An example of turning by a member To see other items turned by members go to Galleries

Covid-19 Update:

The committee is working towards offering on-line demonstrations to replace the cancelled ones. Members will be given more information about this by email.
22nd March - Phil Irons Seminar Cancelled
5th April - Axminster Tools Basingstoke Demonstration cancelled
17th April - Practical Evening cancelled.
25/26th April - Rural Life - cancelled.
15th May - Gary Rance - cancelled.
16th May - Surrey Heath Show cancelled.
7th June - Axminster Tools Basingstoke cancelled.
12th June - Club turner - to be announced.
21st June - Workshop Day - to be announced.

Members only! How to join the online SAW meeting.

The next meeting will be Friday April 17th at 7.30
Meetings to test your connection will be online most days from 10:00am to 11:00am and 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
Other times can be arranged by emailing me at

(Username and password are the same as for the Newsletter, when asked)

                Join Zoom

Open Day 2020 - 25th October

Put the date in your diary now!

Other 2020 events

where SAW will be represented include:

February 29th Princes Mead Shopping Centre
July 4th & 5th Guildford Model Rally Weekend, Stoke Park, Guildford
Sep 19th Dapdune Wharf Guildford

Professional Turners coming to SAW in 2020:
* Ed Oliver * Les Thorne *
* Phil Irons *
* Gary Rance * Paul Howard *
* Martin Saban Smith *
* Jason Breach *

See the Programme Of Events for the full list of events.

The Objectives of the Surrey Association Of Woodturners are:

To foster a greater awareness of the woodturners craft.
To promote woodturning amongst woodturners and the general public.
To provide a forum for communication, exchange of views and information relevant to woodturning.
To provide a members’ Newsletter at regular intervals.
To encourage improvement in quality of members work through competitions, critiques, commentaries and learning opportunities.
To encourage members to use wood from sustainable sources.
To encourage young people to take up woodturning.

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