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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.

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

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?


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.

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

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.

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Durham Woodworking Club Features in The Oshawa Express

Recent Club Meetings

Monday Night Recap – May 27, 2019

Good meeting last night, although we had technical issues and could not review the video clip, it will be posted on the club web site, it was a really good overview of the miter saw.  We did have a number of good discussions to complete the end of our season, we’re now heading into our … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – May 27, 2019”

Monday night recap – May 13th, 2019

Fun meeting last night, unfortunately our guest speaker cancelled at the last minute, so we improvised.  Calvin Perry reviewed the clubs next community project, we’re planning on building six benches for the “We Grow Food” organization.  A couple of their team stopped by the club a few weeks ago to review their program, it was very interesting … Continue reading “Monday night recap – May 13th, 2019”

Monday night recap – May 6, 2019

Fantastic meeting last night, great coffee & treats, followed by an awesome presentation from our Director of Community Relations, Calvin Perry.  Calvin and his team of volunteers (Bill Melnychuk, Margo McNab, William Spekkens, Gene Hutchinson, Greg Nevin, Wayne Peden, Neil Fickling, Pat Mawhinney) presented their prototype “Turtle Basking Net” to the membership last night, it was a well thought out prototype, … Continue reading “Monday night recap – May 6, 2019”

Monday night recap, April 8, 2019

Great meeting last night, Dan Kuzmicki our web and social media lead discussed all of the new changes to the club web site, as well as our new Instagram page.  Dan has done a great deal of work to improve everyone’s experience when surfing our website for general information, as well as, meeting highlights and … Continue reading “Monday night recap, April 8, 2019”

Monday Night Recap – April 1, 2019

Outstanding meeting last night, it was our second coffee and treats night, Chad did a great job making the coffee and the membership brought in awesome treats for the group (my compliments to the member who brought in the banana chocolate chip cookies, they were great).   The gallery was awesome as always, a number … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – April 1, 2019”

Monday Night Recap – March 25, 2019

Great meeting last night, we were fortunate to have the team from “We Grow Food” present their amazing program to the membership.  We Grow Food is a not for profit organization that helps local communities create gardens in open spaces, which in turn donates all of the food grown to any member of the community.  … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – March 25, 2019”

Monday night recap -March 18, 2019

Great meeting last night, Kade Bolger did an outstanding presentation on how to prepare logs for turning, as well as, flat work.  Kade went through the steps on how to mark up and prep a log before cutting, as well as, a PowerPoint presentation on the different types of cuts.  We hope to have Kade’s … Continue reading “Monday night recap -March 18, 2019”

Monday night recap – March 11, 2019

Great meeting last night, a tremendous offering of gallery items from the membership, images will be posted on our web site, definitely a must see.  Congratulations to Kade Bolger for taking first place in the turning competition (intermediate category) with a couple of pieces at the Brooklin Carving Show this past weekend, as well as … Continue reading “Monday night recap – March 11, 2019”

Monday night recap – March 4th, 2019

Great meeting last night, our casual coffee night was a huge success, thank you to everyone for bringing in all of the fabulous treats.  We had a great follow up discussion around the Toronto Woodworking Show, as well as a number of terrific questions on a number of topics.  The number of pieces brought forward … Continue reading “Monday night recap – March 4th, 2019”

Monday night recap – February 11, 2019

We had a good meeting last night!  Our gallery segment is turning into an awesome show and tell, the number of pieces being brought forward and the quality of work is amazing.  A quick shout out to Otto Ferencz for bringing in his home made vice, it was made back in Otto’s high school days, … Continue reading “Monday night recap – February 11, 2019”