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.


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News: (Quick Links)
Next Alaska Woodturners Associatiion Meeting
Update on Valley Fiber Arts Guild Show in November
Show/Sell at Hugi Lewis Studio in December

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The Next Alaska Woodturners Association Meeting

will be held on

November1, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Demonstration by Richard Raynor - Acrylic Pens

You are invited to attend your first two meetings as our guest.

Annual Membership Dues
Individual $30.00
Family $40.00

Membership renewals are due by October's club meeting.

AWA meetings are held at Hardware Specialties, Inc.
which is located at 424 W. 54th Ave, Anchorage. 

Hardware Specialties, Inc.
Your local dealer for quality woodworking tools, including lathes, lathe supplies, turning tools, project supplies, books, videos and a wide variety exotic and domestic lumber.

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location map of Hardware Specialities, Inc.


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Hugi-Lewis Gallery

Attention woodturners, carvers, scrollers and woodworkers! The Hugi-Lewis Studio will be showcasing their Enchanted Forest show/sale during the month of December. We are all invited to bring some items to their gallery for the exhibit and sale.

The exhibit kicks off with December's First Friday event, which is a big art event in Anchorage every month. Artists and customers mingle at this event, with live music and refreshments.


Entries for the exhibit will be accepted on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. For more information, please see this year's handout.


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Out of the Box Holiday Sale


The Valley Fiber Arts Guild has invited the Alaska Woodturner's Association to join them in their annyal Out of the Box Holiday Sale which they hold the first weekend in November at the Palmer Depot.

AWA is going to have a booth at this sale. Contact Kristine if you are interested in having items in the club booth.

Booth setup is 8:00 am Saturday and the sale opens at 10:00 am.

For more information regarding this event, please see the supporting documents.

Valley Fiber Arts Sale Info

Valley Fiber Arts Sale Inventory Sheet (This is an Excel document)