Links of Interest for Woodworkers

Members of SWWA frequent many different vendors to obtain wood, tools, blades, finishes, patterns, and other supplies to complete projects.  Some members frequent forums, blogs, and other community resources to learn from others.  Others like print media and subscribe to traditional magazines.  Whatever your delight, link to these resources have been compiled for your easy…

Woodworking Organizations & Magazines

Valuable information for your woodworking endeavors can be obtained through many sources including organizations other than SWWA.  Here are a few.  Of course, hard copy magazines also have some great information.  Current publications of relevance are listed. Other Woodworking Organizations American Assocation of Woodturners- International association of woodturners. CNY Woodturners LLC – The woodturning club…

Jig Night

“ I learned how design a circle cutting jig for my band saw.  It saves me lots of time!” An impressive array of our member’s jigs were available for viewing and discussion at the April meeting.  They ranged from simple to complex, but they all had the same benefit: they made doing special or repetitive…

General Resources / Toy Supplies / Shaker

There are several websites that contain a vast amount of information for every woodworker.  Also, there are resources for procuring supplies for making toys.  And, there are sites for learning about the Shakers.  These sites are listed below. General Woodworking Online Resources A History of Woodworking Jim Barry’s Woodworkers Workshop Lumberjocks.com Mac’s Finishing Notebook –…

Contact Us

Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association c/o  Barbara Raymond-LaPrease, President 3409 Patchett Road Baldwinsviille, New York  13027 Email: [email protected] Feel free to contact us for more information regarding an upcoming program, special event, or anything you’ve found in our newsletter.  Our club leadership information can be found here. Monthly meetings are held in the Community Room…

2013 Newsletters

 December 2013   Annual Holiday Gathering & Presentation of Donated Toys  November 2013 SWWA’s 8th  Woodworker’s Challenge  October 2013   The SWWA Workbench with the Workbench Team led by Bob Casey  September 2013   Flocking & Marbling with Barbara Raymond-LaPrease  August 2013   Super Show & Tell  July 2013   Making Ukuleles with Bernd Krause  June 2013   Nano Tools Demonstration with Steve Sherman  May 2013  …

2012 Woodworker’s Challenge

12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association The 2012 edition of our Woodworker’s Challenge was the largest to date with 39 projects entered.  We had 28 members enter projects with 2 entering 3 projects and 7 entering 2 projects. Furniture – 10 entries – 1st place to Terry Dote with half moon table of mahogany…

2011 Woodworker’s Challenge

12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association The 2011 edition of the Woodworker’s Challenge had 28 projects entered, five more than in 2010. Furniture – 6 entries – 1st place to Steve Flood with his red oak Richfield grandfather clock Accessories – 4 entries – 1st place to Bruce Meissner for his ash, furniture-quality router…

2010 Woodworker’s Challenge

12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association The 2010 edition of the Woodworker’s Challenge had 23 projects entered,. Furniture – 5 entries – 1st place to Terry Dote with his Krenov cabinet of mahogany, spalted maple, walnut, birdseye maple, and stained glass Accessories – 4 entries – 1st place to Terry Dote for his olive…

2010 Newsletters

December 2010   Annual Holiday Gathering & Presentation of Donated Toys  November 2010 SWWA’s 5th  Woodworker’s Challenge  October 2010   Veneering with Terry Dote  September 2010   The Importance of  the Skillful Use of Tools in Settling the American Frontier with Malcolm “Mac” MacPherson  August 2010 Super Show & Tell  July 2010   Pocket-Screw Joinery Using the K4…

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