• Woodcraft Guild ACT Inc.

    If you are interested in woodcraft, the Guild is for you.
    Activities include:
    TURNING
    FURNITURE MAKING
    TOOL APPRECIATION
    TOY MAKING
    CARVING
    SCROLL SAW
    PYROGRAPHY

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    Members Champ R Barfoed

    The Guild holds an Annual Exhibition so that members can show their work to colleagues and the public. By subnitting their work to critical evaluation by professional judges, members are able to improve the disign, construction methods and finish of craftwork.

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  • Get in Touch

    The Woodcraft Guild ACT
    PO Box 1411
    Woden ACT 2606

Library

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The Guild maintains a modest, but pertinent, collection of books, periodicals, and videosrelating to all aspects o20160412_114311f woodworking.  For ease of reference, the book collection is organized into subject categories reflecting the Special Interest Groups within the Guild, plus sections for specialized subjects like tool sharpening, finishes and wood identification.The Guild also subscribes to Australian and international woodworking magazines, the current issues of which are made available at the Shed for members to read.  Past issues are bound into volumes and retained in the Library for reference purposes  –  we hold complete collections of most of these periodicals.

Guild members may borrow items from the library at any time when the  Shed is open. We levy a small borrowing fee to help fund the purchase of new items.  A significant proportion of the collection, however, has been donated to the Guild by members and the families of former members.

The Holdings catalogues are available to members by following this link

  • Book Catalogue
  • DVD Catalogue
  • Video Catalogue
  • Additional Books since October 2015
  • Periodicals Catalogue

Guild Librarians:   Andrew Hewat: 

We encourage members to consider our Library when rationalizing their private holdings of woodworking books and videos. Have a chat to the librarian when next at the shed or send an email before bringing anything into the Shed ….  librarian@woodcraftguild.org.au