Who We Are
The Woodworkers Association of Arkansas (WAA) is an organization of individuals in Arkansas who are hobbyists or professionals (or both) who create and build objects of wood. Our members range in experience and skill level from the beginner who has just started their woodworking journey to the professionals who make their living woodworking. We welcome all newcomers and guests to attend a meeting. If you like what you experience we hope you will join our great organization.
What We Do
WAA meets monthly to share our common passion in woodworking. The meeting agenda consists of a very brief business meeting, followed by a “Show ‘n Tell” session where members display and tell about their recent projects. Following “Show ‘ n Tell”, a WAA member will present a short tool review. After the tool review, the official program for that month starts. WAA members often present the program, with several programs each year by guest presenters who are particularly skilled and noted. The program consists of a demonstration of techniques and tools for advancing woodworking skills.
Where and When
The WAA meets monthly, on the first Tuesday evening of each month. The meeting starts at 7:00 pm, many members and guests arrive early to visit and discuss the latest in their woodworking adventures. Meetings are presently in the Park Hill Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall located at East F St. and North Pine St., at the rear of the Church at 3520 JFK Blvd. in North Little Rock. Parking can be found to the rear of the church next to the Fellowship Hall. You will find yellow stairs leading up to the entrance where the meeting takes place.
Visitors are always welcomed!
Become a Member
Dues for annual membership are $25.00 per year, to be mailed or paid at the monthly meeting to the current Secretary – Treasurer. Visitors are always welcome, and membership is encouraged, but not required, to attend a meeting.
The Next Meeting:
Andy Zawacki, Museum Object Conservator at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock, will present July’s program on small boats. A native Wisconsinite, he built his first boat at age 12 and in high school raced throughout the Midwest in American Powerboat Association meets. The Arkansas Times declared him a Renaissance man in their article, where you can learn much more about this fascinating man.