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.



News: (Quick Links)
Contact Information for members needed
Woodturner's Moving Sale
Next AWA Meeting - AWA Annual Picnic
American Association of Woodturners 2014 Symposium
Utah Woodturners 2014 Symposium


I do not have valid email addresses for the following members in our member roster. If you are listed below, please send me an email and I will add you as a user to our website.
- Kristine
  • Danny Bryant
  • Gene Janigo
  • George Gates
  • Paul Sines
  • C. Melvin Bowns
  • Charlie Carey
  • Doug Morris
  • Paul Brehmer

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Woodturner's Moving Sale

  • 14 inch JET bandsaw with 6" riser - 10" throat
  • Overhead Dust Filtration System. 15" x 20" x 32" with 3 filters.
  • Craftsman air compressor. 30 gallon, 6 HP with nail gun and nails.
  • Lots of wood in various sizes and species.
  • JET slow speed wet tool sharpener system.
  • Display shelving - great for shows. Two types and both are portable with one on wheels.
  • STIHL chainsaw with 20" bar/rip chain
  • Another chainsaw with 16" bar/rip chain

For pricing and other information, please contact Wayne Boden at 248-0459.

Wayne's address is 2521 Stern Circle, which is near Minnesota and 100th.


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Our Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on May 17th at our Annual Picnic. Should the weather not be agreeable (i.e. it snows), we have set an alternate date for June 7th.

This is our last meeting until September. The meeting will be held at 10:00 am at Jeff Trotter's Estate in Palmer, Alaska. The event includes a demonstration by one of our local woodturners and an Instant Gallery of members work.

Short meeting followed by woodturning demonstration , Annual Potluck Picnic, and an Instant Gallery.

Bring a side-dish of food to share and an item you've turned to enter in the Instant Gallery. The club provides drinks, brats and salmon.

This Instant Gallery is judged as People's Choice. All members vote for their favorite pieces. The pieces with the most votes wins.

  • 1st prize - $100 gift certificate at Hardware Specialties
  • 2nd prize - $ 75 gift certificate at Hardware Specialties
  • 3rd prize - $ 50 gift certificate at Hardware Specialties



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2014 AWA Symposium Pictures


Click here to Visit our 2014 Symposium through the pictures taken by Kevin McGaha.

Kevin has his own website.
Visit Kevin's website here.



AWA 2014 Symposium


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Utah Woodturning Symposium

May 15-17, 2014
Orem, Utah

visit for more information


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