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.
Recent Club Meetings
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”
Great meeting last night, we have a fantastic open forum hosted by our very own Calvin Perry discussing possible meeting topics for the future. Don’t let Calvin fool you, he’s a natural at the mic, great participation from the membership, a lot of strong suggestions from meeting topics. The executive will get to work planning … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – November 12, 2018”
Great meeting tonight, both the new club constitution and by-laws were voted upon and both passed unanimously. We now officially have a club constitution and set of by-laws to run the day to day business of the club. Overall, we had a great discussion before voting, it was decided that a subcommittee would be set … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – November 5, 2018”
Fantastic meeting last night, full house to see Wayne Peden discuss cabinetry, everything involved in the build to adding hardware and final finish options. Lots of great questions from the membership, both during the discussion and after the meeting. Wayne has volunteered (well, sort of, more like I volunteered him) to hold a seminar in … Continue reading “Monday Night Recap – October 22nd, 2018”