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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 a meeting and you are encouraged to join. Current dues are $25 per season.

 Next Meeting and Location
(Note: If the Guild meeting will be canceled due to inclement weather, notification will be posted by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting.)


  • December 11, 2018 @ 7:00


  • Al Collison’s Shop
    10292 Douglas Ave
    (Just south of Plainwell)


  • Take Douglas North to Cooper, it is 2 ½ 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.


Chad Stanton will be talking about how to make money in woodworking, and will include some on his favorite "tips and tricks' of the trade.

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

Primal Woods
Hartford, MI
269-222-0101     John @ X700




Portable and Alaskan
Sawmill Services

  • Wood-Mizer LT40HD

  • 48” Granberg Mk III Alaskan Mill

  • At your location

This Space Available


Please return all finished flag boxes to the december meeting.

Also, don't forget to bring in the toys.

2018 Flag Box Project

View letter of appreciation from
American Legion Post 84 Otsego
(Click to view)

The flag box project is under way now. There have been 15 boxes delivered to the Otsego American Legion post 84.

A Special thanks to J&J Paint and Glass for their donation for our 2018 Decorative Flag Box build.
...Thanks Steve...
A thanks to the Plainwell Home Depot for their donation plywood for the backs.
George Armstrong supplied the wood for the boxes, thanks George.

George and Ron Princing have done a lot of work in cutting the wood to size with the correct angles and putting them up in bundles.





Meeting Schedule
for the 2018-2019

September 11,
Show and tell, season dues are payable.

October 9,
Dan French, Chip carving and miniature basket weaving

November 13,
Chris Garzella, construction trades Instructor at the VanBuren technology center, and Adjunct Instructor for the WMU Woodshop program.

December  11
Chad Stanton
(program to be determined)

January 8
At Portage Northern

February 12
No Information Available Yet

March 12
No Information Available Yet

April 9
No Information Available Yet

May 14
No Information Available Yet

June 11
End of season picnic. Location to be


4265 28th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI


Woodcraft of Grand Rapids


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

Select Millwork Company
Bill Adams, President

960 Industrial Parkway
Plainwell, MI 49080

Ph. 269-685-2646

West Side Sawmill

Andy Jean
7616 W. Main

Oshtemo, MI

Cell     269-808-6230

Hardwood and Softwood
Professional milling and kiln drying

This Space Available