Woodturning References

Books on Wood | Mail Order Catalogs | Woodtruning Books
Other Publications and Organizations | Local Sources of Supply

A. Books on Wood

1. Know your Woods by Albert Constantine, Jr.

2. The Encyclopedia of Wood by John Makepeace and Aidan Walker

3. Craft Supplies Catalog

Craft Supplies, Ltd.
The Mill, Millers Dale
Nr. Buxton
Derbyshire, SK 178SN
Tele: (0298) 871636

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B. Mail Order Catalogs

1. Craft Supplies (see 3 above) Turning Stuff (Supplies & Tools)

2. Craft Supplies USATurning Stuff (Supplies & Tools)

1287E 1120S
Provo, Utah 84601
Tele: (800) 551-8876

3. Berea HardwoodsTurning Kits (Pens etc.)

6367 Eastland Rd
Brookpark, Ohio 44142
Tele: (440) 234-7949
or: (877) 736-5487

4. Woodcraft—General Supplies/Tools

210 Wood County Industrial Park
PO Box 1688
Parkersburg, W. Va. 26102-1686
Tele: (800) 535-4482

5. Trend Lines—Sandpaper & Supplies/Tools

375 Beacham Street
Chelsea, Maine 01250
Tele: (800) 767-9999

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C. Woodturning Books

1. Creative Woodturning and Artistic Woodturning

by Dale L. Nish
Brigham Young University Press
Provo, Utah 84602

2. Turning Wood with Richard Raffan (book and video)

by Richard Raffan
The Taunton Press

3. Turning and Design

by Ray Key
B. T. Batsford, Ltd.

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D. Other Publications and Organizations

1. The Journal of the American Association of Woodturners

The American Association of Woodturners
667 Harriet Avenue, Shoreview, MN 55126

2. Woodturning—Magazine from England

166 High Street, Lewes
East Sussex BN71XU, England

3. Capital Area Woodturners (CAW)—Local turners group

Pat McLaughlin, president (703) 243-0380
Bill Hardy, vice president (703) 378-4206

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E. Local Sources of Supply

  1. Woodcraft (Springfield, Va)—Large selection of tools and supplies as seen in their catalog. Good selection of small pieces of exotic hardwoods and large pieces of other hardwoods.

Concord Shopping Center
6123B Baclick Road
Springfield, VA 22150
(703) 912-6727

  1. Colonial Hardwoods (Lorton, Va.)—Large selection of exotic and native hardwoods, finishes and other supplies - not many tools.

7953 Cameron Brown Court
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 451-9817
(800) 466-5451

  1. Vienna Hardwoods (Vienna, Va.)—Excellent prices on smaller selection of exotic and native hardwoods - will special order - no tools or supplies.

241 Mill Street, N.E.
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 255-9666

  1. The Woodworkers Club (Vienna, Va.)—Large selection of woodworking tools for rent (time in their shop) including lathes. Small selection of wood, tools, supplies and pen kits (from Berea)

across park from Vienna Hardwoods

  1. Yukon Lumber (Norfolk, Va.)—Good selection of exotic and native hardwoods, finishes and some tools.

520 W. 22nd Street
Norfolk, VA 23517
(800) 325-WOOD
(757) 625-7131

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