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Immediate notice of Shop closure

Effective immediately, the shop will be close to all members and executive due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The shop will be closed for the remainder of the year, our goal is to ensure the safety of our membership. The executive will review the status of the shop in January 2021.

For additional information please contact the president via email, president@durhamwoodworkingclub.com.

Pens for Health Care Professionals

Given our current climate amid the COVID-19 outbreak, our club members would like to show their appreciation to our local health care workers by offering a handmade pen (with a medical insignia clip) along with a note of thanks and gratitude.  

We have titled this project, “Pens for Health Care Professionals”.  We will be offering our pens to the health care workers at the Lakeridge Heath Center & Lakeridge Health Ajax & Pickering Hospital, as well as, the teams of Paramedics at Durham EMS.

In order to facilitate this project, we are reaching out for financial assistance from our local area businesses, as well as, individuals.  Our initial goal will be to raise $2,500 for the purchase pen kits and wood blanks to produce each pen. The funds raised will produce roughly 250 pens to be distributed to each of the centers. 

Donations can be made directly through the club’s web site, www.durhamwoodworkingclub.com in preassigned increments.  The club will also accept cheques, made to The Durham Woodworking Club or cash.

We realize the economic challenges faced by all businesses at present, we are asking for contributions toward our goal, no matter the dollar value, every dollar raised will go directly into this program and into our community.  On behalf of our membership, thank you in advance for your support.  

Pens for Health Care Professionals

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.

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