Des Moines Woodworkers Association, Inc.
A non-profit association dedicated to education, community service, and sharing of knowledge for those of all ages and skill levels in the field of woodworking. The Club's first meeting was Dec 3, 1985 followed by incorporation as an association Jan 17, 1990. We are classified as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization buy the IRS.
We have over 400 members from 77 Iowa cities and a few from other states.
Membership is open to all individuals who have an interest in any aspect of woodworking.
Members come together for a meeting the second Tuesday of the month, September through May, at the Woodsmith Store in Clive, IA. (Get Map)
Meetings consist of educational programs, idea sharing, time to show completed projects, and time to become involved in helping others with their woodworking skills.
Programs focus on a wide variety of woodworking disciplines and promote woodworking safety.
The association is operated by a Board of members who are elected by the general membership.
Members are entitled to - a monthly newsletter, a membership card which provides discounts at leading local & catalog suppliers of woodworking related products, attend regularly scheduled meetings and receive preferred rates at special club sponsored educational seminars.
There are several Special Interest Groups for members that allow those with an interest in a specific area of woodworking to meet separately for education, techniques, skill building, fellowship, and special projects.