We usually meet on the third Thursday of each month, but check the calendar dates below at The Woodworkers Club located at 11910-L Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852.   In addition, we also hold open carving sessions from 3:00-6:00PM prior to the meetings. Members gather informally and work on carving projects of their choosing and take the opportunity to socialize with other carvers.

The general meeting agenda is:

  • 6:30-7:00 – Setup, registration, Show & Tell setup, socialization
  • 7:00-7:15 – Business Meeting
  • 7:15-7:45 – Show & Tell
  • 7:45-9:00 – Featured Demonstration/Presentation

Our meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month.

2019 MCC Meeting Dates

  • 6/20/2019 – Member Carving Photo Shoot (Dale Hall) and Sharpening Clinic (Bert Bleckwenn)
  • 7/11/2019 – One Week Earlier Than Usual!  – Southeast Alaska Native Woodcarving (Ed Kerns)
    Introduction to southeast Alaska heritage, carvings and techniques.
  • 8/15/2019 – No Meeting – Come to the Fair instead!
  • 9/19/2019 – Using Scroll Saw with Carving (Dale Hall and John Laffan)
  • 10/17/2019 – Group Carving – Simple Easy Bird Carving
    (Ed Kerns) We will use a YouTube video to guide us on
    starting a simple bird project. Bring your carving knife and gouges.  Basswood rough-outs will be provided. Take your work home to detail and finish it as you like. Bring your finished bird to the next meeting to share.
  • 11/21/2019 – Sharpening and Honing Techniques – Group Share
  • 12/19/2019 – TBD

MCC Meetings/Demonstrators and Classes/Special Events

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For directions and information on The Woodworkers Club, check out the following information:

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wpid-wc-logo.jpg.jpegThe Woodworkers Club contact information is:

  • Phone:  1-301-984-9033
  • Website:

Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 am – 9 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm