Smith Mountain Lake Woodturners
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The Smith Mountain Lake Woodturners (SMLW) is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) and is an affiliate of Smith Mountain Arts Council.

We are a group of wood turners that have joined together to share ideas and techniques and to use our knowledge to educate others in the art of the lathe and woodturning. Through our meetings and events, we promote, demonstrate and teach woodturning skills at all levels. Whether you are a beginner, expert, or just curious about woodturning, you are sure to learn something new at our monthly meeting demonstrations. We meet at the old firehouse located at the intersection of Scruggs Road and Blue Water Drive in Moneta, VA.

Visitors, guests and prospective members are invited to stop by at one of our meetings, or contact one of our officers, to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of Smith Mountain Lake Woodturners.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Privileges of Club Membership

See the links below for a few of the perks that come with your Smith Mountain Lake Woodturners Club membership…



Membership gives you access to monthly meetings and demonstrations, educational resources in our DVD lending library, and networking with fellow woodturners.



Learn more about woodturning with our handy links to Publications, Lending Library, Video’s, Safety, Woodturning Schools, Classes, Events and more!

Workshops and More…

Club members get access to member-only workshop opportunities. These are usually small groups that give you one-on-one instruction with veteran woodturners.