SaddleBrooke Woodworkers Club had a very impressive display at the recent Activity Fair with many samples of several of the woodworker’s projects on display. These created a lot of interest and discussion about the club, plus, we gained eight new members! A countless number of visitors to the Fair booth shared that they have “pull-out” and “push-back” garage shops and are very interested in a future community woodworking shop.

The Activity Fair was followed by a demonstration by Joel Ficke on wood finishing from a very natural finish to the highly polished “piano finish”. The demonstration was limited to ten club members, due to space, but Joel promised to hold another demonstration session in the near future.

The SaddleBrooke Woodworkers Club is planning more demonstrations to share information on different skills, techniques and specialty interests. A few of the planned demonstrations are on woodturning, wood joinery, wood finishing and safety when working with woodworking tools.

The Club’s moto of “Creating, Sharing and Community Assisting” has been in the forefront of the club activity by helping community members in making some minor repairs to wooden furniture and sharing information at the club meetings. Club meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month, usually at the Saguaro Room in HOA-2. Please check the Woodworker’s website for up-to-date meeting information and about joining the club at

The SaddleBrooke Woodworkers Club has members with all experience levels and a variety of special focuses. Come and join in!

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