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2021 Fall Seminar: November 5th - 7th. REGISTER TODAY!

Featuring Owain Harris, New Hampshire Master

This year our presenter is Owain Harris, a self-taught woodworker who operates a one man studio in Gonic, NH where he builds custom furniture and cabinetry. He is a juried member of both the League of NH Craftsmen and the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association, and  an instructor at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport Maine.
Learn more about Owain and the 2021 Fall Seminar by watching YouTube video clip.

Have you wanted to try building furniture with curves but didn’t know where to start? Join furniture maker Owain Harris Nov 5th, 6th and 7th to find out.
In this weekend series of demonstrations and lectures, Owain will use the classic elliptical demilune table form to discuss a number of topics including: bent lamination techniques, adhesives, plunge router joinery, shaping sculptural legs, decorative veneer layups, string inlay techniques, and building curved faced drawers.

  • Friday, November 5, 7pm - 9pm: Slide presentation and discussion of Owain's background and work. Members are encouraged to submit a picture of their work for Owain to comment on after his presentation. Watch subsequent communications for the submission email address.
  • Saturday, November 6, 8am - 5pm: Lecture and demonstration by Owain.
  • Sunday, November 7, 10am - 4pm: Lecture and demonstration by Owain.
Guild Members - $80.  Non-members - $115
Lunches will be available for a cost of $12.00 per meal and can be ordered when you fill out the online registration form.

Location: St. Paul College, 235 Marshall Ave., St. Paul 55102. MAP
IMPORTANT! St. Paul College currently requires all students, staff AND VISITORS to be masked. Please respect this requirement when you attend the Fall Seminar.


Twin City Maker space is seeking instructors!

Twin Cities Maker is looking for instructors to teach Turning, Cabinetry, Finishing, or any other wood working subject. Never taught a class...that's okay! Our organization is all about Making, Sharing, and Learning.
And...if Instructors are members of or referred by Minnesota Woodworker’s Guild, TC Maker will donate 10% of the revenue from the classes taught back to the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild Tuition Grant Program! For full details on reimbursements and contact information, click HERE!

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About Us

The Minnesota Woodworkers Guild is a group of professional and amateur woodworkers bound together by three goals:

to advocate high standards in our craft
to meet new friends and discuss woodworking
to educate ourselves and the public about woodworking

The Guild hosts monthly educational meetings, offers an annual Fall Seminar and sponsors the annual “Northern Woods” show, an exhibition of fine woodworking. We welcome membership by all woodworkers, regardless of what they build, their level of skill, style of work, or their profession.

Our goal is to encourage the highest standards in woodworking, while allowing each of our members to grow at their own pace, from whatever level of skill and accomplishment they begin with.

Simply put, we want each of our members to become the best woodworker they are capable of, and to enjoy telling their Guild friends about it along the way.