Arnie Geiger
Bob Congdon -
President of AWA

Welcome to the
Alaska Woodturners Association

Our woodturning organization is committed to the advancement of woodturning, by helping all who wish to learn to create items by the use of a wood lathe.


The Next Alaska Woodturners Association Meeting

will be held on

April 4, 2015 at 10:00 AM

demonstration by Gary Nelson on
the topic of Segmented Turning.

You are invited to attend your first two meetings as our guest.

Annual Membership Dues
Individual $30.00
Family $40.00

AWA meetings are held at Hardware Specialties, Inc.
which is located at 424 W. 54th Ave, Anchorage. 

Hardware Specialties, Inc.
Your local dealer for quality woodworking tools, including lathes, lathe supplies, turning tools, project supplies, books, videos and a wide variety exotic and domestic lumber.

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enlarge or get directions

location map of Hardware Specialities, Inc.

Alaska Woodturners Association gives Nick Carwile at ClearWater Productions a big thank you for the wonderful pictures he took of our 2015 Symposium Event. Be sure to check out his website!


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AWA Member Communications - Email Notifications

AWA sends email notifications to our members about upcoming events and meetings. If you are a current or new member and are not receiving these notifications, please subscribe to our list here.


Woodturning Classes

If you are interested in taking a woodturning class please contact our Class Cooridinator, Bob Flint at His phone number is 337-3189. Please let him know what type of class of you would like, so he can work on scheduling it into the calendar.


Safety First

Don't try this at home....