucks
  Bearings - B & B Bearing - Surrey   Bearings
  Bearings - Action Bearing - Richmond   Bearings
  Bearings - Motion Industries - Burnaby   Bearings, search engine
  Branches To Bowls - Agent for Vicmarc / Carter and Sons   Festool Agents
  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
  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
  Rocky Mountain   Extruded aluminum - T-Slot
  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    
  Forest Products Innovation(research)    
  U.S. Forest Products Laboratory    
  JANKA wood hardness scale    
  Tool steel comparison.    
  Abrasives / Sandpaper / Grits     
  Botanical Dermatology     
  Tree Book (BC)    
  TreeKey - identify wood middle America woods.    
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    
  Revived Vintage   Hemp Oil
  Miss Mustard Seed   Hemp Oil
  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    
  Taunton Press    Fine Woodworking
sites with lots of links      
  Around the Woods    
  Coeur du Bois     
  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      
  Magma Titan     
  Nova DVR    
  Oneway - KMS Tools - Agent    
  Hollowing, tools, Robust Lathes & Accessories   John Jordan
  VB Manufacturing    
  Vicmarc - Branches to Bowls    
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
  Rikon   Consumer range
  Grizzly   Consumer range
  Jet   Consumer range
  Hammer / Felder   High End
  Laguna Tools - Wood To Works   High end machine tools
  Laguna Tools - Ultimate Tools   High end machine tools
  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!
A collection of general woodworking information, not directly related to turning. This page inspired by  
A wealth of general woodworking knowledge - suggested by Girl Scouts
Setup.com - A guide for beginners with project plans - recommended by Mia
Instructables - suggested by Diane
The Stanley planes
Sharpening hand saws 
    Bob Flexner's 9 ironclad rules on finishing
    Society of Canadian Woodworkers
    Kew Gardens, London England - 40,000 species of plants on display including lots of trees