Category: Meeting Pics

Two-Tone Boxes

AWA member David Strip shows us a smart way to build a handsome box with a contrasting interior that doesn’t rely on thin veneers. Download complete pdf here.

Our Mission

The Albuquerque Woodworkers Association is an educational nonprofit, organized to teach and promote the craft of woodworking. Our members support one another in the pursuit of the craft and we work, through public service, to foster a wider community of woodworkers. The club conducts an annual holiday project to make and donate thousands of wooden …

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Decorative Marquetry

Farmington area woodworker Ramon Valdez demonstrated his marquetry techniques. 

Routing Curves

Santa Fe Community College instructor Larry Buechley on template-routing techniques for perfectly fitting curved edge joinery. 

Precision Machine Tools

AWA member Derek Roff demonstrated Incra’s high-precision fence and shared his tips on best tools for changing router bits.


Albuquerque carver and furniture maker Chris Sandoval on the beauty and technique of decorative carving.

We’ve moved!

As of June 2018, our monthly meetings have moved  to a new venue and a new schedule. We now meet at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the North Domingo Baca Multi-Generational Center, 7521 Carmel Avenue NE.



At our March meeting, AWA member Ben Blackwell shared the design and construction of a solid tablesaw outfeed table that offers plenty of support for ripping long stock or breaking down sheet goods.      


The big man shares his finishing knowledge.