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​​​​​Welcome to The Acadiana Woodturners Club website!

 

Our members look forward to sharing their woodturning skills and knowledge. Whether you are a novice, craftsman or artist - come join us!

 

Mission:
To provide education and information to those who are interested in woodturning either as a profession or a vocation. Woodturning is defined as the shaping of wood using a lathe to produce objects that include but are not limited to decorative and/or functional bowls, boxes, vessels, sculptural items, furniture and architectural components, toys, tools, pens or pencils, game calls and musical instruments.

Purpose:  

  • To provide general support of the functions and purposes of the American Association of Woodturners, and the promotion of woodturning as a viable art and craft.

  • To provide a local organization and meeting place for local woodturners to expand their knowledge and skills.

  • To promote the sharing of ideas and techniques regarding this craft and art form and the tools and equipment used.

  • To be a local source of information regarding the rewards of woodturning as a hobby or profession, and the promotion thereof.

 

Resources:

Woodturning Vendor Checklist

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Monthly Meetings: 

First Saturday of each month

Monthly Meeting Place:

   Lewis Services

   510 W Saul Drive

   Scott, LA 70583

Guest are always welcome!

Meeting Dates/Hours:

July 1, 2023 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM

August 5, 2023 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM

September 2023 | No Meeting 

October 7, 2023 | 9:00AM - 12:00PM

 

President's Message

(June 2023)

Monthly Meeting Place: Lewis Services, 510 W Saul Drive, Scott, LA 70583

Garland J. Barras

President

Acadiana Woodturners Club

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Guest Demonstrator - Phil Rose

(During Chapter Meeting | June 6, 2020)

Phil Rose from Dragon's Rose Studio was our chapter's recent guest demonstrator. Below is a preview video and a sample of his demonstration. 

Photos from a Saturday Workshop

Workshop hosted by member, Steve Nix, introduced woodturning techniques to new and existing members.

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