Port Stephens Wood Workers Club
Providing an opportunity for the community to pursue their interest in wood working.
The Intent of Port Stephens
Wood Workers Club
. . . is to provide a safe workshop for members to practise their wood working skills, socialise and provide support to our local community.
We hold monthly meetings to discuss equipment, techniques, social issues and the club accounts. We also hold a 'show and tell' event that allows members to discuss their finalised creation and exchange ideas.
We meet at our workshop every day (Monday to Saturday, 8:30am to 12:00pm). Closed Christamas Day.
Our well-equipped workshop is situated at the rear of the Community Art Centre in Cultural Close, Nelson Bay.
The Wood Working Club has over 60 members.
Who can join?
Anyone who has a desire to work with wood.
Who are our members?
Members come from a variety of pursuits including cabinet making, shop fitting, wood turning, building and many other trade and non trade background. Members assist other members.
What are their interests?
There is a wide variety of interests shown by our members in the club including wood turning, dovetail box making, woodcarving, cabinet making and scroll sawing among others. Materials for projects can often be purchased at the club.
Our well equipped workshop is situated at the rear of the Community Art Centre in Cultural Close, Nelson Bay.
Do I need to know much about wood working - No, members will help you through each step.
Do I need to know how to operate wood working equipment? - No, but each member needs to complete a training course (provided) before they are authorised to operate machinery.
Do I have to bring my own wood - Depends, we have an extensive wood store members can purchase from and use - and many bring their own wood.
Is it expensive to join? - Annual membership fees are $30 per annum, plus $2 per visit.
Come along and find out more...
Join us now!
How to find us!
Cultural Place, off Shoal Bay Road Nelson Bay. Between Skate ramp and oval, both near West Diggers."
Drive up to and past the "Art and Craft Gallery" - parking available at top.