Central Virginia Woodturners

a registered chapter of the American Association of Woodturners

Welcome to the CVW Website!

You burn 'em, We turn 'em!

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Saturday April 8th, The Denny Martin Woodturning Skills Center is open to the public

from 9AM -Noon.  If you are interested in turning but are afraid to just jump in,

this is the class for you.  Or if you just want to further your skills...

to learn more please contact Jim Oates at oatesjim@comcast.net


The next regular meeting is on April 18th at 7:00 pm.

At the Crimora Community Center on Rt 612

Jim Sprinkle - Segmented turning

There will noise and chips. That’s all we need. It’ll be fun. See you all there.


CVW Non-Member Info in pdf

CVW Membership Application in pdf

CVW Brochure with Mission Statement


Handouts From the Last Few Meetings:

Lichtenberg Fractal Woodburning

Barbara Dill "Functional multi-axis pieces"

Mike Sorge's "Finding your own market"

If you are going to give a demo - Here are some tips


The Central Virgina Woodturners (CVW), located in Shenandoah Valley in Crimora, VA, is an affiliate of the American Association of Woodturners, serving turners from Charlottesville to Staunton to Harrisonburg.

CVW exists to serve its members who are hobbyists, amateurs, craftsmen and professionals. We enjoy a commonality of interest and provide each other knowledge, information, assistance and encouragement in developing and refining our woodturning skills.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, at the Crimora Community Center. Meeting schedules, location, and changes found on the Calendar page.

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Visitors are always welcome.


Inclement Weather

Meeting Cancellation Policy

Central Virginia Woodturners

TYPICALLY there will be No Regular Meeting if Augusta County Schools are closed day of third Tuesday regular meeting nights.

Check club website and your email by 2 PM day of meeting for confirmation of canceled.

If the weather clears mid-day, we may have the meeting.

If the weather turns nasty with school in session, we may well cancel.

In any event use your judgment. 

If in doubt, call any CVW Officer.

The monthly 2nd Saturday morning Woodturning Skills Center weather cancellations 

will be handled by our CVWSkills Center Coordinator.

Members should check their email about 8AM

Non-members, or those without email will be called.