Dedicated to the art of woodworking since 1984.

Welcome

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.

Classes

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 happening in and around the St. Louis Area

All members and visitors are welcome to attend on the third Thursday of each month (except December). Updates on guild activities, members “Show and Tell” items, raffles, toy and box drop off, and a guest speaker are just part of what may be going on at any one time. Doors open at 6 pm and the meeting is from 6:45 to 8:30.

We meet in the lower level and enter through the lower-level entrance. Parking is available at the lower level and can be accessed from the ramp on at the far northeast corner of the parking lot.

If you cant make it, view our live stream on Youtube.

St. Louis Woodworkers Guild – May Member Meeting – YouTube

 

 

 

Enjoy art by local and regional
artists, including a Booth for our St.Louis Woodworkers Guild, a student art showcase, live music, food trucks, and open house
tours of the buildings in the Faust Historic Village. Attendance is
FREE. See the event listing on the Faust Park Facebook page for more
info.

 

head to Faust Historic Village for a brand-new Art Fair!

 

Situated
in Faust Historic Village, the art fair will feature original work from
a variety of local and regional artists. In addition to artist booths,
the fair will include a student art showcase, food trucks, live music,
and open house tours of the buildings in Faust Historic Village.
Entry is completely free. We hope to see you there!
Food trucks:
Juan Taco
Coop’s Cotton Candy
Holy Grounds Coffee Co.
Picture Perfect Panini
Lily’s Café Desserts & Food Truck

 

Newsletter

Toy Pattern: Tractor Trailer

This toy pattern is a five page PDF. It includes exploded views of the the toy and a cut list. Tractor Trailer Tools Be creative.  The typical.  Table saw, bandsaw,[…]

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May 2024 Newsletter

Building an heirloom bedroom set in the Mission style

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