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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Demonstrator: AL Leland
Saturday, September 08, 2018
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Workshop: Al Leland
Sunday, September 09, 2018
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Clinic: Dolan Brown
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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AAW Turning News

Friday, August 10, 2018
DESIGN & LIVING: An Afternoon with Woodturner Dale Cook (08/09/2018)
You don?t have to look far to find a talented woodturner when you live in the FM area, since woodturning is a popular hobby in Minnesota. Our very own Dale Cook of Fargo is well-versed in the craft of....

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
DECATURISH.COM: Former city of Decatur engineer transforms dead trees into beautiful bowls

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL: Artistic Woodturners of Northwest Florida never stop learning (08/04/2018)
The long row of folding tables on this early Saturday morning in the Ragon Hall square dance facility is covered with several dozen beautiful collisions of art and function, all shaped from wood. Ther....

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
MONADNOCK TABLE: Translucent Lamp Shades by Peter Bloch (07/30/2018)
Peter Bloch, a self-taught woodturner from New London, New Hampshire, is like an explorer seeking out the nature of wood. While most of us see a tree as one of nature?s most opaque creations, under B....

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
WICKED LOCAL: Louis Noborini?s passion for woodworking dates back to school in Southborough

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