Making Sawdust With A Purpose.


To promote and administer programs which will benefit the woodworking community and advance the art and craft of woodworking.

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About Us

Founded in 1983, the Alabama Woodworkers Guild was to provide a forum to promote woodworking skills and interests.

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Meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM, January through November. Please give us a visit.

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Working Groups

We have many working groups for our members to participate in. Some are designed for member education and others are working groups to complete projects such as toys or cabinets.

The Annual Show Pictures are now available. Click Here for a View.

Annual Fund Raising Campaign is Underway!

Our annual fund raising campaign runs through December 31st, 2017.  Please take this opportunity to support your Guild with a donation you feel comfortable with.  We do not have a dollar goal, but rather a membership participation goal of 100%.  You can track our progress below.  Simply click on the Blue button at the top of this page to donate now.

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Next Guild Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 18th, 2017

November Guild Meeting: Saturday, November 18th 8am-Noon

8:00am November SketchUp Workshop Topic: Adding Wood and Shadows


9:00am November Mentoring Series: Sharpening Carving Gouges

This month’s Mentoring Series will be presented by Ray Ziegler.  Ray will demonstrate sharpening carving gouges on his homemade sharpening station using buffing wheels and sharpening stones.  A must see demonstration!


10:00am November Program: 2017 Toy Group in Review

Toy Chairmen Sandra McMillan and Bob Watkins will provide an annual review of our Tuesday, Toy Group.  There are some new partners, some new designs.  It’s been a Great Year and we have had miles of smiles!

Members are encouraged to bring your own projects to share with the membership during the Show and Tell portion of the meeting!  The Guild Meetings are open to the Public and Guests are always welcomed to come out and see what the Alabama Woodworkers Guild is all about!

Remember, we will conduct our Annual Christmas Party, Thursday, December 7th at the Riverchase United Methodist Church in lieu of a December General Meeting.  More details later in the Guild News.