Monthly featured Artist

Ronald G Campbell

When Ron retired from his career in sales in late 2010, he discovered he needed something to do—so he took up woodturning after having not touched a lathe since the 8th grade, some 45 years prior. He now turns pretty much full time, while also running a tool business and hosting the annual “Hands on Retreat” at his home in Michigan. He belongs to the South West Arizona Woodturners Guild and is the past President and VP of the Grand River Woodturners Guild in Michigan.

The WoW family is fortunate to have Ron as an active and contributing member and is pleased to honor him as the Artist of the Month for July 2020.




The World of Woodturners site (WoW) originated in November, 2001. At its start it was the only interactive site where woodturners could post photos and descriptions of their work and engage in discussion about their art. WoW members think of themselves as a family. They are artists who have become friends and who willingly share their talents and skills. This is a place where the novice freely mixes with the seasoned professional in an atmosphere of shared respect. No one is anonymous and everyone uses their own name. From this venue has arisen some incredible art, some of which can be seen in the public gallery. Enjoy this display of fine work. Access to the site itself is at no cost, by obtaining a membership invitation from an existing WoW family member or contacting site administration at wowadmin@shaw.ca. Include your name and a brief description of your woodturning experience in the message.

The site is owned and maintained by the World of Woodturners, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Site design and hosting is a partnership between Webenology, LLC and Informanix Technology Group Inc.