The City of Wolverhampton Woodturners meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6.45pm for a 7pm start at Fallings Park Methodist Church and Community Centre, Wimborne Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 0NN.

Hands on evenings are arranged with our 3 lathes available so that members can show, discuss or ask advice on any turning related matter.

Meetings regularly feature visiting demonstrators, please see the annual schedule for our current programme. Visitors are always welcome and the first visit is FREE. Membership is £15 per year and £5 per visit.

AGM 12th March 2019

Thursday, 14 March 2019

At the meeting the Chairman, (Jim Wooton) and Secretary (Angus Stuart) resigned, a new Chairman Mr. Nigel Shenton was elected, there was no Secretary elected, Angus Stuart will remain as Secretary untill after the next meeting on the 9th of April.The meeting on the 9th of April will be an extraordinary general meeting to elect a new Secretary.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Next Meeting on the 12th March will be the AGM followed by a hands on session with the three lathes out to be used by members.

12th February 2019 Doug Rochester's demo on natural edge vase

Doug's demo when well, he talked about the setting up of the wood, the rough turned it it to a cylinder.
He brought along part turned and finished examples of bowl's and other items which he had completed.

Pictures added to the members gallery :- Doug Rochester, Ron Burrows and Chris Clay's

Paul Bellamy demo 8 Jan 2019

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Paul Bellamy Demo 8 Jan 2019

Many thanks Paul great demo on how to turn a flask.
Paul's demo covered how to evaluate risk's and how to turn the flask, stopper and seal the inside.

Sunday, 16 December 2018

Hands on 11th December 2018

Kimberley used one lathe for making craft items on


Carbide tools demo 13 November 2018

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Carbide tool were on display, a large selection was brought in by Kimberley, which include different makes and a selection for deep hollowing.

I described the tools I made, how to make, sharpen them and then how to use them.

The main tool used was the round tipped one, it was used for rough turning from square to round, turning coves and beads, also for hollowing.
Several items were on display where only the round tipped tool and a pairing off tool had been used.

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Tuesday November 13th Demo

This will be a demonstration about carbide turning tools, what you can and cannot do with them and how to make them.

9 October 2018

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Demonstration by Robert Trill

Robert gave a demonstration on involute turning (inside out turning), the demo started with a description and examples of how wood was glued together and the finished turnings. One extra item was especially interesting was the popping cracker, as it included box making and jam chucking.