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About the Tidewater Woodworkers Guild

The Tidewater Woodworkers Guild is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the tools, equipment, processes, and procedures used in the art of fine woodworking. This web site is intended to introduce you to our guild, provide related links, and dispense information on membership. Our members come together monthly to share and develop woodworking skills.

Tidewater Woodworkers got started in 1980 as an outgrowth of several woodworkers that met for the free seminars held at the (then) Shopsmith Store along Northampton Boulevard, Norfolk. Several homes later, we currently have approximately 70 members who meet at Woodcraft in the JANAF Shopping Center.

Guild Meetings

Guild meetings are held at 6:30 pm on the 4th Monday of each month, except December, at the Woodcraft Store in the JANAF Shopping Center, Norfolk, VA.  We also hold informal gatherings (also referred to as "Benchtop Discussions") on the second Monday of the month at Woodcraft.

Come join us!

TWWWG 2023 Officers

President: Terry Nienaber
Vice President: Chris Zuchristian
Treasurer: Cheryl Davis
Secretary:  Ryan Evans
Immediate Past President: Fran Foster

Tidewater Woodworkers Guild
Tidewater Woodworkers Guild

Program Committee

Chris Zuchristian (Chair)
Greg Guertin
Bret Lancaster
Bob Smith

Membership Committee

Dennis Nahorney (Chair)
Cheryl Davis
John Tirey


Editorial Committee

Terry Nienaber (Chair)
Jim Francis (Chief Editor)

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