Dedicated to the art of woodworking since 1984.


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Welcome to the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild (SLWG). The Guild is a non-profit organization open to all woodworkers in the St. Louis metropolitan area and beyond. Our membership includes residents from the outlying areas of both Missouri and Illinois. The SLWG welcomes professionals, hobbyists, beginners and those who are simply thinking about getting into the hobby of woodworking. Please explore our site to find out more about who we are, what we do, and the benefits of being a member.


The Guild offeres several classes for all skill levels. Popular topics include:

   Beginners woodworking

   Fundamentals of Woodworking
   Hand Tools

and many more

List of Current Classes

Superstar Weekend

Every year the guild hosts nationally recognized woodworkers to conduct classes over a weekend seminar. Superstars include Tom McGlaughlin(2022) and Logan Wittmer(2023) who build projects and share techniqes live and in-person.  This unique opportunity is limited to guild members only. 

Superstar Weekend

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month (except December) at 6:45pm in the lower level of the Moolah Shrine Center located on the Southwest corner of Interstate 270 and MO Rt 364 in Maryland Heights, Mo.
Members gather in person and can view the Live Stream. The monthly meeting hosts guest speakers who present various woodworking topics. The guild also does a raffle for a chance to win valuable prizes for those attending in person. 

SLWG Live Stream / Meeting RecordingDirections to Moolah Shriners Center

Community Outreach

The guild offers members the opportunity to engage with the community through several service projects. Some of our popular programs are the Toy program and Home Sweet Home. You can learm more by going to the Community Service link above.

SLWG Toy ProgramFoeders Crafters & HomeSweetHome Partnership

Field Trips

The guild coordinates trips and activities for members to engage. In 2023, several members of the guild traveled to Kansas City to visit the Kansas City woodworkers guild. We also took a tour of W.D. Quinn Saw co. to witness the how saw blades are shapened.

W.D. Quinn Saw Facility Tour

Annual Picnic

Every year the guild hosts a picnic where members and their families gather for good food, good fun, and usually good weather.  


Latest News & Events

Keep up with the latest guild news and events happeing in and around the St. Louis Area 

St. Louis Woodworkers Show

The Guild will be exibiting at the TWWS 2024. 
February 23 12:00 pm – February 25 3:00 pm Friday 12 pm-6 pm • Saturday 10 am-6 pm • Sunday 10 am-3 pm


April 2024 Newsletter

Election of Officers and Directors this meeting

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March 2024 Newsletter

Double Bevel Marquetry with Shop Sawn Veneer at this month’s meeting

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Our Sponsors

Please Patronize our sponsors who support the guild and our mission to encourage and educate members and non-members to enjoy and enrich their woodworking skills and experiences.