Proud to be Chapter # 120
of the American Association of Woodturners
American Assn of Woodturners link
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April '04 Grads with certificates
is a group of men and women in the southwestern Gulf Coast of Florida, based in Fort Myers.

The fundamental purpose of the WOODTURNERS OF SOUTH WEST FLORIDA (WSWF) is to provide education, information, and organization to persons in this geographical area that are interested in woodturning, by providing meeting locations, a forum for the sharing of  ideas, exchange of woodturning materials, information and education about woodturning activities, and the promotion of woodturning as an art form and craft, for young and mature alike.

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Current Newsletter link.

Upcoming Events:
General Meeting: Alan Welch on the phosphorescence in wood. General Membership meeting is March 3rd, 2015
  Board Meeting is scheduled for March 18th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
March 14 & 15, 2015. Warren Carpenter Demonstration. One day $35.00 and two days
is $60.00. Pay at the February or March "General Meeting". Calendar of Events page has been updated for 2015.
 Warren's website:        REMEMBER: 3rd Saturday 9 to 4 free turning day at Community Center. Members only.
  Next Workshop 3rd Saturday is March 21, 2015
Woodworking / woodturning videos links Jet Lathe for sale. See Trader's Corner page.
See the newly-added AAW video links
Updated Membership Application. Click here.  (As of November 21, 2013)

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Visit the Trader's Corner.
NEW item listed as of February 3, 2015



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Monthly General Meetings are usually held 
at 6:30 PM on the 1st Tuesday of the month 
at The Riverside Community Center
Come at 6:00 PM for Meet 'n' Greet

3061 East Riverside Drive in Ft. Myers, Florida.


The next  General Meeting will be March 3, 2015

The next Turning Saturday will be March 21, 2015

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for March 18, 2015 @ 6:00 PM at Panera Bread in Cape Coral, FL.


Highlights and Pictures of Recent Meetings are part of our NEWSLETTERS

Next Meetings and Location

Club Members
(view this page for the ever-growing Members Gallery)

Video/DVD Library

Links to Other Sites




Project Ideas

Woodturners of South West Florida Membership Application

WoodTurning demonstrations and meetings
usually held at 6:30 on the1st Tuesday of the month
at The Riverside Community Center
3061 East Riverside Drive in Ft. Myers, Florida.

2013 - 2015 Officers

President: R. Alan Welch

Vice President:  Roger Christy

Treasurer: Diane Janes

Secretary: Phil Edilla

2013 - 2014
Board Members At Large:
Past President: Phil Edilla

Bob Gerald

John Gerald

WSWF Bylaws

Appointed Volunteer Positions:
Roger Christy - Librarian
John Gerald - A/V Chair
Phil Edila - Education -Chair

Committees and Chairpersons

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