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.

Have you been wanting to learn from the best?

This is your opportunity to do just that for free from the best seat in the room.
New to the Guild! Live streaming mentoring sessions with:
Mike Cunliffe – Professional Videographer on March 20 at 9:00 AM
Marty Schlosser – Master Woodworker on April 17 at 9:00 AM
Douglas Stowe -- Master Box Maker on June 19 at 9:00 AM
All sessions are on the third Saturday of the month on Zoom at 9:00 AM before our General Meeting!
Sponsored in part by Alabama State Council on the Arts

Guild Membership ZOOM meeting, Saturday, March 20, 2021

Our March General Membership meeting will be held via ZOOM on March 20th, 2021.
The mentoring session starts at 9:00am and the general membership meeting begins at 10:00am.

Your March newsletter announcement will have the invitation to the ZOOM meeting.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Alabama Woodworkers Guild and would like to attend our General Membership meeting, just drop us a note from our contact page and we will send you a ZOOM invitation. ZOOM invites are on a first come, first serve basis depending upon available attendee spaces.

Check Us Out

We are an organization of woodcrafters with skills ranging from beginner to master craftsmen.

Due to COVID restrictions, we are currently conducting our monthly meetings virtually via Zoom, at 10:00AM, on the 3rd Saturday of each month, January thru November.

Our members share woodworking tips, bring projects to show and tell, hear guest speakers, and see live woodworking demonstrations at every meeting. Our free library contains books on techniques, videos, and project plans.

The Guild’s Woodworking Education Center is located at the site of the old Maylene School building on Hwy 17 in Maylene, AL.  The WEC is open Friday-Sunday for the membership and for visitors to drop by to see what we are all about.  Please, before dropping by, check the WEC Calendar on our website ( and make sure a Supervisor is scheduled to be on-duty.