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.  Learn about our Groups here.

Next General Membership Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 8:00am till Noon.

8:00am SketchUp Workshop
Topic: Making a 3D Model

The Alabama Woodworkers Guild SketchUp Group will discuss the steps necessary to make a 3D model of a saw till seen in Popular Woodworking magazine. The model includes dovetail and stub tenon joinery. We will discuss the things to look for when making a model from a woodworking plan and how to get started. We meet at the WEC at 8:00 on July 21st. Bring your laptops!

9:00am Open Networking

There is no Mentoring Series scheduled for this month so feel free to use the time to network with other Guild Members and visitors to see just what the Guild has to offer.

10:00am Meeting Program:
Techniques and Solutions for Fine Finishing

We are very fortunate to have Tom Monahan in town from General Finishes. Tom has conducted finishing demonstrations at both Woodcraft and City Hardwoods in the past and will be sharing with us some of the techniques and products offered by General Finishes.

We’re also encouraging members to share their projects during the Member Show and Tell portion of the General Meeting. Bring your latest completed or in progress project to share with your fellow members and sign-in on the Presentation clip board located on the Sign-in Table inside the Front Door.

The Guild Meetings are open to the Public. Members are encouraged to invite and bring Guests, they are always welcomed to come out and see what the Alabama Woodworkers Guild is all about!