Volunteers for upcoming Events – anything highlighted in yellow still needs to be filled – email webmaster to volunteer!

Timber Woodworking Vender & Craft Show – Mesa:

(Address: 935 E. Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204)

  • Nov. 2nd –  8am to 5pm
  • Nov. 3rd – 8am to 4pm
    • 8am to 10am – Dick Jones, George Kick
    • 10am to 12:00pm – Richard January, Dick Jones, George Kick
    • 12pm to 2:00pm – Bill Taggart, Richard January
    • 2pm to 5:00pm – Larry Jurgens, OPEN SPOT
    • All Day:  Jim McCleary

Turn-a-Thon at Woodcraft  – Turning pens for Troops — Saturday, Nov. 10th

AWA woodturners turn pens AND show the public and/or help the public make pens for the American Troops

Woodcraft:  Address: 3002 N Arizona Ave Ste 12, Chandler, AZ 85225

  • November 10th – 9am to 5pm
    • 9am – 11am ——— Richard January, Archie Ferguson
    • 11am – 1pm  ——–  Richard January, Gerard Merchant
    • 1pm – 3pm   ——–  Chuck Larue, Bill Taggart
    • 3pm – 5pm   ——–  Larry Jurgens, OPEN SPOT
    • All day  ————-  Jim McCleary


Can you help out?  Email:  webmaster@azwoodturners.org

AWA Club is a volunteer organization, everyone working together makes a strong organization.

Click here to fill in a Volunteer Form


Everyone working together makes a strong woodturning club!  There is something for everyone!


Opportunities open to members include:

  • Volunteers needed for setup/take down at monthly meetings
  • Demonstrators at meetings/fairs/events
    • AZ State Fair, October
    • Turn-a-Thon for Troops, November
    • Woodworking Expo, January
  • Mentors for new members
  • Bring drinks to meetings
  • Help set up/take down at all day events
  • Help with food at all day events
  • Write articles for the newsletter
  • Submit review of book/video for the website/newsletter
  • Back-up for Videographer
  • Back-up for Picture taking at meetings
  • Organizing events
  • Submit Tips/Techniques/Links for the website/newsletter
  • Proofreader for newsletter or website

and it can only be strong and successful if every member does their part in some way. If you enjoy wood turning and enjoy learning new skills and meeting fellow wood turners, then your AWA is a great venue.

Help in some way. Volunteer to do demonstration turning at the State Fair; or help move equipment to the meetings; or help clean up after meetings; be a mentor; find some task that you can do, and do it regularly for your Club. It will make you part of the Club instead of just an observer. You will be amazed at how much more you enjoy the Club; and your work will be appreciated by fellow members and make the Club stronger and more vibrant.