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.

Upcoming Classes TO SIGN UP FOR with Alaska Woodturners Association

To attend classes with AWA, you must be a member in good standing.

Date/Time Class Title Class Description

Tuition: $25.00

March 5, 2016

2:00 - 5:00

to be held at Hardware Specialties

Finishes for Woodturning

Class on finishes for wood turnings with Bill Poole. Bill will discuss different finishes for various woods, what looks good and what does not. Options on what you want from your turning.

This class will be held at Hardware Specialties.


EMPTY BOWL PROJECT: Woodturners, please contribute turned bowls to the upcoming EMPTY BOWL PROJECT for BEANS CAFE in March 2016. This is an annual fundraiser for a great cause, which features a wide assortment of bowls from local artists. Last year AWA artists contributed over 300 bowls. To learn more about the event, click here:



Thanks to you all for your continued support of the Alaska Woodturner's Association. We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Woodturning Symposium in January.


Bob Congdon
President, AWA


The next Alaska Woodturners Association Meeting

March 5, 2016

Demonstration by Dave Staehli

A demonstration you don't want to miss!

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (approximate)

location map of Hardware Specialities, Inc.  
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Meetings are held at

Hardware Specialties, Inc.

located at

424 W. 54th Avenue
Anchorage Alaska


Join Us!

(Attend up to two meetings without being a member.)


Alaska Woodturner's Association

2016 Symposium

January 30, 31

Featured turners were:

Jimmy Clewes Al Stirt
Arnie Geiger

Tom Coghill Bob Congdon

event was held at:

Hardware Specialties, Inc.

Thank you to our demonstrators, set-up crew, clean-up crew, photographers, and spectators!

A very big "Thank You" to Hardware Specialties, Inc. for their continued support.