The Finger Lakes Woodturners (FLWT) Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization with 80+ members of all skill levels operating in the Rochester, NY area.  FLWT is a group of men and women from many different backgrounds who have come together with a common interest in turning on a wood lathe.  FLWT is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners.  Our purpose is to provide a forum whereby members can gather to promote safe turning practices; exchange ideas; share information, techniques, and experiences; teach; learn; and provide inspiration. Membership in the association is open to any and all who are interested in the use of the lathe. FLWT is operated by member volunteers who make up our Board of Directors.


Along with old and new business, a typical meeting has a show and share of member projects and a demo of a specific project or technique.  A newsletter is sent out after every meeting which includes tips, techniques, and pertinent woodturning information.  Several additional hands-on workshops and demos are also sponsored by the association throughout the year.  If a member needs specific help with a technique or project, FLWT sponsors a mentor program that very often may have just right expertise to address that need. In addition, FLWT provides help, projects, and materials to needy groups and organizations within the greater Rochester community.


We meet 9 times per year, September through May, on the 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 6:00 pm and going until 9:00 pm.

Our meeting location is:

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Training Center
50 Holleder Pkwy
Rochester, N.Y.

For new members or first time visitors, there is a detailed view of where to park and enter the Isaac facility.

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