We’ve all had to adapt .. 

But we are looking forward to in-person meetings again.

Who We Are

The Central Florida Woodworkers’ Guild is 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. Meetings consist of short presentations during the show and tell segment. The second half of the meeting is dedicated to a single in-depth presentation on various woodworking related topics. We also hands on shop events quarterly.

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 but we are planning to resume in-person meetings in September.

Online Live-Stream Meeting

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have had to suspend our normal “in-person” meeting for safety concerns.   The meeting date and time remain unchanged, being the second Thursday of each month at 7pm.    We broadcast our meeting at: https://www.twitch.tv/jkunzman.  Click the link below for detailed instructions for joining the meeting.

Super Show and Tell

Our competition was held on November 12, 2020.   Click on the button below to view pictures of all the Super Show and Tell entries.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Tom McLaughlin will be joining us to talk about making drawers.  Please join us on https://twitch.tv/jkunzman at 7pm EST

Thursday, August  12, 2021

Scott Grove will be joining us to talk about  Guilding and Patinas. Please join us on https://twitch.tv/jkunzman at 7pm EST

Thursday, September 14, 2021

One of our own, David Veatch will demonstrate creating half-blind mitered dovetails. Please join us at Woodcraft at 7pm.

Featured Project

Armoire by Craig Aebli

Standing at 89″ high, this impressive 18th century inspired armoire is built of curly maple.  Raised panels adorn the sides and doors.  This cabinet sits on top of ogee bracket feet.  The dovetail drawers are hand cut.

A second view of the details.

Social

Community Involvement

Central Florida Woodworking Guild has teamed up with the South Florida Woodworking Guild to build urns for the Missing in America Project.  The cremated remains of hundreds of military veterans are unclaimed each year.   The mission of the project is to locate and inter our forgotten heroes. We will be needing more urns this fall so we are asking Guild members to plan on building more.

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