Web Links


Association of Woodturners of Great Britain – Governing body of woodturning clubs in Great Britain



Alan Thomas – Cornwall based turner and instruction courses.

Colin Simpson – Devon based turner who is Honorary President of the club.

Don White – Cornwall based turner and instruction courses.

John Brooks – Cornwall Bodmin, turner and instuction courses.

Les Thorne – Hampshire based turner and instruction courses.

Mark Sanger – Tavy Turners demonstrator in October 2015

Nick Agar – Burnham on Sea Woodturners demonstrator in June 2015

Simon Hope – Plymouth Woodturners demonstrator in October 2015

Timber & Sawmills

Yandles – Hurst, Martock TA12 6JU

Cornwall Hardwood Supplies – Cambourne.  ( Visitors by appointment only)

John Bradford – Burcombe Flower Farm, Wiggaton, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, EX11 1PU.

( Visitors by appointment only)

Devon Hardwoods –  Dotton Business Units, Dotton Lane, Sidmouth, EX10 0JY.

Somerset Timber Services Limited

Norton Fitzwarren

Manufacturers & Retailers

Ashley Iles – Manufacturer of woodturning tools

Axminster – Manufacturer and supplier of own brand and other machinery, tools & supplies

Chestnut – Manufacturer of woodturning finishing products

Henry Taylor Tools – Manufacturer of Woodturning & Woodcarving tools

Lovell Workwear – Lovell Workwear can supply turning smocks with or without our club logo and member’s name.

Mid Cornwall Saw Service – One of our local supplier of machinery & tools

More Woodturning Magazine – Monthly online magazine for turners who primarily turn wood.

Penkits UK – Good kits at good prices

Peter Child – Woodturning Supplies

Record Power – Manufacturers of woodturning & other machinery, accessories and tools.

Robert Sorby – Manufacturer of woodturning & woodcarving tools

Sealey – Supplier of machinery, tools & workshop equipment

Simon Hope Woodturning

Stiles and Bates – Machinery, tools, timber & supplies

Tormek – Manufacturer of tool sharpening systems

Turners Cabin – As wood turners and woodworkers ourselves, we specialise in the supply of high quality tools and equipment for woodturning

Turners Retreat – Machinery, tools & supplies

Turners’ Toolbox – Woodturning machinery, tools & supplies

Turnwrite Pen Blanks – Specialist supplier of small blanks in a wide range of various timbers along with a smaller range of blocks for larger items.

Westcountry Machinery 4 Wood – One of our local suppliers of machinery, tools and blanks

Wovina Garment Decorators – Wovina can supply club clothing with or without our club logo and member’s name.

Woodturning Magazine

Yandles – Machinery, tools, timber & supplies, home of the Yandles Show


Clubs & Other Web Sites

Cornwall Arts and Crafts Directory – A directory of individuals and clubs in specialising in arts and crafts in Cornwall.

Plymouth Woodturners

Segmented Turning – Segmented turning guides

South Aukland Woodturners Guild – Loads of useful information on this site. Note: does not work correctly on the latest version of IE.