Resources

Associations

The Collectors of Wood Art is committed to the development and appreciation of studio wood art among collectors, artists, educators, art critics, galleries, museums and the general public.

American Associations of Woodturners, an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of woodturning.

Bucks County Woodturners, PA shares the common purpose of providing education, information and organization to those interested in woodturning.

Craft Organization Development Association serves organizations with education and professional development to foster public appreciation and understanding of craft.

Craft Alliance, a visual arts center dedicated to excellence in arts education.

Emma Lake International Collaborations, PA, a biennial event bringing together 100 artists from around the world to share talents and make collaborative art.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories The Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR) was a project of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Its goal was to make better known and more accessible the largely hidden collections at small archival repositories in the five-county Philadelphia region. The Center for Art in Wood’s page,as part of this project, resides on the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries website, courtesy of The University of Pennsylvania library: click here.

Commercial

Bell Forest Products specializes in Birdseye Maple, Curly Maple, Tiger Maple, turning wood, and lumber.

European Woodturning provides custom and production turning services, custom parts for antique restoration, long-hole boring for safe conv. to lamps or architectural installation.

Holland Bowl Mill creates and sells handmade wooden bowls, cutting boards, utensils, etc.

Island Woodcraft provides tools and specialty hardwoods for turners and woodcarvers.

Wood Workers Library is a complete online source for woodworking books, plans, and videos.

VIDEO ARCHIVE: The Center has catalogued numerous exhibitions and programs and you can visit our YouTube Channel to see them. The following video below details the relationship between the Center and Glenn Adamson, noted scholar and leader in the craft field, and has behind-the-scenes details regarding the Wood Turning in North America Since the 1930s exhibition.

The video below is documentation of a presentation given on the historic John Grass Wood Turning Company, located at 2nd and Quarry Street.