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Our goal is to promote the skill and craft of woodworking in all facets, through education, information and fellowship.

We always welcome new members and encourage you to check out a meeting from September to May on Mondays starting at 6:30.

We discuss a wide range of woodworking related topics, including specific elements of our craft, such as turning, cabinet making, scroll sawing, chip carving and router work and more.

Interested in becoming a club member?

Please read and print the DWC Woodworking Club Waiver when coming to the shop to register.

Fill the form out on the computer, print the form and bring to our next meeting to get registered and start enjoying the great benefits of the Durham Woodworking Club.

We discuss a wide range of woodworking related topics, including specific elements of our craft, such as turning, cabinet making, scroll sawing, chip carving and router work and more.

Gallery

See Kade Bolger (and DWC) featured in East Magazine

Our very own Kade Bolger was featured in an amazing article from East Magazine (Issue 1, 2019). Congrats Kade! Check out the full article below

The Digital version of the issue can be found here.

Recent Club Meetings

Monday night recap, January 13, 2020

Hi, Great meeting last night, presentation by yours truly regarding the making of picture frames.  We went through the basics of cutting, routing, clamping and mounting a picture for a handmade picture frame.  Great feedback from the membership, awesome tips and tricks from everyone. Next week, Greg Wallace from Kilian Tools will be at the … Continue reading “Monday night recap, January 13, 2020”

Monday night recap, January 6, 2020

Happy New Year all, Welcome to a new decade, we’re excited to start a new year.  We had a great meeting last night, a number of awesome gallery items brought forward by the membership, they’ll be posted on our Instagram page, as well as our web site. We had a great kick off meeting with … Continue reading “Monday night recap, January 6, 2020”

Monday night recap, December 16, 2019

Hi, Fantastic meeting this past Monday night, a special thank you to Kevin Berry for the musical introduction to start the meeting, Kevin is a very talented bag pipe musician.  We had a great assortment of holiday treats to highlight the meeting. As well, we ran our annual general meeting this past Monday night, with … Continue reading “Monday night recap, December 16, 2019”

Monday night recap, December 9, 2019

Hi, Fantastic meeting last night, it was standing room only, great to see everyone.  We were treated to an awesome router presentation by Don MacLean, Don reviewed a number of routing basics for the membership.  We had full audience participation, there were a number of great questions from the membership, which generated a lot of … Continue reading “Monday night recap, December 9, 2019”

Monday night recap, December 2, 2019

Hi, Fantastic meeting last night, we were fortunate to have two presentations on pyrography.  Our first presenters were two UOIT students, they have developed a new product which allows you to chemically burn wood (the chemical is non-toxic).  The product is called the “PyroMarker”, it’s similar to a thick pen which stores the chemical that … Continue reading “Monday night recap, December 2, 2019”

Monday night recap, November 25, 2019

Hi, Great meeting last night, awesome discussion regarding the various styles and types of air compressors, as well as, air tools.  Below is a link for the presentation from last night, as well as the notes found on line from KMS tools regarding the selection process for an air compressor.  If you’re in the market … Continue reading “Monday night recap, November 25, 2019”

Monday night recap, November 18, 2019

Hi, Amazing evening last night, we had a tremendous presentation by Kade Bolger on wood staining and dyeing.  Kade ran through all of the materials used and the process to colour and texture his pieces.  Great topic and discussion by all, thank you to Kade for the presentation. Chris Lapine had mentioned following Tim Yoder … Continue reading “Monday night recap, November 18, 2019”

Monday night recap, November 11, 2019

Hi, Aside from the horrible weather this past Monday night, we had a terrific evening.  Our guest speaker came with a truck load of awesome turning equipment, Ken Rude from Branches to Bowls spoke in great detail about the Vic Mark line of lathes and the line of Carter turning tools.  A number of members … Continue reading “Monday night recap, November 11, 2019”

Monday night recap, November 4, 2019

Fun meeting last night, our guest speaker was a representative from the Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue.  Nicole spoke about the how Soper Creek started and its current mission in the Durham Region, a very worthy cause.  Calvin has set up a group to help Soper Creek with their “wish” list and Don McFarland donated a … Continue reading “Monday night recap, November 4, 2019”

Monday night recap, October 28, 2019

Hi, Great meeting last night, we had a fantastic presentation by Teresa Turner from Canabo Medical Group regarding the cannabis industry in Canada.  Teresa’s presentation was extremely informative and offered great insight into the industry, as well as, a deep dive into the components and uses for cannabis. Thank you to Keith White, President of … Continue reading “Monday night recap, October 28, 2019”