Association of Pole-lathe Turners & Green Woodworkers
Promoting green woodworking and all its associated crafts, so that once again the woodlands of the world are nurtured and valued as a source of employment and enjoyment.
Bodgers Ball 2022 - The Shepherds Ball
Thanks to everyone that worked so hard to make our first post - COVID Ball such a success - even the weather cooperated. Pictures from the Ball will be posted here over the next few days - in the meantime, start getting ready for BB2023!
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APTGW at a Glance
The Association of Pole-Lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers was created in 1990 by a group of a dozen like-minded individuals who wanted to promote the art of pole-lathe turning and green woodworking to the rest of the world.
publish the Bodgers Gazette, a quarterly magazine filled with articles from members
hold a Bodgers Ball weekend at the beginning of May
support the creation and running of local and regional affiliated groups of members
provide educational display boards
provide banners for local groups
provide bursaries for research
sell APTGW merchandise - T-shirts, badges etc.