The Ames Woodworkers Club, based in Ames, Iowa meets at various places in Ames and in other locations in Central Iowa to share information and tips about various woodworking related topics. 

Membership in the Ames Woodworking Club is open to anyone interested in woodworking, arts and crafts involving wood, and related activities.  In addition  to attending meetings and receiving the monthly newsletter, dues paying members are also entitled to discounts at various area businesses.   Members of the AWC who have paid their annual dues receive a membership card which can be presented to participating woodworking businesses when purchasing tools and supplies to receive a club discount on the items. 


Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.

 Annual dues for 2014 are $10 for electronic delivery or $15 for postal delivery.


2014 Membership Form

 October Newsletter

*NEWS* O’Donnell Ace Hardware on 24th Street in Ames has agreed to give AWC members a 10% discount on anything in the store.  You must present a current AWC membership card to be granted the discount.

Ames Woodworkers Club

“Just Plane Fun”

The October meeting of the Ames Woodworkers Club will be the always popular annual shop tours on Saturday October 18.   Six shops in Ames, Boone and Story City will be open.  Details and directions are in the October newsletter linked above.


The AAWT turning subgroup will meet at Roger Nass’ shop in rural Boone county on Sunday October 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.  The program will be on a continuation of surface embellishments.  Contact Rob Wallace at for details.


The AWC cabinet and furniture making subgroup will be held at Clint Hertz’s shop in rural Boone County at 1041 X Ave. on Tuesday October 21.  Clint will discuss and demonsrate the club’s splining jig.  Contact Will Zitterich at for information.



2014 Officers


President: Tom Oxley, 4015 Phoenix St. Ames, IA 50014, 515 231-1528 email:

Vice-President: Steve Saxton, email:

Secretary-Treasurer:  Rob Wallace, 2841 Torrey Pines Rd., Ames, IA 50014  Phone: 292-5785  email:

Past President:  Rob Baker, 2141  240th St., Boone, IA 50036, Phone: 515-313-7202 email:

Board of Advisors: Roger Nass, Jim Gunning, Jim Merideth, Julian Birch, Alan Johnson, Carl Link, Bob Weldon, Will Zitterich, John Anderson, Tom Jackson, Steve Saxton and Rob Wallace

Web Site Administrator:  Jim Gunning, 4623 Dover Dr., Ames, IA 50014 Phone: 292-8412 email: