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Written by Hugh Spencer on .

Association of Pole-Lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers
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. If you would like to be involved in the running of the APTGW, even in a small way, please read the the Chairman's call for volunteers.
 
We;
  • publish the Bodgers Gazette, a thrice-yearly 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 - Tshirts, badges etc..
 
The organisation has a global membership of over 900 people.
If you don't want to set up a standing order you can send a cheque to the address at the bottom of the form for £20.00 sterling.

Please write your address on the back of the cheque as well as your name and address on a letter accompanying the cheque. If you would like a printed form posted to you, send an email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to;

David Reeve
Little Malt House
Ockham Road North
East Horsley, Surrey
KT24 6PU

If you are not in the UK, contact David Reeve at the address above to find out the overseas cost of membership or use the Paypal link above. We are always keen to hear from bodgers around the world on the Ask & answer forum, it costs nothing to sign up for this and expert help can be found to guide you.

To submit articles, news, events and adverts to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For much more information see the Gazette page elsewhere on the website.

 

Legal Entity information

 

THE ASSOCIATION OF POLE-LATHE TURNERS & GREEN WOODWORKERS LIMITED

Registered in England as a Company Limited by Guarantee No: 6916578

Registered Office: Scullsgate Cottage, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4LD