Welcome to the CVW Website!
Next meeting is Tuesday June 18th —at 7:00 pm
Steve Pritchard from Winston,GA
will provide a 2 hour demonstration for the CVW regular meeting night on June 18, 2013.
See his web site. www.stevepritchardwoodturning.com
Steve will cover 3 demo projects:
1. Beginner project - turn and color bangle bracelets
2. Coloring and texturing emphasis on platters
3. Turn a thin ebony finial
NOTE: Earlier meeting start time of 6:30 PM with demo at 7-9 PM . Will have show but not tell time for member's turnings.
ADMISSION is $5.
If you are buying tools, check out the list of vendors at the bottom of the Resources page.
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.
Click for the May newsletter
Visitors are always welcome.
New Wood Store Policy and Procedures
Accepting Wood Donations
i. All wood to be donated must be reviewed by a member of the Wood Store team (WST) prior to being placed in the sale area.
ii. Wood donations must be received no later than 6:45pm on the night of the meeting to allow time for review and processing.
iii. All wood donations must be identified as to species type.
iv. Wood may be refused for any of the following reasons:
a. Wood is too punky or has excessive cracking or splitting,
b. Wood has visible insect infestation.
c. Excessive inventory of that species, or
d. Wood does not meet acceptance conditions.
Wood Types with Conditions Accepted
i. Bowl Blanks
ii. Logs (Rounds)
iii. Half Logs (Half Rounds)
iv. Squares or Spindle Blanks
a. Blank(s) must be at least 5” x 1” x 1”.
a. Slabs must be at least 1 1/2” thick and have a minimum usable diameter of 6”.
i. Wood must be reviewed by a WST member prior to acceptance.
ii. If the wood is accepted, an information sheet is prepared and attached to the wood with a push pin.
a. The information sheet will contain the type of wood, price, donor’s name, and date received.
Wood Pricing Guidelines
i. Bowl Blanks – All wood species
a. Minimum of $3 dependant on bowl blank size and species.
ii. Logs – All wood species - $5
iii. Half Logs – All wood species - $5
iv. Squares and Spindle Blanks – All wood species - $2
v. Slabs – All wood species - $3
i. Central Virginia Woodturners members may purchase wood on a "first come, first served" basis either:
a. before the formal meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.,
b. during a break between Show-and-Tell and the featured demonstration, and
c. at the conclusion of the demonstration.
ii. Take selected wood to the welcome table and pay the club treasurer the amount marked on the information sheet.
iii. Wood Store proceeds will be added to the club treasury to advance Central Virginia Woodturners' goals.
i. Wood will remain in inventory for no more than 3 months. After 2 months, the wood will be marked down to half price for one more meeting. Any wood that is still remaining in inventory after 3 months will be thrown out.
a. Historically significant wood
b. Highly figured or burl rounds
Until further notice I will have most ONEWAY products except lathe on sale at 20% discount plus shipping. On orders over $1200.00 FREE SHIPPING!!!!
Will provide quote upon request.
Happy and Safe Turning!