Our own online forum - The Woodworm’s Sawdust

Don’t be afraid, give it a try! If there is a question that you want answering - where can I buy?, how do I do?, what’s the best tool for? etc. - then post it on the forum. Follow the link and look for the “Register” link at the top of the page. Once you have registered you just have to click on “Login” and enter your own “Username” and “Password”.


1. The Association of Woodturners of Great Britain.

2. Woodworkers’ Institute - plans, projects, advice; the online version of Woodturning and Woodcarving magazines.

3. Teknatool - projects from the makers of Nova lathes and chucks.

4. Woodturning by Marshall Gorrow - galleries and ideas from a Stateside turner.

5. Woodturning Online - a source of advice, projects etc.

6. Out of Control Woodturning - another gallery of an American woodturner.

7. North of England Woodworking & Powertool Show

8. The British Woodcarvers Association

9. The British Decoy Wildfowl Carvers Association

10. www.woodcarvingillustrated.com - a link to an American magazine, quite a lot of useful information for carvers. There is a PDF on toxic woods - scary!!

Qualified Hardware - an American link with lots of useful information for beginners (and maybe experts!)

South Auckland Woodturners Guild - website of New Zealand’s largest woodturners guild.

Oliver’s Woodturning - turning tools sold by a turner. DDWC members will receive a 5% discount (details from webmaster)

Wonkeedonkee - Trend routing and woodworking tools

Alan's Factory Outlet - an American site which has a lot of useful info for beginners.

https://www.projecttimber.com/resources/advantages-pressure-treated-sheds/Interested in sheds/shed building? Here's a link submitted by a reader in the US (upstate New York) - thanks to Edward and his classmates in the USA.

https://electrosawhq.com/practical-woodworking-projects/ A link provided by Sarah Harris of Jackson, Wyoming, USA - Practical Woodworking Projects to do at Home.

www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-woodworking-tools-projects/ A link provided by Tyler in the U.S.A.

http://www.exotichardwoodsukltd.com Timber supplier situated at Ipstones, Staffordshire. Recommended by our club. Great selection, friendly service, good prices.

Beverstock Ltd. Bandsaw blade suppliers. (Have a stand at major shows.)

The Bandsaw Shop - does what it says on the tin!

KTMP - extensive list of DVD's plus residential courses etc.

Sawshub.com - 50 small, simple and easy beginner projects.

https://www.lsirish.com/tutorials/woodcarving-tutorials/ - woodcarving projects and tutorials by Lora S. Irish.

Other Woodturning Clubs

1. Mid Staffs Woodturning Association.

2. Staffordshire & South Cheshire Woodturners Association

3. West Midlands Woodturners

4.Sheffield Woodturning Club

5. Trent Valley Woodturners

6. Cannock Chase Turners

7. Erewash Valley Woodturners Association

8. Dronfield Woodcarving Club

9. Lincolnshire Association of Woodturners

10. Eltham and District (Australia) Woodworkers

11. Woodworkers Club of Houston

Tool etc. Suppliers

1. MSC Industrial Supply Company

2. Turners Retreat

3. Axminster Power Tool Centre

4. Charnwood Tools - in addition to providing details of their tools, the site also provides a list of other clubs and details of shows etc.

5. Brodies Timber - a timber and tool shop.

6. Scott + Sargeant - woodworking machinery

7. https://www.toolsandtimber.co.uk G & S Specialist Tools and Timber