Brazos Valley Woodturners Mentor Program

The BVW Mentor Program is designed to provide turning lessons and assistance to new woodturners in our chapter. These members volunteer their time and resources to assist the beginning turner develop their skills at the lathe. Through sharing their skills and expertise, the Mentors seek to promote the time honored tradition of sharing in the woodturning community.

“If you are new to woodturning, or looking to garner a new technique/skill, the table below is a list of our chapter Mentors. Just complete the information on the BVW website Contact Page and include in the message what assistance you are looking for, and the program coordinator will help get you started:”
Mentor coordinator – Bob Johnson

NameLocationTeaching Skills/Techniques
Keeley Guthrie SaladoEmbellishments (Burning, Branding Dying, Inlays, Metal Work, Etc.)
Kenneth Mays LorenaSharpening/Tool Control - Work holding - Spindles - Bowls - Boxes - Hollowing
Judy WilliamsGeorgetownSpindles
Bob JohnsonWacoBowls - Boxes - Wood holding
Larry WalrathCentervilleSharpening/Tool Control - Work holding - Spindles - Bowls - Boxes - Hollowing
Norm BurgessGeorgetown Sharpening/Tool Control - Bowls - Boxes
Dena FoxHewittSpindles
Phil HeringWacoBoxes - Hollowing
Bill MeadorLorenaSharpening/Tool Control - Wood holding - Bowls - Hollowing - Texturing