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.

Get Your Annual Show Forms Here!

The Guild's Annual Woodworking Show will be held at the Hoover Public Library, October 14th through October 20th, 2023.  Entries in the show are open to all Guild Members, and all skill levels.  Entries will be judged and critiqued unless you opt for display only.

The entry form and judges form should be filled out ahead of time and brought to the show with your woodworking entry.  A copy of the form is available for printing here.

Next Guild Meeting - September 16th, 2023

Join us Saturday morning, September 16th, 2023 for our monthly General Membership meeting.

10:00am General Membership Meeting starts.
Visitors are always welcome, so bring a friend.

This month the Guild is celebrating our 40th Anniversary with a catered luncheon immediately after the Meeting. Be sure to get a lunch ticket for your family.

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.