” 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”
– Author unknown    “quoted in print by
 Louis Nizer in 1948″ 


CVWG is a  Member of the American Association of Woodturners


We are 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.

Whether you are new or an experienced turner, CVWG is for anyone interested in woodturning who want to get together with like minded people.  If you fit this criteria, you are cordially invited to attend our meetings and become a part of this group. Anyone seeking more information can check our page  About CVWG   print our new  Tri-Fold Brochure  or contact us via the Contact Page.

Also why don’t you check out the  Photos  of our Club House / Shop





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We endeavor to:

"Learn to Turn" - Boys & Girls Club - May 2015

“Learn to Turn”Boys & Girls Club – May 2015

  •  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 knowledge, materials, and tools.




Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday of each month.  
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 8:00am to 12:00am.  Club dues are $25 per year.


Next Meeting

May 14 – Open House, Coffee & Chips
8:00am to Noon


The President’s challenge for June is a lidded box.
It is a simple project, requiring very few tools and material.
Good for beginners who
need a start into hollowing.
Here is an instructional video by Tim Yoder.
Good luck
Rich Thelen

 Visitors are always welcome. 

Club house location

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