About Us


The Dakota Woodturners Club meets on the second Saturday of each month except for August which is our annual membership picnic.  The Club meetings are held at the Bismarck Public Schools Career Academy, 1221 College Drive, Bismarck, ND.  Membership dues are $20.00 per year due on the 1st of January each year.

The Chapter’s purposes are in addition to supporting the general purposes of the AAW:

  1. Provide a meeting place for local woodturners
  2. Share techniques and ideas regarding the craft
  3. Trade wood
  4. Exchange ideas about tools
  5. Provide training and growth in the craft of woodturning
  6. To promote woodturning to the public by hold demonstrations and displays

The Chapter publishes a monthly newsletter, Sawdust & Shavings, which is emailed to members, prospective members and organizations that support the goals of the chapter.  The newsletter contains the official record of the minutes for the membership and E-Board meetings.  In addition various articles about woodturning and biographies of members are included in the newsletter along with schedules for upcoming events of interest to the members.

The Dakota Woodturners are a tax exempt organization under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code having received the designation, effective June 13, 2005.

Mailing Address:

Dakota Woodturners
PO Box 243
Bismarck, ND  58502