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Woodturning Associations and Guilds

American Association Of Woodturners (AAW)

Association of Woodturners of Great Britain (AWGB)

The Society of Ornamental Turners (SOT)

The Association of Woodturners - Quebec (Canada)

Irish Woodturners Guild - Ireland (IWG)

Israeli Association of Woodturners - Israel (IAW)

Lone Star Woodturners Association - The Woodlands, Texas (LSWA)

Woodturning Forums and Discussion Boards Resource Links

AAW Woodturning Forum

AWGB Woodturning Forum

Woodturning Online Forum

Woodworkers Institute Forum (UK Based)

WoodCentral Woodturning Forum

International Association of Penturners Forum

Woodwork Forums (Australia)

UK Workshop Forums (UK Based)

Metal Spinning Workshop Forums

Woodworkers Central Forums

Woodworking Talk Woodturning Forum

Forestry Forum

Tormek Wet Grinder Sharpening System Forum

Sawmill Creek Woodturning Forum

Family Woodworking Forum Stone Turning Forum

Woodturning Magazine Resource Links

The Guild of Master Craftsman's "Woodturning" Magazine

Woodturning Stockists Resource Links

Craft Supplies USA - Provo Utah

Craft Supplies UK (England)



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Steven D. Russell is a professional studio woodturner, teacher and writer. He has written numerous articles for international woodturning magazines, which have been published in more than 78 countries around the world. Steve has demonstrated in numerous cities across the United States. His studio, Eurowood Werks, specializes in bowls, platters and hollow forms with unique visual and tactile treatments.

Steve is also the current and founding President of the Lone Star Woodturners Association, Inc., an AAW member chapter. The LSWA is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to teaching and demonstrating the art and craft of woodturning.

Steve is also a featured writer for the Guild of Master Craftsman's "Woodturning" magazine, published in London England. Woodturning magazine is the world's leading magazine for woodturners. Look for his articles covering technical topics, or project based articles in an upcoming issue.

About Steve and EWW

We thought you might be interested to learn a little more about Steve. He opened Eurowood Werks Studio more than 15 years ago. Several years later, he established a web presence with, which allows woodturners to purchase his e-Books and DVD videos direct. His professional woodturning studio specializes in the production of bowls, platters and hollow forms.

The majority of Steve's current artistic work centers on the exploration of fifth century Grecian water and wine vessels. Particular attention is paid to the visual and tactile details in his pieces, striving for a graceful harmonious balance in the finished form. Many of his major pieces are commissioned from private collectors.

Extensive use of bowl centre saver systems allows several bowls to be “saved” from a single bowl blank. This is in keeping with his overall goal of conservation and respect for the timbers used. He regularly features local storm damage and salvaged woods in both his functional and artistic works and has won numerous awards for his work.

Steve is a prolific writer on various woodturning subjects and has had articles published in more than 78 countries around the world. Over the last thirteen years, Steve has published more than 150 articles on various aspects of woodturning, which have appeared in local, national, and international publications and on the Internet.

He is also a regular featured writer for the Guild of Master Craftsman’s "Woodturning" magazine, published in London, England. Feature articles about Steve have appeared in both local and international publications.

He is the author of the internationally popular “Woodturning with Steven D. Russell”, a CD-ROM and DVD educational series for woodturners. Currently, this series includes two electronic books on woodturning and four DVD videos. Additional books and videos on woodturning related subjects will be available in the near future.

Steve actively participates in numerous Internet based woodturning newsgroups and discussion forums including rec.crafts.woodturning, WoodCentral, Woodworkers Institute, Family Woodworking, AAW Forum, Sawmill Creek, Woodturning Forum, IAP Forum, Woodturning Online, LumberJocks Forum, and others.

In addition, he demonstrated woodturning techniques for “The Woodworking Shows” as a master woodturner for five years. He has also demonstrated for several chapters of the American Association of Woodturners. As a highly sought after woodturning demonstrator, he has performed more than 1,778 woodturing demonstrations throughout the United States. Steve offers private instruction at his studio in The Woodlands, Texas.

Steve participates in various local and national art shows and his work has been featured at selected galleries throughout the country. In addition to woodturning, Steve is actively involved in product, tool and machinery testing for numerous manufacturers around the world. He is also the founding President of the Lone Star Woodturners Association, Inc. (LSWA). The LSWA is a non-profit educational association and a member chapter of the American Association of Woodturners - AAW and is located in The Woodlands, Texas.