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Meetings and Events

The Northeastern Wisconsin Woodworkers Guild holds Monthly Meetings and hosts events and programs throughout the year. Click Resuming In-Person Guild Meetings for information about beginning to meet in person again. Click Upcoming Events & Programs to see the schedule. Click Monthly Meeting Location for information about where monthly meetings are held. Click Events Sponsored by Other Organizations to see other related events that might interest you.

Monthly Meetings:

Monthly meetings feature presentations of interest to woodworkers. They are typically held at 7pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please click Upcoming Meetings to check details below or look in the current newsletter in Newsletters. The exceptions when monthly meetings do not take place include the month of the Woodworking Show, August Picnic, and December Potluck celebration.

Examples of past program topics include:

  • Glues and adhesives
  • Turning
  • Spalted wood
  • Flute making
  • Many more

Suggestions for programs are always welcome.

Meetings also include time for questions, help from other woodworkers, and sharing of accomplishments (Woodworker’s Show and Tell).

There is also a “sub-group” of carvers who hold an additional monthly gathering with “hands-on” sessions focusing on carving techniques, sharpening, design, and painting.

Upcoming Meeting:

Hardwood Lumber Industry in Wisconsin

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 @ 7:00pm

By: Jim Wesp – Kettle Moraine Hardwoods

Jim Wesp from Kettle Moraine Hardwoods(KMH) will give a presentation on the hardwood lumber industry in Wisconsin. KMH has been in business since 1986 & operates a sawmill, dry kilns and some secondary processing equipment for planing, ripping, sanding and resawing. They also have a lumber store selling both domestic and imported woods, along with specialty items like carving stock, turning blocks, log mantels, live edge slabs & urban lumber products.

 Jim will bring along some special grained woods and part of his presentation will include pictures & descriptions of various KMH operations. Current lumber availability and pricing trends will be discussed. This will be an interactive presentation, and questions or comments from those in attendance will be welcome.

Upcoming Events & Programs:

June 22, 2022 at 7:00pm – Jim Wesp – Kettle Moraine Hardwoods – Domestic and Exotic Lumber

July 20, 2022 at 7:00pm – 2022 NEWWG Woodworking Show Planning

Aug 14, 2022 – Annual Guild Picnic – DeBroux Park, Bellevue  (Time TBD)

Sept 21, 2022 at 7:00pm – Bob Newton – Making Laminated Bowls

Oct 8-9, 2022 – 39th Annual NEWWG “Artistry in Wood” Show

Nov 16, 2022 at 7:00pm – Brian Zabel – Zabel’s Sawmill – Aspects of Running a Sawmill & Kiln Drying

Dec, 2022 – Guild Christmas Party (Date TBD)

Jan 18, 2023 – Chuck Druckrey – Timber Framing

Schedule is subject to change without notice

Monthly Meeting Location:

Northeast WI Technical College (NWTC)

Monthly programs are held at NWTC, 2740 W Mason St, Green Bay.

Please note: Beginning in June, the Guild will be meeting at NWTC.

Events Sponsored by Other Organizations: