Cost of Membership

The annual cost of membership is $50. Here is a link to our printable (.pdf) Membership Form.

Benefits of Membership

The Guild provides benefits to both members and the community.

Members benefit from:

  • Meeting on a regular basis to exchange ideas, knowledge and experience
  • Learning about and promoting safety in woodturning
  • Accessing the group’s extensive library of books, magazines, videos and DVDs related to woodturning
  • Enjoying merchant discounts from various suppliers
  • Enjoying special events/demonstrations hosted by professional woodturners and other knowledgeable craft-persons
  • Participating in hands-on workshop events to try out new techniques and/or get assistance from more experienced woodturners
  • Demonstrating at Guild events and shows
  • Marketing opportunities (eg Spruce Meadows; Watervalley Celtic Festival and more)
  • Exhibiting opportunities at local merchants (including Black Forest Wood Co; Busy Bee Tools; Lee Valley Tools; KMS Tools; Canadian Woodworker)
  • Eligibility to vote in Guild board elections and/or volunteering for board position

The community benefits from:

  • Learning about the art of woodturning
  • Receiving charitable donations from the Guild

When Members Meet

7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month (except July and August). *Visitors welcome (just show up!)

Where Members Meet

Black Forest Wood Co
603-77 Ave SE (Bay #7)
Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-255-6044