Albury-Wodonga Woodcrafters Inc. is a local wood crafting club with approximately 100 members and has been operating since September 1986. The club was incorporated on the 6th November 1987.
Wood Crafting interests range from Wood Turning through to Scroll Sawing, Pyrography, Carving, Furniture Making, Toy Making, Pen Making and many other facets of woodworking.
The Club operates a Woodcraft Gallery at “The Cottage Gallery” located at Unit 4, Gateway Village Wodonga. The Gallery is open from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Tuesday to Sunday and has a large and varied display of locally crafted items for sale. Recycled and salvaged timbers are extensively used.
Red Gum and Burl timber pieces are a specialty. Woodcrafting demonstrations are conducted regularly at numerous local functions. A few of these are the Albury Show, Wodonga Rural Expo, Craft Alive Expo in Wodonga and Chiltern Ironbark Festival.
Woodturning, Pyrography and Scroll Sawing demonstrations are held at “The Cottage Gallery” to coincide with the Farmers Markets that are held every second Saturday at the Gateway Village Island Complex. Regular workshop days are held weekly in the Clubrooms Workshop.
Some of these Special Interest Groups are Wood Turning, Scroll Sawing, Furniture Making, Carving & Intarsia, Box Making, Pen Making and Pyrography.
General Meetings of the club are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.00 pm at the Clubrooms. A Club Newsletter containing general news, notices and the minutes is published monthly.
The Clubrooms and Workshop are located at the Wodonga Showgrounds, Wilson Street Wodonga 3690