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
Benson, Ron Pen Turning Video - Pen Turning Demo
Brazil, Skip & Claudia Toy Making Video
Chicago School of Violin Making Making Violins
Copeland, Ken Electrical and Fire Safety
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. 
Jacobs, Marvin Wood Carver
Johnson, Carter Scroll Saw Puzzles
Johnson, Randy Routers
Kellog, John Making Shaker Boxes
Kender, Chris Shop Fire Safety
Koslowski, Leon Wooden Canes
Malavolta, Phil Scrolling
Metz, Hank Biscuit Joinery
Lau, Milford Chip Carving
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
Olson, Doug Using your Computer in Woodworking
Opacich, Milan Tamburitza Instrument Maker
Peterson, Phil Finishing
Pluard, George Intarsia
Powell, Zane Shop Made Jigs
Riley, Dave Wood Carver
Roach, Bob Perfume Pens and Drill Doctor
Sader, Dick Scroll Saw Tips & U.S. Aircraft Carriers
Scherer, Rudy Alabaster Turning
Schmidt, Frank Teaching woodworking to blind high school students in Florida.
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
Sing, Dick Wood Lathe
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

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 June 30, 2011