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The Des Moines Woodworkers Association has several special interest groups for club members. These groups allow members with specialized interests to meet separately for education, technique, skill building, fellowship, and special projects.

To be involved in any of these special interest groups, you must be a Member in good standing of the Des Moines Woodworkers Association. To sign up for membership, just visit our Sign up page!

Furniture Making SIG

Meetings are informal, with an emphasis on group discussion, question and answer sessions, problem solving, and the sharing of tips and mistakes. From time to time, outside experts are brought in to share their expertise.

Check our Event Calendar or monthly Newsletter for specific meeting date, location and subjects. For more information, call John Twedt at 515-964-9294 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Time: 9:30 a.m. on the first Saturday following the regular General Members Meeting each month.

Location: The Woodsmith Store, 10320 Hickman Road, Clive, IA

Furniture Repair & Finishing SIG

Each meeting involves finding solutions to repair and finishing problems, or answering question that participants present. Check our Calendar or monthly Newsletter for specific meeting date, location and subjects.

For more information call Ron Stookey at 515-277-1555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: the regular standing meetings have been suspended for now; please contact Ron if you would like to meet up.

Time: Meets the Thursday following the regular General Members Meeting at 1:00 PM

Location: Ron Stookey's Country Caboose Refinishing at the rear of 113 5th St. in Valley Junction / West Des Moines, Iowa.

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