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Last updated: Monday May 11, 2015

 

AWG featured in Birmingham Magazine!  Click on the link below to read about our toy program.

http://www.al.com/bhammag/index.ssf/features/toy_story_alabama_woodworkers.html

 

 

May Events:

 

May 16, 2015

Monthly Meeting

Woodworking Education Center Maylene, AL

 

900am Pre-Meeting

Our May Mentoring Series will feature our own John Lawson demonstrating different techniques and uses for a Tracksaw. 

John has taught classes for the Alabama Woodworkers Guild since 2006, and has taught the doors and drawer front part of the cabinet class for the Habitat for Humanity project for the past 4 years.

 

1000am - Meeting

 

Bill Newman will present the program for the general meeting this month.

He will explain some methods for achieving accuracy and repeatability with woodworking projects. He will discuss and demonstrate methods of constructing jigs to improve accuracy, safety and quality of work. Bill will discuss the use of measuring instruments such as calipers, dial gauges, dividers and other items to make woodworking tasks easier and to improve accuracy.  He will demonstrate the use of bench hooks, simple guides for handsaws, shooting boards, and other basic techniques to help improve the quality of results achieved with hand tools.

 


2014 highlights - Habitat for Humanity Kitchen and Vanity

Cabinet Class and Installation (Sep-Dec)

 

  

 

 

New website page for members to list woodworking items they are looking for.

 

Items Wanted

 

Woodworking Education Center

 

Need a place with the proper equipment and tools to work on your latest project?  The Woodworking Education Center and Guild Workshop is open!

 

Click here for directions to the WEC:

 

    Woodworking Education Center

    10544 Highway 17

    Maylene, AL 35114

 

 

Shop Calendar

Click the button for a calendar of times when the facility is open.  Note that if the calendar displays "no supervisor", the shop is not open even though it may be  scheduled to be open.  A supervisor must be onsite when the shop is open.

 

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Toy Plans available - click here!

 

     

 

 

 

 

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