The Central Jersey Woodworkers Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization of woodworkers founded for the purpose of providing a resource to the community for the promotion of woodworking and woodworking education at all levels of experience, sharing of information about woodworking techniques, tools, and sources for supplies, and facilitating the exchange of ideas with fellow woodworkers.


Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 7:00 PM

The Central Jersey Woodworkers Association normally meets monthly on the second Wednesday of the month (except for July and August) from 7:00PM to 10:00PM at the Old Brick Reformed Church on Route 520 in Marlboro NJ.

Upcoming meeting dates:

  • Nov 14, 2018
  • Dec 12





Location and Directions

We meet at the Old Brick Reformed Church, 490 Route 520, Marlboro, NJ, in the Church Parish Hall, located behind the church itself. The church is located on Route 520 approximately one-quarter of a mile east from the Route 520 & Route 79 intersection. New members and guests are always welcome!

From the Garden State Parkway, exit at #109 and proceed West on Route 520/Newman Springs Road into Marlboro (approximately 6 miles). The large Old Brick Church will be on your right, just past the Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital (Marlboro Center for Human Development).

From Route 18, take the exit for Route 79 North. Proceed North on Route 79 for approximately 2 miles to the Route 520 / Newman Springs Road intersection (there is a WaWa and an Amoco gas station on the corner). Make a right hand turn at the light onto Route 520 East and go 1/4 mile; the church is on the left.


We always welcome new members to our club.

Your first visit is free. If you come back again (and we hope you do) membership dues are $50 a year, prorated for the number of meetings left in the calendar year if you join in the middle of the year. Membership renewals occur in January.

Membership forms can be completed at any meeting, or you can download a membership form to bring to any meeting.

Membership benefits include access to the Members Area of our website and to our library of woodworking books, tapes and DVD’s. Members in good standing may borrow these items on a month to month basis.

Our club also has a collection of tools that members may borrow on a month to month basis:

Drill Doctor

Jet Mini Lathe

Kreg Pocket Hole Jig

Veneer Vacuum Press

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February 2009 Meeting: Walpole Woodworking

This night we had three new members with us, including two ladies. Our guest speaker was Bill Lowell, of Walpole Woodworking.  Bill gave us a slide presentation and spoke about his company which primarily builds cedar fencing, outdoor furnishing, custom period railings and of the like. Bill is very knowledgeable about his company. Walpole has a work force of 500 employees in the height of their season, and is based out of Massachusetts.  The bulk of production is in Maine. 

Bob Masterson discussed a problem of drilling a straight hole through a 18” long block of cocobolo. With over 10 members suggestions, we’ll see the outcome next month.

Bill Woodard was able to show his shop of the month again, as time was limited last meeting.  Bill is building a kayak from cedar wood and fiberglass in his basement.  Bill has been added to our Members Gallery with a number of beautiful furniture pieces he has built over the years. Check him out, as Bill is a very skillful woodworker.  I’m sure we’ll soon have pictures of the finished boat and Bill kayaking off the coast of Anchorage!

Thanks to Mihail for providing a banquet for our break!

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