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Who We Are

Welcome to Gold Country Woodturners

We are a group of woodturners who live in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills concentrated  around Grass Valley and Nevada City, California.  We share our work, methods, new ideas, and demonstrate tools and techniques with each other and in our community.  Between meetings we are available to help each other, gather wood, and search out learning and teaching opportunities.  We are an active chapter of the American Association of Woodturners with approximately 75 members.

Through the year, we schedule several hands-on workshops on various topics and work to help our members achieve their woodturning goals.

Our general meetings  focus on education, sharing our woodworking journey and fun.  To keep the business stuff to a minimum at general meetings we have a monthly board of directors meeting that handles most of our business stuff and all members are invited to attend.  See  Club Events  for meeting schedule.
    
 We welcome new members of all skill levels, and visitors who want to explore becoming a woodturner.  GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO ALL MEETINGS!

Want to know more about woodturning?  See HERE

Show and Tell - August 2022

Women In Turning

Women in Turning (WIT) is the newest committee of the AAW, bringing together women worldwide who share a passion for woodturning. 

 To learn more about WIT click the logo. 


Monthly Meeting Sept. 28, 6:30 PM

Nevada City Elks Club

Christmas Ornaments by Karin Paustell


Start your Christmas shopping (turning) early.  Learn how to make some gifts for your family and friends.

Monthly meetings include a display of members turned items and a raffle.  Guest and members of the public are always welcome. 

Map and Directions


Shavings Session Saturday Sept. 10, 9:30 am

CANCELED

Nevada County Fair  August 10 -14

Our booth at the fair was a great hit.  You missed a good time, but there is always next year.


Empty Bowls

Again  this year the club is participating in the Hospitality House of Grass Valley Empty Bowl fundraiser.  More details coming:



June Picnic 

You missed a good time!

Consider joining  The American Association of Woodturners and receive the American Woodturner and access to all past articles and hundreds of vetted videos.

Videos of Past Club Demonstrations

The above link accesses the Club YouTube channel

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