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 December 10th, 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 December 13th at 7:00 pm.

At the Crimora Community Center on Rt 612

Holiday party and big show and tell

"Note: date is second Tuesday and not third Tuesday."

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:

Mike Sorge's "Finding your own market"

Phil Evans's "Marketing Tips"

Dennis Hippen's "Producing Spalted Woods"

Tom Evans "Voids, What to do"

Alex Pettigrew - Texturing Tools for Wood Turning

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.