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Association of Woodturners of Great Britain

If you have never turned wood you should try it!

Despite the occasional dig-in and other frustrations, woodturning is extremely satisfying.  Forming a shapeless lump of wood into a thing of beauty; working with hands, eye and brain; devising shapes; and actually producing something that you can caress, cherish, use, give away or sell - it is one of the most gratifying activities there are.

The AWGB have their own website now and you are strongly recommended to take a few moments to browse through those pages and learn how the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain can further your enjoyment of this ancient and rewarding craft.

©1997, 1998, 1999 P. Hemsley.  The information on this website is the copyright property of Peter Hemsley.  Whilst reasonable efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, no liability can be accepted for errors in this information nor for contingencies arising therefrom.  If you are inexperienced in any aspect of woodworking, we would strongly counsel that you take a course of formal instruction before commencing to practice

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