Welcome to the Northwest Woodturner's website


Episode 1 (4/18/20) - Topics include rechucking, drying, sealing wood.  The Glenn Lucas video mentioned is HERE.

Episode 2 (5/16/20) - Topics include finishing, turning thin, gouges.

Episode 3 (6/20/20) - Topic was mostly on finishing. Lots of good info on Walnut oil, buffing, and sanding.

Episode 4 (9/19/20) - Topics include sharpening, 40/40 grind, Bandsaw blade sharpening, carbide cutter sharpening, Fractal burning, and other topics

Upcoming Events

01 Oct 2020 7:00 PM • On-Line
05 Nov 2020 7:00 PM • On-Line
03 Dec 2020 7:00 PM • On-Line

Beads of Courage Project

Thanks to all the members who made a box.  We picked them up on August 15.  Watch the Newsletter for more informatio.

About us

NWWT is dedicated to serving the community by passing on the art of woodturning to all. Young and old are welcome to join with us to learn and practice this exciting skill. We provide a meeting place for both learners and accomplished local wood workers to share ideas and techniques all while enjoying the comradship of other turners.


About NWWT

Become a member

Join Northwest Woodturners and begin to enjoy the benefits of membership.  In addition to regular meetings where members share tips and best practices, members enjoy regular presentations by world renowned turners and artists, demonstrating and sharing techniques and special skills.  Classes by these accomplished turners are scheduled throughout the year and afford members a unique opportunity to widen their knowledge and skill sets.

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Who are Northwest Woodturners?

When you join NWWT you become a part of a big family - people who enjoy the art of wood turning. We produce bowls, spindles, pens, 3D sculptures and all sorts of innovative pieces. We even convert mistakes to treasures. We embellish our pieces with glass, stone, metal, clay, nails, and experiment with a rainbow of colors; Creating whatever your imagination suggests.

It's exploration and fun time shared with others as well as good learning as we progress toward our individual goals of creating wood turnings.

Address:  NWWT, 10190 SW Washington St, Portland, Or 97225
Email:  mailto:NWWT.rogercrooks@comcast.net
NWWT is a 501 (c)3 Organization
Webmaster:  nwwt.rogercrooks@comcast.net

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