Meeting Schedule:

7:00 PM - Second Tuesday of every month.


The meetings are held at Holy Family Parish Center -  White building on corner of East County Line Road and Ridge Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701

From the North:

Garden State Parkway South to exit 91 toward Lakewood/Brick Twp, take right at ramp towards Lane Mill Road. Turn right on Lanes Mill Road follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the right.

From the South:

Garden State Parkway North to exit 90. Merge onto CR 549/Chambers Bridge Road toward Brick Twp/Lakewood. Make U-Turn onto CR-549. Turn Left onto Lanes Mill Road follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the right.

From the West:

Route 195 East to exit 21 toward Jackson Twp. Turn Left at East Commodore Ave (Rt 526). Turn Left on Jackson Mills Rd. Turn Right on North County Line Road, follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the left.

Here is our location.


Pen Turning for Veterans, Active Military, Police Officers, Firefighters and Youth

Atlantic Shore Woodturners and Arizona Silhouette are once again sponsoring pen turning for Verterans, Active Military, Police Officers, Fire Fighters and Youth at the Somerset Woodworking Show, to be held at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey, from Friday, February 17th, through Sunday, February 19th.

Allow us to share our passion for woodturning as we teach you how to turn a wooden pen. The event is open to all skill levels. There is no charge for this event and once you have finished, the pen is yours to keep and enjoy. To participate, look for the Atlantic Shore Woodturners booth at the Show.

Veterans, Active Military, Police Officers and Firefighters are invited to participate on Friday, February 17th, from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM. 

Youth are invited to participate on Saturday, February 18th, from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and on Sunday, February 19th, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

The pen kits were provided by Arizona Silhouette.

Jackson Library Display

Various ASWT members have their works on display at the Jackson Library. If you are in the neighbor-hood, it is certainly worth a visit. 









Rumson-Fair Haven High School


Thanks to Bruce Perlmutter, Sal Straniero and Pete Laudati for speaking and teaching woodturning at the Rumson-Fair Haven H.S. They were non stop form 8:30 AM to 2:45PM. No break for lunch, just turning non-stop and teaching the students how to turn.


Bruce spent most of his time teaching bowl turning and let the students use bowl gouges and scrapers to complete their own bowls. Pete demonstrated how to turn tops and pens. Several students turned tops using chatter tools and sharpies to color them.  Sal turned a couple of ring holders and gave them to the students, check out the attached picture of the girl with hers. She actually skipped her next class to stay with Sal until he finished it.


They were just so excited to walk away with something. The term I heard them use often was that "This is dope!", which in English means it's great.The teachers there are great, Very knowledgeable and supportive.They asked if we can come back next year. Looks like Bruce started something good for the club.


A special thanks to Bruce for arranging this demo. This is exactly what our club is about. Working with the youth and introducing them to woodturning. 









Somerset Wood Worker's show  


This year at the Somerset Woodworking Show, held the weekend of February 20-22, the clup sponsored pen turning for children attending the show. Jeff, Bil, Norman, Sal, Bev and others worked so patiently with the kids and young adults. It will hopefully lead to future members of ASWT. 



























































































































































































Atlantic Shore Wood Turners



The Atlantic Shore Wood Turners consists of people from Monmouth and Ocean Counties, in New Jersey, who share a common love for wood turning.

Come visit us at one of our meetings, and meet our distinguished members and guest speakers.

At each meeting, we conduct normal business sessions (where we discuss club participation in such events as school demos, AAW competitions and woodworking shows and expositions).

After the business meeting, we often have guest speakers or demonstrations. This may include club members, who focus on specific aspects of wood turning, or outside invited guests. Some demonstrations allow for hands-on lathe time, where members get the chance to practice the techniques just demonstrated.  Other meetings focus solely on sharpening tools and practicing techniques.

Be sure to check out our club calendar, for information about upcoming meetings and events.

If you'd like more information about our club, have a question or comment, or need additional information, please send an inquiry via our Contact page.


Our club meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except July and August), at the Holy Family Parish Center (the white building at the corner of East County Line Road (Rt. 526) and Ridge Ave.), in Lakewood, NJ.

The meetings start with a social half-hour at 7:00 PM. The business portion of the meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM, so be sure to arrive on time!


President: Ray Ostrow  "Ray Ostrow" <>,

Vice President: Tom Swain  "Tom Swain" <>,  

Secretary: Bruce Perlmutter  "Bruce Perlmutter" <>,

Treasurer: Stan Leibowitz  "Stan Leibowitz" <>,

Librarian: Tom Swain  "Tom Swain" <>,

Activites and Photographer: Larry Morgan  "Larry Morgan" <>, 

Web Site Manager: Ray Ostrow