Useful Links

Woodturning Forums

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Association of Woodturners of Great Britain Discussion Forum  AWGB discussion forum - includes tool reviews, news of other clubs etc.

Woodturner's Resource Forum
Woodturner's Resource web forum. This site describes itself as "The Fastest Growing Woodturning Forum On The Net."

UK Workshops Woodturning Forum
 One of the UK Workshops group of web forums.

Woodworkers Institute Forum  Web Forum associated with Woodturning magazine.

Other Woodturning Websites

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Andi Wolfe If you like your turnings coloured/ pyrographed/ textured this site is well worth a look.

Alan's Factory Outlet Alan's Factory Outlet Guide to Wood Turning - a huge site containing numerous woodturning articles and other links to woodturning related sites

Association of Woodturners of Great Britain Main Site International non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement and promotion of woodturning.

Avon and Bristol Woodturners Woodturning club active in and around Bristol. Affiliated to the AWGB.

Avon Plywood Timber merchant in Keynsham near Bristol. Recommended by one of our members.

Axminster Power Tool Centre
Suppliers of a huge range of  tools and materials of particular interest to woodturners.

American Association of Woodturners
Known in America for their Annual Symposium.  The website contains links to some excellent photographs, videos and ideas for projects

Berkshire Woodturning Association Berkshire Woodturning Association meet on the third Wednesday of the month at the New Priestwood Community Centre, Priestwood Court Road, Bracknell, RG42 1TU.  Have a look at their site for more details.

Binh Pho's Woodturning Gallery Binh uses airbrush and piercing techniques - so for those who like colour with their woodturning

Bob Neill One of the UK's foremost pyrographers.

Cobweb Crafts The website of Andy Coates, Registered Professional Turner and PR officer of the AWGB.

The Toolpost Woodworking and woodturning tools and equipment, timber supplies

Craft Supplies Limited Craft Supplies have joined forces with The Turners Retreat

D & M Hand and Power Tools Specialists

Tool and machinery supplier.

D.J.Delorie Some useful online tools here for those designing segmented turnings.

Ellie Thompson
 NWWA Club Member's Treen Workshop Website

Exotic Wood "A non-commercial site focusing on colour-correct pictures of exotic and domestic woods". Somewhere to go if you're having trouble identifying that mysterious piece of wood.

Forest of Bere Woodturners Association, Hampshire "The Forest of Bere Woodturners Association is a friendly gathering of woodturners encompassing all ages and skills.

Frans Brown Frans is a local woodturner - this site shows some lovely examples of his work.

Fred Wiman - The Gallery of Turned Wooden Vessels If you're into exquisitely turned artistic vessels spend some time having a look at this site.

International Association of Penturners A "must visit" site for all you turners of writing implements.

Jacques Vesery Sculptor and wood artist from Maine, USA.

John Noffsinger A wood artist who utilises pyrography to produce some of his work.

Kevin Neelley - Kevin's Woodturnings A sensational collection of segmented turnings - together with instructions on how to produce segmented work yourself.

Ockenden Timber Specialist woodturning and carving suppliers. Also suppliers of pyrography equipment.

Out of Control Woodturning - Bob Turner

Bob does a really neat line in segmented turning.

Peter Child Woodturning Supplies Supplier of woodturning tools and materials.

Peterborough Woodturning Club A great website from what appears to be a thriving woodturning club.

Poolewood Machinery Suppliers of woodturning lathes and woodturning accessories.

Pyrographiques Susan Robey produces pyrography art and giftware in wood and leather. If you want to see some advanced pyrography this is one site not to miss.

Record Power Woodworking machines and accessories

Robin Wood Claims to be the only turner in England who specialises "in making wooden bowls and plates on a traditional foot-powered lathe". Some fascinating historical stuff here.

Scorch's Pyrography Inspirational pyrography site.

Stiles and Bates Suppliers of tools and materials for woodturners.

Test Valley Turners The website of Test Valley Turners in Hampshire.

The Treen Workshop
 NWWA Club Member Ellie Thompson's Website

The E-Museum of Pyrographic Art References and cross-references for works of art in pyrography
pyrographic tools, books on pyrography and related topics,
sources for classes and instruction, and networking for pyrographic artists around the world.

The Woodturner's Workshop - Brian Clifford Tricks, tips and useful advice in abundance here.

Turner's Cabin
Woodturning supplies, tools and equipment

Turner's Retreat Woodturning tools, machinery and materials supplier.

Woodturner's Resource Tools, techniques, message board, you name it. This site also hosts downloadable videos to refine your technique.

Woodturning by Marshall Gorrow
 Two web pages containing over 500 links to woodturning related sites, Associations, woodturning clubs, woodturners personal sites and articles etc.

Woodworker's Website Association - Woodsampler Having trouble identifying that piece of timber? Then take a look at this site - it contains photos of many of the timbers we're likely to come across during our turning.

Yandles Hobby Centre Yandles supplies woodworking tools and materials and, in particular, timber. This site deals with the artists supplies and papercrafts side of the business but it does have contact details for their woodworking centre.

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