We are a collaborative group of woodworkers who meet monthly to foster the craft of woodworking. Woodworkers of all skill levels, including those new to woodworking, are valued and welcome. We have amateur and professional members alike.
There is plenty to keep the woodworking enthusiast busy. We have monthly meeting, quarterly shop events, and an annual weekend hands-on training seminar open to all members.
Browse some of our past presentations. Here you will find program write-ups and videos of presentations from Guild members and nationally recognized woodworkers.
We provide a forum for members to share their common interest in the art of woodworking. Click below to see all the benefits of joining CFWG.
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Our goal is to inspire each member to reach their full potential in pursuit of their craft or hobby. Guild members welcome the opportunity to mentor others in areas where we have achieved a level of craftmanship. We are passionate about teaching what we have learned to other interested individuals.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
John Kennedy will discuss how he makes the checkerboard/crosshatch pattern he uses for his drawer bottoms. This meeting will be held at the Woodcraft store of Orlando at 7:00PM.
Saturday, November 13, 2021
We will be having our annual Super Show-and-Tell meeting at the Dover Shores Community Center starting at 2:00PM. This is the opportunity for members of the guild to show off their best work and compete for the recognition of guild members and their spouses.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
This will be our annual Christmas dinner meeting at the Dover Shores Community Center starting at 7:00PM. The Guild supplies turkey, ham and drinks and members bring a dish to share. The awards for Super Show-and-Tell will be presented, there will be items for auction, and a gift exchange.
Where we Meet
We meet on the second Thursday of each month, January through October, at the Woodcraft of Orlando, FL The meetings are from 7 to 9 pm. Guests are always welcome. Several other events are announced throughout the year; check our events page for details.
Note: Due to Covid-19 our “in-person” meeting have been suspended and replaced with virtual meeting. We broadcast our meeting at: https://www.twitch.tv/jkunzman. Click the link below for detailed instructions for joining the meeting.
Education is a key element of our mission. Members receive instruction at our monthly meeting and periodic workshop events. The highlight of the year is when host a nationally known member of the woodworking community to present at a weekend seminar. Past speakers at monthly meetings and seminars have included Phil Lowe, Tom McLaughlin, Michael Fortune, Mary May, Garrett Hack, and Nancy Hiller to name a few.
- Central Florida Woodworking Guild has teamed up with the Missing in America Project to build Urns for our forgotten war heroes. The mission of the project is to locate and inter the cremated remains of hundreds of military veterans that go unclaimed each year. Read More >>
- Each year CFWG sponsors a Christmas tree at the Orlando Museum of Art’s Festival of Trees. We make over 200 wood ornaments for the event. Our tree, together with many others is auctioned off as a fundraiser for the Museum. Read More >>