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.

Annual Show Coming in October, 2022!

Make sure you are ready for the Annual Show.  Time is clicking away for you to get your projects finished for entry in the Alabama Woodworkers Annual Show.  This years show will be the second week of October, 2022.  Setup will be Sunday, October 9, 2022 starting at 2:00pm.  The show will run from October 10th  thru the 14th, and you will pick up your projects by Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Next Guild Meeting - June 18th, 2022

Join us Saturday morning, June 18th, 2022 for our monthly General Membership meeting.

9:00am - Our networking session, where you can share ideas and meet up with friends, bring your Show and Tell.

10:00am - Our General Membership monthly meeting. The folks from Yellowhammer Tool Works, located in Cahaba Heights, will be our feature presentation this month.

Visitors are always welcome, so bring a friend.

Check Us Out

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

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.