Directory of Austin Woodworking Clubs

I maintain this list of woodworking clubs in and around Austin, TX. If you know of more or have corrections, contact me.

General Clubs

Generalized clubs that cover all aspects of woodworking.

The Woodworking Social Club

Meet other woodworkers over beer. Organized by Austin Waldo from the Austin School of Furniture.

https://www.meetup.com/woodworkingsocialclub/

Broads and Boards

A large group focused on empowering women in woodworking.

https://broadsandboards.com/

Central Texas Woodworkers

A Facebook group that grew out of the defunct Fine Woodworkers of Austin.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/200129960583/

South Austin Woodworkers

A small group that meets once a month at Seton Southwest Hospital and has regular breakfasts. They have not been meeting during the pandemic.

http://www.austinwoodworkers.com/

Specialized Clubs

Specialized clubs that cover just one area of woodworking. Sometimes it is easier to find “your people” at a club that is more specialized.

Austin Hand Tool Club

I started this club to connect with other woodworkers who enjoy using muscle-powered tools.

https://www.austinhandtool.club/

Central Texas Woodturner’s Association

If you use a lathe or want to learn how, this large, friendly club is the place to be.

http://ctwa.org/

Southwest Marquetry Guild

Started during the pandemic to focus on marquetry.

https://swmarquetryguild.com/

Central Texas Woodcarvers Association

This group is focused on carving, even for children. They will start meeting again when the Hancock Recreation Center opens again.

http://www.centraltexaswoodcarvers.com/

Daddy,  Can We Play in the Workshop?

If hand tool woodworking is your passion, you may enjoy my children's book, Daddy, Can We Play in the Workshop?