The Central Minnesota Woodworker's Association is a group of men and women from around the St. Cloud Minnesota area who share a common interest in the art and business of woodworking. We meet monthly in St. Cloud to share information, techniques and topics of interest in the area of woodworking. Learn more about membership or support.

May CMWA Meeting

Wednesday May 18th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Paramount, Downtown St. Cloud

Our May meeting Rollie Johnson will do a demo on card scrapers. How to use and sharpen them. He would like members to bring their card scrapers to the meeting.

April CMWA Meeting

Wednesday April 20th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Paramount, Downtown St. Cloud

April meeting Deny Myers will be doing a demo on turning legs for furniture. Our next meeting will be at the Paramount, lower level, 7 pm, April 20, 2016. Please bring an item for show & tell and bring a friend.

2016 Art Crawl

Coming up we have the first Art Crawl for 2016 on March 18th. This year we are going to be show casing boxes of different styles. These can include rough boxes to very fine finish boxes. Using different styles of joints for the corners. With covers or without covers. Have also posted some ideas from Kurt on this project.

March CMWA Meeting

Wednesday March 16th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Paramount, Downtown St. Cloud

Our March meeting Marc Lamm will be presenting a new style of joinery. He calls curve joinery. He has written a book on this technique. You can look at his website for more information.

February CMWA Meeting

Wednesday February 17th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Paramount, Downtown St. Cloud

February meeting we don’t have a program scheduled. I am going to bring some projects I am working on now. Encourage other members to do the same. We all are working on something we can share.

January CMWA Meeting

Join us on January 20th for the first meeting of 2016. Looks to be a great year for the CMWA.

December CMWA Meeting

Holiday greetings from Charlie!

Yes, it's that wonderful time of the year!! 2015 has gone by in a flash and now it's time to celebrate. Our December meeting is the time and place for our annual Christmas party! It will be held at the Paramount theater, lower level on December 16th, at 7:00 pm. All members and their spouses are welcome. Please bring a food item or other goodies to share.

We will also have a silent auction, the proceeds will benefit the CMWA. Items may include things crafted by members, tools etc..

I would like to thank the board, committee members and all members who helped make our 2015 a success!


Charlie Meyer
President, the CMWA

November CMWA Meeting

Our November meeting, November 18th 7:00 pm, at the Paramount lower level, Mark Voigt will be doing a presentation on shop safety. Mark's experience as a high school industrial arts instructor more than qualifies him as an expert in shop safety. I'm sure he will have some interesting safety advice to share.

October CMWA Meeting

Our October meeting, October 21, 7:00 at the Paramount, lower level. Bill Langen will be doing a presentation. Bill has built many stringed instruments, as he has shown at our meetings. At the last Art Crawl, Bill demonstrated constructing a dulcimer. He will share with us his skill in bending wood utilizing heat.

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