Woodworkers Guild

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The Woodworkers Guild is located in the Kalamazoo area and meets every second Tuesday of the month except for the summer months. You are welcome to attend any meeting and you are encouraged to join. Current dues are $25 per year.


Douglas & Sons Inc.
Everyone's favorite paint and wall paper store

231 West Cedar St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(269) 344-2860

J&J Paint & Glass
Steve Klok     Scott Miracle

509 E. Vine St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Ph.  269-344-2834
Fax 269-344-0378

Serving SW Michigan since 1954

Andy Jean's Sawmill
7616 W. Main

Oshtemo, MI

Cell     269-808-6230

Hardwood and Softwood
Professional milling and kiln drying

This Space Available

Next Meeting Location
(Note: Guild meetings will be canceled if Kalamazoo Public Schools or activities are closed due to inclement weather.)


  • November 8 @ 7:00


  • Al Collison’s Shop
    10292 Douglas Ave


  • Take Douglas North to Cooper, it is 2 ˝ miles North of Cooper, on the right (East) side. Or you can take 131 to D Ave East to Douglas and turn left, (North). Al will have an orange cone and flashing light out to get your attention.


  • Joe Beam will present a program on custom furniture


Highlights from our last meeting

A ribbon winning carving by Thom Kelly

Ron Princing brought in a marquetry work from poplar and lacewood.

Dave Grubaugh spent 1-1/2 years working on a Noah’s Arc complete with animals, articulating doors and rainbow

Meeting Schedule
for the 2015-2016 year

  • September 13 – Season Opener @ Al’s
  • October 11 – Visit to David Lewis Figures of Wood saw mill, road trip
  • November 8 – Joe Beam custom furniture
  • December 13 – Woodcraft presentation, spray finishing
  • January 10 – Aaron Stinson - Chainsaw carver - builder
  • February 7 –Tom Niehl - Wood Identification
  • March 14 – Titebond adhesive follow up with Bob Behnke
  • April 11 – Kendall School of Design - Furniture Design - road trip
  • May 9 – Blacksmithing - Chuck Andrews - road trip
  • June 13 – Guild picnic, Bill Crown


4265 28th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI


woodcraft of Grand Rapids

woodcraft  #550


M6 off US 131 to M37, N to 28th St., E. on 28th St. about 1 mile. Just east of Paris Ave.
Next to Design Quest on North Side of street

The Heritage Company
Architectural Salvage and Supply

Buy and Sell old woodwork, doors, windows and all other old house parts.

Open Wed-Sat 11-5


150 N. Edwards
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Select Millwork Company
Bill Adams, President

960 Industrial Parkway
Plainwell, MI 49080

Ph. 269-685-2646

This Space Available