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.

Get directions here.

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.

Special Treat this Friday Night, February 15th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Marty Schlosser for a free mentoring session; Airbrushing 101 - An Introduction to Airbrushing

Airbrushing is an easy way to add artistic elements to your woodworking projects and bring them up to a new level.

In this two-hour workshop, Marty will introduce us to the basics of airbrushing, demonstrate the process, then allow everyone the opportunity to try their hand at it.

Mentoring Session, Saturday, February 16th, 9:00am - 10:00am

Inlaying a Dutchman/Butterfly Key with a Router and Hand Tools

Presented by Marty Schlosser

Whether you call them a bowtie, a butterfly or a dutchman, inserts such as these can add a bit of pizzaz to any project.  They are also used to help stabilize cracks in boards such as the one in the above photo.

In this one-hour Mentoring Class, Marty will show how to make and insert these interesting elements.

General Guild Meeting Presentation

Saturday, February 16th, 10:00am – 11:00am

“A Foyer Bench Comes to Life"

Marty will present a program on the making of this bench which will be shown in the  Kingston's Artistry in Wood 2019 Exhibition in April this year.