These awards are to recognize Kansas City Woodturners Association members who are contributing to KCWT or have made contributions.


This is a recognition award for a member who meets the following criteria:
Has given a lot to KCWT in terms of time and energy and is a very accomplished turner as judged by the members of The Board.
Has been a member of KCWT for at least 10 years.
Has done demonstrations, participated in Challenges and participated in Show and Tell.
Has functioned in an official capacity with KCWT.
Willingly shares their talent and expertise with other members.
The award recipient’s photo would be displayed in the shop and their name would be placed on a plaque in the shop. They will also receive a special name tag.

Hall of Fame Awards


This award criteria includes all the above but qualifications have been taken all to a far greater degree:
This is a person who is a complete standout from others.
The award recipient’s photo will be displayed in the shop and their name will be placed on a plaque in the shop. They will receive lifetime club membership.

Legend Awards


This is a participation award for participating in the Woodturning Challenge for 11 months of the year – not Christmas – January through November.
The member does not have to be present every month. If a person is out ill or on vacation or for some other reason can’t be there, they can send in their challenge piece with another turner who will present it for them.
The award will consist of a sticker to be attached to their member name tag with “IT” for Iron Turner and the year.

Iron Turner Awards


This recognition award is for one person who has been judged by the members of The Board to have improved their woodturning the most during the time of their membership with the Kansas City Woodturners Association.

Most Improved Turner Awards