You need to bookmark this site! Lots and lots of useful info about wood, particularly good to help identify species.

My local woodturning club, they meet the first Saturday of every month normally with several master woodturners demoing throughout the year.
The Somerset Guild of Craftsmen promotes the best of design and craftsmanship in the county. They have a wonderful centre worth visiting  in the heart of Wells just off Broad Street.
Somerset Arts Works (SAW) is a non profit making organisation promoting the Visual Arts and creating opportunities for Artists and Makers in Somerset.
The Association of Woodturners of Great Britain is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of woodturning. It has over 3000 members and 50 affiliated local groups.

Yandles of Martock is my favourite local supplier for tools, machinery and timber. It also has an lovely gallery where I can display and sell my work. Look out for its half yearly woodworking shows in April & September

Right on my doorstep, the one stop shop for all your woodturning, craft, engineering and maker projects. They’re so close to me I don’t really ever need to keep spares of anything! My turnd. journey started with these guys and their master turner Colwin Way – link below.

My trainer and mentor, the man the legend… What he doesn’t know about wood turning, isn’t worth knowing… Seriously!
Martock and District Woodturners is a Westcountry woodturning club.
Well worth a visit. The gallery is recognized as housing a superb collection of contemporary handmade works in wood.