Our goal is to promote the skill and craft of woodworking in all facets, through education, information and fellowship.
We we always welcome new members and encourage you to check out a meeting from September to May on Mondays starting at 6:30.
Interested in becoming a club member?
Complete the online Membership Registration form. 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.
No Meeting/Shop Access February 18
Please note, next Monday February 18th is Family Day, there will not be a meeting on Family Day, the shop will also be closed for the day. The next meeting will be Monday February 25th, we’ll be holding a demonstration on glue up techniques.
Recent Club Meetings
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”
With the upcoming bad weather scheduled for Monday afternoon and evening, our regular club meeting will be cancelled. For the time being the shop will be open, however, if the church staff feel the need to close the church early, please be prepared to exit the shop. Our next regular club meeting will take place … Continue reading “Monday January 28th – Meeting Cancelled”
Great meeting last night, we watched a YouTube video of a gentleman, Adrian Ferrazzutti who is a skilled furniture maker, his video from last night focused on mosaic veneering. Included is the link to Adrian’s furniture web site and he has videos on his YouTube channel, I would highly recommend viewing both, we’ll also upload … Continue reading “Monday night recap – January 21, 2019”
Great meeting last night, Don McFarland treated the members to an awesome demonstration on FLOCKING. Don ran through the correct techniques to properly flock a projected, the range of options to be flocked was quite large, ranging from turned projects to flat & scroll work to a wide assortment of items. We’ll hope to have … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – January 14, 2019”
Rob will type info here. Happy New Year Terrific start to 2019 this past Monday night, no speaker this week, however, a lot of new and exciting things happening at the club. Back in December, an email was sent to the membership with a request from the Simcoe Street United Church to help bring holiday … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – January 7, 2018”
WOW, what a great night to end the year, we all had so much fun! Thank you to all of the members that brought holiday treats, the serving table was completely full of cookies, cakes and snacks, I’m told that all were healthy. The highlight of the night was Dan Alexanders hockey themed drink caddy, … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – December 17, 2018”
All, Great meeting this past Monday night, we were treated to a fantastic guest speaker, Steve Grainer from Sense of Calm. Steve’s company produces an array of natural products, however, from the clubs perspective, Steve has a line of bees wax products that are perfect for finishing cutting boards, natural live edge serving boards and … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – December 10, 2018”
Terrific meeting last night, Dale Coolrige ran though part two of his sharpening demonstration, highlighting how to sharpen both a chisel and a plane blade. Great discussion on the “how to” portion, lots of questions from the membership. Thank you Dale for taking the time to present to the membership, it was a very insightful … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – December 3rd 2018”
Great meeting last night, thanks to Mike Kellar for chairing a great discussion on the making of homemade paste wax. We’ll be posting on the club YouTube channel a short video clip that Mike brought along, showing a safe method to melt the bees wax. For those not in attendance last night, the most common … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – November 19, 2018”