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Resource Links

Bemis School of Art – Woodturning class

Other Colorado Woodturner clubs:

Woodturning Sites of General Interest:

American Association of Woodturners (AAW)

Woodturning Online

Woodturning from Wikipedia

Woodturning Video site –  free woodturning videos

More Video links

Rob Wallace Woodturning Links

Richard Raffan videos:

Understanding Woodturning Catches

A Turner’s Guide to Chucks and Jaws

How to turn a Basic Bowl, part 1

How to turn a Basic Bowl, part 2

Brian McEvoy

Quick Guide: 6 Basic Woodturning Tools by Philip Bradley. Once you get past the anxiety of approaching a rapidly spinning chunk of wood with a pointy metal stick, the most difficult part of turning wood on a lathe is understanding your tools.

Videos about Woodturning on Vimeo

Stuart Batty Tools Videos  Large number of videos covering fundamentals of woodturning

The Basic Box by Ray Key

Tom Boley – Red Oak Hollow: Fine Woodcraft

Doc Green’s Woodturning Site – Doc provides methods, tips, and techniques for turning wood on a lathe. Dozens of articles with hundreds of photos and diagrams.


Woodcraft of Colorado Springs
Address: 750 W Garden of the Gods Rd,
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 266-9889

Paint & Lacquer Company
2705 S Raritan St
Englewood, CO 80110
303-761-0743 — (Map)
MSC Industrial Supply
6100 Stapleton Drive South, Unit A
Denver, CO 80216
303-935-2022 or 800-332-0210  Fax: 718-366-7026

Plasticare Inc
4211 South Natches Court, Unit K
Englewood, CO 80110
303-781-1171   Fax: 303-781-0691

Bear Tooth Woods offers a 10% discount for club members.  See our club secretary, Tim Carlson for info.


Craft Supplies USA

Got Wood

Ruth Niles Bottle Stoppers


Arizona Silhouette

Penn State Industries

Hartville Tools


Woodturning Blanks

North Wood Figured Wood