Northwest Indiana
Woodworkers Association


Established 1990


Our members as well as professional woodworkers demonstrate all aspects of woodworking at our meetings.



Aitchson, Bill Small Turnings & Refinishing
Baker, Bill & Jerry Burke  Power Carving
Bogwill, Fred Demonstration on sanding, How to Cut Cove Molding on the Table Saw
Bomba, Marcia Using the Ringmaster
Benson, Ron Pen Turning Video - Pen Turning Demo
Boswell, Chris Bowl making the old fashion way
Brazil, Skip & Claudia Toy Making Video
Bunce, Don Rose Engine Lathe, Hand Planes
Chicago School of Violin Making Making Violins
Clark, Mike Frame making
Connor, Chris Freud Blades
Copeland, Ken Electrical and Fire Safety
Day, Jesse Chair making and weaving
Evans, Terry Magic Relief Carving
Evens, Karen Wood Toys
Franek, Carmen & Rossio, Laura Tole Painting
Franek, Steve Scroll Saw
Gaddis, Bruce Patterns in Wood by Segmenting
Godfrey, Cathy Bandsaw Boxes
Good, Don Tool Sharpening, Carving
Guilfoyle, Mike Shop Lighting
Gush, John Hand Cut Dovetails
Haak, Henry Nail Guns
Harrigan, Mike Bent Laminating
Hernick, Max Scroll Saw
Hewlett, Clyde Intarsia
Huls, Al from Woodcraft Akeda and Leigh jigs. Grex Headless Pinners. How to apply General Finishes Gel Top Coat and Stains.
Abranet Sanding Discs and Festool Sander and Dust Collector for dust free sanding. 
Hunter, John Kreg Jig
Jacobs, Marvin Wood Carver
Johnson, Carter Scroll Saw Puzzles
Johnson, Randy Routers
Kellog, John Making Shaker Boxes
Kender, Chris Shop Fire Safety
King, Mic Carving demo
Koslowski, Leon Wooden Canes
Malavolta, Phil Scrolling
Metz, Hank Biscuit Joinery
Lau, Milford Chip Carving
MacDonald, Daniel Repairing Formica
Magner, Josh Shop Safety
Miller, Jeff Building Furniture for Children
Miller, Mark Wright Bros. Airplane Reproduction
Mills, Carl Cabinet Scrapers.
Violin Construction.
Mosny, Dennis Wood Carver
Norrman, Chuck Pen Turning Demo
Novosel, Mike Shop Made Jigs
Myers, Jan Air Brush
Olesak, Kimmer Cigar Box Guitar making
Olson, Doug Using your Computer in Woodworking
Opacich, Milan Tamburitza Instrument Maker
Peterson, Phil Finishing
Pluard, George Intarsia
Postma, Jeff Chain Saw Carving
Powell, Zane Shop Made Jigs
Riley, Dave Wood Carver
Roach, Bob Perfume Pens and Drill Doctor
Robbins, Jon How to make your own Child Safe Finish, Attaching and removing paper templates from wood
Rossio, Richard Offset turning
Sader, Dick Scroll Saw Tips & U.S. Aircraft Carriers, Household Hacks
Scherer, Rudy Alabaster Turning
Schmidt, Frank Teaching woodworking to blind high school students in Florida.
Schmidt, Kathy Making Shaker Treys
Schults, John Wood Carver
Schuster, Jim Routers
Shanks, Paul Tropical Woods and Reforestation, Furniture Refinishing the Right Way,
Marquetry, Wood Identification.
Sheldon, Dick Router Templates and Guide Bushings
Sickinger, Jason Graphic Transfer.
Sing, Dick Wood Lathe
Stark, Bob Finishing
Sturgeon, Kevin Pen Turning, Casting ALUMILITE PEN BLANKS, wood stabilization
Szakonyi, Ed Wood Lathe.Sharpening of Wood Tools.
Takacs, Lou Wood Finishing, Wood Stain, Inlaying
Tomjanovich, Russ Radial Arm Saw. Power Tool Safety. Tri Town Safety Village.
Tuscan, Barbara Band Saw Boxes
Wills, Bob Intarsia
Wilson, John Shaker Boxes
Yonkers, Mary and Christopher Restoration and Use of Antique Hand Tools.
Sharpening Hand Tools
Yrineo, Marcia Woodcarving

The following corporate vendors have made presentations.

Apollo Spray Finishes Bessey Clamps Cabot Stains
Kreg Pocket Hole Systems DeWalt 3M
Franklin Adhesives Freud Tools General Finishes
L.L. Johnson Lumber KEI Dust Collecting Makita Tools
Micro-Surface Finishing Products Delta / Porter Cable Stained Glass & Wood Connections
Steel City Tools White Lumber Co. Woodcraft
Wood Magazine Zar

Last update November 23, 2020