We are a unique association of woodworking enthusiasts of all interests and skill levels, novice to expert, where information and techniques are shared.  Our two Groups both hold monthly meetings, September through June, which are open to all KWA association members:

Furniture & Cabinetmakers Group

      Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 7-9pm

Location: Frontenac Secondary School in their woodworking classroom, 1789 Bath Rd (map)

Carvers & Sculptors Group

      Meets twice a month at Lee Valley’s Kingston store’s Seminar Room, 616 Gardiners Road (map)

Carvers’ Clutch, every  1st Wednesday of the month.  These informal gatherings provide members an opportunity to work on any carvings or sculpters they wish. Clutches are conducted from 6:30 – 8:45pm (Members may gather any time after 6pm…)

Monthly Meetings, every  4th Wednesday of the month.  These are formal gatherings where members learn and share techniques aimed at improving their skills and enjoyment of the craft.  Monthly meetings are conducted from 6:30 – 8:45pm (Members may gather any time after 6pm…)

Membership in the KWA

The annual membership fee is $35 and may be paid via interac E-transfer, or by cheque or cash at any Group meeting. Please complete the Member Application Form to become a new member.


Major Annual Events

  • Symposium: This event focusses on expanding the knowledge and skills of our members – and out of town visitors.  The event features presentations by exceptional wood artisans; always the 1st Saturday in April.  Click here for complete details.
  • Artistry in Wood Public Gallery: This event showcases the work of our members to the public.  The 2017 event was conducted in concert with the Kingston Woodturners, featuring work by both associations.  It was held on 10 June 2017.