Our Chapter

The Wilmington Area Woodturners Association (WAWA) was founded in 2004, a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW), to support and build a community of new and experienced woodturners through teaching, training, and demonstrations.

Our Mission

Our chapter's mission is twofold. First and foremost, the mission of WAWA is to provide a forum by which its members can enhance their knowledge of woodturning by sharing experiences and techniques with each other and through continuing education. Secondly, WAWA strives to broaden awareness and knowledge about the craft of woodturning with those in the Wilmington area communities. In furtherance of these two missions, WAWA seeks to gain community recognition and support by participating in local events, education programs, training classes, and exhibits.

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Upcoming Events

Clinic: Ornaments
Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Demonstrator: Byron Rosbrugh
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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Clinic: Bowl from a Board
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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AAW Turning News

Friday, October 20, 2017
WABI5: Local Woodturners Craft Pens for Veteran Groups (10/20/2017)
A group of local woodturners have "turned" their hobby into a way to say thank you to area veterans. They're coming close to putting a cap on their pen project. TV5 made sure they were dotting the I'....

Friday, October 20, 2017
COLLIE MAIL: Top turning award for Collie woodturner (10/20/2017)

Friday, October 20, 2017
MAIL TRIBUNE: New exhibits open at downtown Medford galleries (10/19/2017)

Friday, October 20, 2017
MARKETS INSIDER: The Center for Art in Wood, in Partnership With the Emil Milan Research Project
After a decade of research, including more than three years of writing, editing, design, photography, and illustration, The Center for Art in Wood (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), along with the Emil Mil....

Friday, October 20, 2017
CHESTERFIELD OBSERVER: After diagnosis, local artist finds salvation in wood (10/18/2017)
Lying awake in bed four years ago, Steve Stover was in pain. A chronic sufferer of kidney stones – including a bout when he had stones in both kidneys simultaneously – Stover thought he knew the sourc....

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