Welcome to the Chippewa Valley Woodturners Guild  Website.

 Member of the American Association of Woodturners

 ” When a man works with his hands he is a laborer. When he works with his hands and his mind he is a craftsman. But when he works with his hands, his mind and his heart he is an artist”                   – Unknown author   “quoted in print by  Louis Nizer in 1948″

CVWG is a group of enthusiastic men and women from all walks of life, ages, and skill levels who come together to learn, educate, and advance the craft of turning wood into an item of beauty.  Our membership covers all of West Central Wisconsin from Washburn County in the North to Jackson County in the South. From St. Croix County in the West to Clark County in the East and all points in between.


Members Tom and Erin show off their Learn to Turn projectsMembers Tom and Erin show off their Learn to Turn” projects.

CVWG is for people interested in woodturning who like to get together with like minded people on a regular basis. If you fit this criteria, you are cordially invited to attend our meetings and become a part of this group. Anyone seeking more information about the group can contact us via the contact page


We endeavor to:

  • Promote knowledge and skills with presentations by outside professionals as well as members.

  • Encourage members to bring their projects and experiences to meetings for the benefit of all.

  • Provide a forum for information regarding access to woodturning knowlege, materials, and tools.


Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Social hour from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Meeting starts at 7:00pm. Enter at the side entrance of the Eau Claire Insulation building at 1125 Starr Ave. in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.   Open house 2nd Saturday of the Month from 8:00am to 12:00am.  Club dues are $25 per year.

Visitors are always welcome. 

Club house location

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