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.

Meetings

Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 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:

  • Sep 12, 2018
  • Oct 10
  • Nov 14
  • 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.

Membership

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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CJWA meeting September 2018

CJWA’s Featured Speaker –Matthew Kenney
September 12th

Welcome back from the Summer Break! 

We are excited for the start CJWA’s upcoming fall!  Our September 12th meeting promises to be a great one as we welcome guest speaker Matthew Kenney.  As I’m sure most of you regularly read Fine Woodworking Magazine, you are probably already familiar with his woodworking – as until very recently – Matthew was the Senior Editor of FWW.  As well as writing dozens of articles for the magazine and editing scores more, he is also the author of the recent book 52 Boxes In 52 Weeks.

Among his frequent aesthetic motifs is the use of Kumiko – the geometrically complex, Japanese grillwork.  Matt will be discussing and demonstrating Kumiko for CJWA at the Sept. 12 Meeting

Upcoming events:
Sept. 9th  -  CRAFTS of NJ Annual Picnic
Sept. 15th  -  Birdhouse build day to support Forestry Day
                (Email with details to follow or contact me for plans so you can build some in your shop)
Oct. 6st  -  Forestry Day 2018
                (Sign-up sheet will be circulated at the meeting or you can contact me directly)
Oct. TBD  -  2018 CJWA Tool Action 
               (We will be accepting consignments in good working order)

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