Virtual Meeting Planned for AWA Meeting

In this very “new to us” world,  this is for AWA members only by invitation.

A big thank you to Brian Lensink for his virtual demonstration on May 16th.  We had over 70 members tuned in!

June 20th next Virtual Meeting 

  • June 20th
  • Noon to 3pm ?
  • Short meeting/explanation
  • Show N Tell/Instant Gallery
    • send to webmaster - limit 2
    • Deadline June 18th
  • Demonstration – Jeff Kustusch - Iridescent Bowl
  • Raffle – 4  Gift Certificates (Cook Woods)

How will we do this?  Using Zoom meeting software by invitation only.

There is a difference in cost for us purchasing “Zoom” for 100 people or more.  Are you interested in participating in the virtual meeting?  We need a headcount.

AWA Member:  Enter your name here if you want to participate. Click on the next available line to enter your name.  Enter your name, click tab or enter after each entry.  It saves automatically.  Do not delete other names/lines.

We will use “ZOOM” meeting software.  More Zoom information AWA Zoom Hints.

More information in the latest newsletter and in the Members Only section

As an AWA member you can participate in the meeting!  Send the webmaster a picture of your woodturning with description - we will call on you to talk about your piece during the Instant Gallery virtual meeting.  Limit 2 pieces.  Deadline May 14th for entry.



President Challenges 2020


May:  Item used in the kitchen.

June:  Project using crotch wood.

July:  Project not using wood.

August:  Mini Symposium.

September:  Platters.

October:  Beads of Courage Bowls.

November:  All-Day-Demo.

December:  Christmas Party.



What is coming in 2020?


  • May 16 – Brian Lensink - Open Segmented Vessel - virtual meeting
  • June 4-7 AAW'S 34th Annual International Symposium
    • Louisville, KY  (cancelled)
  • June 20 – Jeff Kustuch – Irridescent bowls
  • July 18 – Matt Clarke – Square Bowl
  • Aug 15 – Mini Symposium/Swap Meet



Photo Directory - check out those that are online!

    • Remember to get your picture taken for the photo directory.  Can't remember someone's last name or their name at all?  The Members Only section includes a photo directory.
    • Get your picture taken at an upcoming meeting - so you can be included!  OR send your picture to the webmaster!!



  • To earn money for the club use the Fry's Community Rewards Program:  visit the Frys website at: Once logged into your Fry's account, go to community rewards, click "all", search for Arizona Woodtuners Association either by name or VD448 and then click Enroll. New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card.
  • Sign up for AMAZON SMILE - Amazon gives a percentage to the club when you sign up on Amazon Smile and designate the Arizona Woodturners Association in your account.
  • The American Association of Woodturners- check out their page.