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Valley Woodturners

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Current monthly Demo and Presentation can be found under Calendar

Bat Blanks

There are some bat blanks still at the former Sam Bats factory in Gatineau. The square blanks are $2.00 each and the round blanks are $1.00 each. Please contact Andre at 819 561 3562 or by email to place an order for the blanks.

Looking for a Fun, Creative Hobby? Woodturning may be the choice for you.

The Ottawa Valley Woodturners club can help you get started. We offer beginner training classes, mentoring programs and interesting demonstrations at our monthly meetings. Hands on demonstrations by world renowned woodturners are also sponsored by our club. Many of our members got started using these programs. Their lives have been enriched and some have gone on to become internationally recognized advanced turners. If you are interested come to our next meeting and check us out. , Your 1st meeting is free and our annual membership fee is a modest $35. Send us an email if you have any questions.

Valley Woodturnrers turning events

  1. August 7 - 10 Navan Fair.
  2. TBD - North Gower Farmers Market.
  3. November - Busy Bee - "Wood show".

September Meeting Highlights

  1. Demonstration: TBD.
  2. Show and Tell table.
  3. Boomerang Box.

Current Website Tid-bits

  July 11, 2014
    Added a new Woodturner wanted ad for wooden cannons.

  June, 2014
    Added a new classified ad for a Beaver Lathe.
    Added a new classified ad for a Dust Collector.
    Added a new classified ad for a General Lathe.
    Added a new classified ad for a Craftex Lathe.

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Club Objectives

  •   To provide the opportunity for woodturners to meet where they can benefit from contact
    with people of like interests.

  •   To provide a forum where woodturners can share methods, techniques and ideas.

Membership Benefits

  •   The opportunity to meet and learn from over 150+ other turners.

  •   Access to seminars conducted by world class turners.

  •   The opportunity to participate in teaching workshops.

  •   Access to the club library of books and videos.

  •   Access to a fully equipped Woodworking Shop on a cost sharing basis.

You can download a Membership Application Form here (pdf)

The club΄s mailing address is:
3781 Strandherd Rd.
P.O. Box 34031
Nepean, ON, K2J 5B1


The works pictured on our webpage banner are courtesy of members:
(left to right) Paul Matteau, Garry Bowes, Norm Younger, Sam Lewinshtein, Renaud Préfontaine, Art Horton, Ken Waller, Kathy Daub and Janet Horton.
with our thanks.