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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Upcoming Events:
General Meeting: Evening Demo is Reverse Turned Ornaments by Ralph McKee. General Membership & Board Meeting: February 2, 2017
 Please Note: Membership Dues are due by January 1, 2017.   If not paid by March 1 you will be dropped from membership/e-mail lists.                       
Upcoming Pro Demo:  Steve Sherman from New York, Feb. 11, 2017 - $20.00 each person. 1/2 day demo.                          
  Calendar of Events page has been updated for 2017
Link to the Show & Tell photos from May, June, July and September 2015. REMEMBER: 3rd Saturday 9 to 4 free turning day at Community Center. Members only.
  Next Workshop 3rd Saturday is February 18, 2017
  The workshop day would be a good time for "Skills Enhancement".
Woodworking / woodturning videos links  
See the newly-added AAW video links
Updated Membership Application. Click here.  (As of November 21, 2015)

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Monthly General Meetings are usually held 
at 6:00 to 8:00 PM on the 1st Thursday of the month 
at The Riverside Community Center.

3061 East Riverside Drive in Ft. Myers, Florida.


The General Meeting will be February 2, 2017

The next Turning Saturday will be February 18, 2017.  Call ahead of time to have shop opened.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for February 2, 2017 @ 5:30 PM at the Riverside Community Center. All Board meetings will now be held  before the General meeting, same day.


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 - 2017 Officers

President: R. Alan Welch

Vice President:  Roger Christy

Treasurer: Roger Christy

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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