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Hand Saw Making Class

ACWA Will be sponsoring a hand saw making class at the end of October. We Will be making 22″ panel saws.  We will start with a pre-cut 1095 spring steel plate, that we will tooth on a Foley re-toother.  We will than use brass split nuts to attach our walnut handles.  The class will not cover sharpening, but you will go home with a nice hand saw!  All materials will be provided.  If you want to supply your own wood […]

September Meetings

In case you missed it in the Wood Chip, the Woodworkers are now meeting the second Tuesday of the month.  Please come join us on 9/13 at the Anchorage Museum at 7pm.  We will be meeting in the Reynolds room.  Use the old entrance by the funky red sculpture.  If the doors are locked, ring the buzzer to the right of the door, security will open them.    We will be discussing shop safety, and showing a 1 hour shop […]

Last Frontier Wood Carvers season is starting

Folks – It’s time to kick off the carving season again!  The Last Frontier Woodcarvers will meet thisSaturday, 9/10, from 10-3 at the Anchorage church of Christ building at 2700 Debar Road.  Bring a carving project and a lunch, and let’s make a day of it!  See you there. Gary and Donna

April meeting cancelled

The April 26th Woodworkers meeting at the Anchorage Museum has been cancelled.  Our scheduled presenter is unable to make it, and we were not able to put another program together. Have a great summer and see you in the fall.

Festool Demo Days 2016

March Meeting

  A Reminder that the Woodworkers meeting will be March 29th at the Anchorage Museum, 7-9pm. We will have a show and tell of some of the winning projects from Artistry in wood as well as a white elephant tool swap. Tools for the swap should be limited to a $20 value and be functional. Tools need to be wrapped or concealed in a bag or box. The basic rules are as follows: Numbers will be drawn to to determine the […]

Marking Knife Class

  You may register and pay for the class below. If you have questions about the class, you may submit them below, and someone will get in touch with you.  You do not need to fill out the form below as part of your registration. Click HERE to see how many seats are still open

Win This Bench!!! Only $20 per ticket!!!

Alaska Creative Woodworkers Split Top Roubo Workbench Raffle Drawing to be held 12pm Sunday March 13th, 2016 at the Woodshop In the Northway Mall. Need not be present to win. Only 200 tickets available. Ask club members for info/purchase. 2016 Fundraising Raffle permit #2475 see more pictures at http://www.galleryofwood.com/blog/the-acwa-workbench15

Sharpening 101

Monday February 29th 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.  Location TBD. We will cover basics of chisel and hand plane iron sharpening. Learn to use a honing guide as well as free hand. Bring a chisel or plane iron that you would like to sharpen. Class will be limited to ten people.  Contact Charles to sign up.

Anchorage Makerspace

LOOKING FOR SHOP SPACE, OR THE USE OF TOOLS YOU DON’T OWN? The Anchorage Makerspace is conveniently located in midtown just off Spenard road, behind the TapRoot bar (which has its own benefits!). A Makerspace is a shop space for artists, engineers, craftsman, DIY enthusiasts and the tech-curious. We have two 1500 sq.ft semi-industrial bays which are available to guests on Monday open days 6-8 pm, and to members 24/7. Membership is $100/month and comes with full and unrestricted access […]