Valuable information for your woodworking endeavors can be obtained through many sources including organizations other than SWWA. Here are a few. Of course, hard copy magazines also have some great information. Current publications of relevance are listed.
Other Woodworking Organizations
American Assocation of Woodturners- International association of woodturners.
CNY Woodturners LLC – The woodturning club for Central New York.
Finger Lakes Woodtuners- The woodturning club for the Rochester & Finger Lakes area.
International Wood Collectors Society – An interesting group where you can learn tons!
Northeast Woodworkers Association – Large woodworking club in the Albany, NY area.
Northeast Woodworkers Association Showcase Event – Large woodworking show in Saratoga NY. The best woodworking show in the east.
Northeast Woodworkers Association Totally Turning Event – Large woodworking show in Saratoga NY. The best woodworking show in the east.
The Rochester Woodworkers Society – Rochester based woodworking club.
Scrollsaw Association of the World (SAW) – The site for all things Scrollsaw & a good group to join
* Fox Chapel Publishing – Publisher of Scrollsaw Woodworking & Crafts, Carving, and many different woodworking books on a variety of topics.
American Woodworker – Many early American projects
British Woodworking – A magazine that promotes British craftsmanship, British timber and British innovation focusing on hand skills.
Canadian Home Workshop – A different perspective but great projects
Carving Magazine – Excellent source of information on the carving genre of woodworking.
Creative Woodworks & Crafts – Parent company went bankrupt 8/8/14 so magazine no longer published
Fine Tool Journal – Woodworking tools and tool collector information
Fine Woodworking – Real nice site, tips, projects, videos
Living Woods Magazine – A magazine for anyone interested in trees, woodlands and timber.
More Woodturning 40 page magazine issues 10 times per year about woodturning.
Popular Woodworking – Good projects for both new and advanced woodworkers
Scrollsaw Woodworking & Crafts – Excellent source of project ideas, patterns, and other information on the scrolling world
Shop Notes Magazine – Excellent resource for jigs and shop ideas
Wood Magazine – Woodworking plans, information, and lots of great stuff
Woodturning Design – Parent company went bankrupt 8/8/14 so magazine no longer published
Woodwork Magazine – High end magazine for the artist – Not issued regularly as of now.
Woodworker’s Journal – Another good resource
Woodworking Magazine Index – Interesting site to search for articles – requires a subscription.
* Vendors who donate product or gift certificates to SWWA events on a regular basis.