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Woodworkers Tool Swap and Sale coming up this Saturday April 29th


Time to clean out your shop to get rid of some old stuff or make room for some new. See the events calendar for more details

Intarsia Class


Great News! We finally have a date for the intarsia class. The class will be on Saturday, April 15th (our usual meeting day). Yvonne Spencer has graciously agreed to be our instructor. We will be meeting at her work place. It is located at 2450 Cinnabar Loop, Anchorage. The class will start a little earlier so we will have time to finish the project. The time is 9 AM- 3 PM or until we get it done.   You will […]

Shaker Furniture Detail/Technique Class


Join us in a one-day class where you learn techniques for making tapered legs, and mortise and tenon joints using hand tools. This class will teach you the basic techniques to set you off on your way to making simple Shaker-style tables. It will be lots of FUN!! And it is the last class of the season! Date: 15 Apr. 2017 Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Location: Don Fall’s shop Class size: 10 people max. (plus 2 instructors) Cost: […]

Artistry in Wood 2017 winners


In case you missed our last meeting, three of the peoples choice winners were present to show and discuss their projects. The scrollers were represented by Robert who tells us that his project was based on a photo of himself with his dog and a tank while on duty with the Air Force in Iraq in 2006.  Check out the story of Roberts “war dog” Aron here.  Robert learned about scrolling from his father.  Take a look at BlaxWoodworx.com to […]

Router Inlay Class March 26th


Join us in a one-day class where you learn how to perform basic inlay techniques using a router and exacto knives.  There will be four designs to choose from including a leaf, an apple, and a few surprises.  Depending on your skill level and time management you will complete one or maybe all four designs.  Plan on bringing a piece of wood (optional) that you can use on a future project, such as box lid, table top, or a case […]

All day sharpening seminar


Sunday, February 12th.  9:00am – 4:00pm at Anchorage Well and Pump Bring any sharpening gear you have but don’t worry if you don’t, we have some to learn on. Class will be $25 and includes lunch. We will try to cover several types of sharpening from water and oil stones to power sharpening and grinding. Bring a stool to sit on if you would like and plan on leaving with a few very sharp plane irons and chisels. You must […]

13th Annual Woodturning Symposium


For more information see http://www.akwoodturners.org/

Shaker Box Making Class


Join the Alaska Creative Woodworkers on January 7 and 8 as we build a set of five nesting oval Shaker boxes.  Don Faulkenbury will be teaching this very popular class.  We will be steam bending the box bands out of cherry and the lid panels will be birdseye maple.  The boxes will be fastened using copper tacks.  This will be a great class for woodworkers of all skill levels.  You must be an ACWA member to participate in the class.  […]

Build “A Box in a Box” Class


ACWA will be hosting a Build a “Box in a Box” class on Sunday December 11th.  We will be building a small box with an unhinged lid that holds a small sliding box inside with a flocked interior. This will make a great Holiday gift.  Students will use a mix of power and hand tools to build their box.  Tuition for the class will be $50 which includes materials.   You must be an ACWA member to participate in the class.  […]

Beverage Tote Class


Join us November 19th for a fun project for all skill levels.  We will be building a beverage tote that could be also used as a garden tote or tool carrier.  All materials will be provided, including a choice of nickel or black bottle opener.  The tote will be assembled using diamond head cut nails.  Tony will demonstrate a torch finish or you can add your own finish at home.  This project could be a nice holiday gift. You must […]