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  • Kim Winkle Presents AAW PoP Award to Mark Sfirri

    Congratulations Mark Sfirri!

    The 2024 AAW’s Profes­sional Outreach Program’s Merit Award Recipient

    Furni­ture maker, educa­tor, and author Mark Sfirri received the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion of Wood­turn­ers 2024 Profes­sional Outreach Program (POP) Merit Award. Merit Award recip­i­ents are indi­vid­u­als selected by the Commit­tee who have shown excep­tional devel­op­ment in their careers as artists and whose artworks have directly influ­enced or had a signif­i­cant impact on other artists within the field of woodturning.

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    Summer Workshops

    The 2024 summer work­shop season is almost here!

    Check out all the great insti­tu­tions offer­ing 1‑week, 2‑week, or weekend work­shops this summer.

    Each offers a variety of oppor­tu­ni­ties in furni­ture making, wood turning, wood carving, seat weaving, and more. 

    It’s like summer camp for adults!

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    Community Calendar

    Check out events, appli­ca­tion dead­lines, grant oppor­tu­ni­ties and more!

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    So Many Opportunities!

    Check out our oppor­tu­ni­ties page for the most current list of classes, work­shops, and jobs avail­able to you.

Our Mission

To advance the art of furni­ture making by inspir­ing creativ­ity, promot­ing excel­lence, and foster­ing an under­stand­ing of this art and its place in society. 

Our vision is to culti­vate a diverse commu­nity and conver­sa­tion around furni­ture in all its forms.

June 10 – 162024

Featured Member: Naomi Miller

Rochester, New York trans­plant Naomi Miller designs furni­ture and sculp­tural objects. She is a grad­u­ate of the in Furni­ture Design program at Rochester Insti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy. Having taken a non-tradi­­tional path to this point Naomi has spent most of her career as a Prop­er­ties Artisan build­ing furni­ture at theaters in Pitts­burgh, Pennsylvania.


Become a Member

With access to members-only sections of our website, discounts on work­shops, members-only events and much more, becom­ing a member is both a strate­gic and finan­cial value. Follow the link below about the bene­fits of each type of member­ship and why you should join.