County Woodworkers Association -
Monthly meetings at various location to further develop
members skills through the sharing of techniques and resources. Gain
insights into the woodworking ideas and physical processes by interacting
with other woodworkers at varying stages of skill set development.
The annual "Artistry in Woodworking" show at the Sonoma County Museum
provides a venue for presentation of your best works, whether you are a
hobbyist or professional, acknowledgments are made in both categories
Abrasive Engineering Society
Shares technical information about abrasives minerals and their uses
including abrasives grains and products such as grinding wheels, coated
abrasives and other items made from synthetic minerals. Compendium of
technical papers listed.
Association of Woodturners
- an international, nonprofit organization
dedicated to the advancement of woodturning. Our mission is to provide
education, information, and organization to those interested in turning
Annapolis Woodworkers Guild -
Exists to advance fellowship among persons interested in the art of
woodworking; to promote the tradition, culture, and history of
woodworking; to promote knowledge and understanding of woodworking; and to
enable its members to enjoy and appreciate the woodworking skills of
others. Site includes links to wood toxicity information.
American Chestnut Foundation -
Dedicated to the restoration of the American Chestnut through
scientific breeding and cooperative research.
The Arizona Woodturners Association
Promoting woodturning since
the early 1980's. From its beginning, this group's membership has
increased tremendously and continues to rise.
We are excited about the recent revival in the interest in
woodturning. Artists who have been woodturning for some time have been
passing on this art to people of all ages and genders. Tool manufactures
and turners have been coming out with a plethora of new tool designs and
chucks to make turning more available to anyone. People's imaginations
have shown the world how turning is a true and pure form of art.
The Bay Area
(BAWA) was formed in 1982 to
strengthen the woodworking community in the San Francisco Bay area.
BAWA holds monthly meetings. These are an
informal forum for exchanging knowledge and ideas, and for meeting others
in woodworking and related fields. BAWA members also participate in many
other woodworking community activities.
Every BAWA meeting there's a woodworking presentation or demonstration by
a distinguished guest speaker. We often meet at woodworking shops and
businesses in the Bay Area.
the Baulines Craft Guild
Established in 1972 by Tom
D'Onofrio, is a non-profit organization that has grown in stature
and size and has achieved national recognition for its Education Programs.
The Guild is composed of artisan/teachers who are among the most
significant artists creating fine craft work in America today. Their works
are represented in major museum collections such as the Smithsonian
Institution, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the de Young Museum of San
Francisco, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the New York Museum of
Modern Art and the Oakland Museum of California.
Stickmakers Guild -
Devoted to making and collecting walking sticks. Includes show dates
and competition results.
Berkshire Woodworkers Guild
Not-for-profit professionals in Massachusetts, promoting awareness of
benefits of custom woodworking. Site promotes annual furniture show and
British Antique Furniture Restorers Association --
Organization of craftsmen and women concerned to maintain the highest
standards in the field of antique furniture restoration and conservation.
Includes information on their student branch and listed colleges.
Cabinet Makers Association -
Association of cabinet shop owners formed to provide a national voice
and presence for the small cabinet shop. Offers online commercial
The Charlotte Woodworkers
Association is a non-profit organization formed in 1985. Its purpose
is to promote excellence in woodworking through teaching, development of
individual skills and fostering interest in our craft.
Conejo Valley Woodworkers Association -
Dedicated to helping members increase their woodworking skills and
promote woodworking to the general public. Online monthly newsletter [PDF
Des Moines Woodworkers
Non-profit association dedicated to fellowship, education, and
community service for those of all skill levels in the field of
woodworking. Many links to other information.
Founded to serve interested woodworkers in the Diablo Valley of the San
Francisco East Bay Area; open to both men and women, regardless of where
The Furniture Society -
Advancing the art of furniture making by inspiring creativity,
promoting excellence, and fostering understanding of this art and its
place in society. Offers public and members-only forum and website search
The Guild of Oregon
in 1982, is a non-profit volunteer organization comprised of approximately
40% professionals and 60% amateurs and hobbyists of various skill levels.
Guild members have a variety of woodworking interests, including furniture
design and construction, cabinet making, antique furniture restoration,
turning, carving and sculpture. The Guild is supported primarily by
membership dues and local sponsors in the wood industry and related
Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers
An association of professionals and
amateurs bound by a common interest in woodworking. Through regular
meetings, lectures, demonstrations, a video library of those
demonstrations, juried exhibits, a newsletter ( The Old Saw ) and other
activities, the Guild strives to bring together the diverse interests of
the New Hampshire woodworking community.
Humboldt Woodworkers and Artisans
A consortium of woodworkers & craftspeople geographically
based in Humboldt County, California. A unique design style is
growing here, rooted in a philosophy of living and working in ways that
use the wood truthfully.
Laminating Materials Association -
Non-profit trade group representing all types of man-made decorative
overlays. Downloadable or printed glossary available.
Long Island Woodworkers Club -
Membership is open to persons of all skill levels. Offers monthly
meetings, a newsletter, seminars, field trips, toys for tots, a library
with video tapes, books, magazines, and a yearly competition.
Association of furniture makers dedicated to the preservation and
evolution of fine furniture building. Includes galleries and schedule of
Mendocino Woodworkers -
Collective of craftsmen, woodworkers, builders, designers and purveyors
of fine woodworking. Lists craftsmen according to specialty.
A collective of Craftsmen,
Woodworkers, Builders, Designers and Purveyors of Fine Woodworking in
A non-profit organization, promoting the appreciation and art of
woodcarving and associated crafts through instruction, exhibitions,
demonstrations and workshops.
Minnesota Woodworkers Guild -
A group of professional and amateur woodworkers with three goals: to
educate themselves and the public about woodworking, to socialize and
explore woodworking, and to advocate high standards in the art. Features
member galleries and articles.
Woodcrafters Guild -
Members involved in a wide variety of woodworking, turning, carving,
toy making, cabinetmaking, boat building, and carpentry.
Woodworkers Guild -
Purpose is to further education and fellowship for area amateur and
professional woodworkers, to advance the collective interest of
woodworking. Open to all woodworkers, male and female, for whom wood as a
craft material is of special interest. Includes extensive list of books
and videos from their library.
Northwest Wood Carvers Association
Non profit organization promoting the art of wood carving. Displays
FAQ, visitor gallery, and show gallery.
Diego Fine Woodworking Association-
Hobbyists and professionals. Objectives are education,
promotion, and public appreciate of principles and practices of fine
Saskatchewan Woodworkers Guild
Professional woodworkers and hobbyists sharing their interests in all
phases of woodworking from carving, turning, marquetry and cabinet making
to finishing and restoration. Lists classes and events. Displays member
Woodworkers Association -
Fostering communication among woodworkers, encouraging the pursuit of
excellence in design and workmanship, and developing marketing
opportunities for woodworkers throughout the State and other parts of
Australia. Features forestry and safety information.
Woodworker's Guild of
Goal is to educate its members and the public through the promotion and
development of the highest standards in every aspect of woodworking.
Contains message board and calendar of events.
Woodworker's Guild Of Los
Monthly meetings featuring speaker
discussing select woodworking topic. Lists schedule.
Woodwork Institute of California -
Non-profit corporation, to develop and disseminate information relative
to the uses, advantages and functional utility of wood products in all
types of building construction. Includes news and legislative information.
Woodworker's Website Association
Contains magazine, forum, games, plans, chat, and member sites.
Women in Woodworking -
Offers galleries, links to information and member sites, and a forum.