Resources and Links

Jacaranda Festival Competion Entry Form

Entries are now open for the Jacaranda Festival Woodwork Competition and Exhibition. The competition is open to all woodworkers – members of other woodworking clubs are especially welcome.

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CVWA Shed, Ulmarra

Video tour of the CVWA Ulmarra Shed

The CVWA is fortunate to have a well equipped shed located in the historic river port town of Ulmarra. Members can use a range of power tools, attend workshops, access the CVWA Library, or purchase timber.

Club meeting at the Ulmarra Shed

Timber Sales

The CVWA has timber available for sale to members at a discount. Contact Max Lloyd for details.

Species include:-

  • Silky Oak
  • Red Gum
  • Black Bean
  • Camphor Laurel
  • Jacaranda
  • Red Mahogany
  • Mango
  • Acacia
  • Quandong
  • Teak (Findersia Australia)
  • Grey Box
  • Leopard Wood
  • Avocado

Material Sales

The club has a range of woodworking supplies and materials – abrasives, adhesives, and more – available for sale to members.. Contact Terry Hulm for price and availability.


The CVWA has an extensive range of magazines and woodworking books available to members. The library is held at the Ulmarra Shed. Contact Richard Nichols for further information.

Workshops and Classes

The CVWA offers members the chance to take a class or workshop with instructor members. There is a range of topics on offer. Some workshops will be held in instructor’s own workshops, others in the Ulmarra shed. The only cost involved is a small charge to cover the cost of materials. Contact Bob Aitken for more information.

Sharpening Tools with Bill Chad

Hand Cut Dovetails with Jim Morrison

Toy Making with Lester Hall

Zippered Vase or Bowl with Bob Aitken

Make a Wooden Teddy Bear with Roy Ellery

Band Sawed Box with Ron Moore or Trevor Hewitt

Four Legged Stool with Alan Bishop

Finishing with Jim Morrison

Turn a Basic Bowl with Bob Aitken

Turn a Thin Wall and Pierced Bowl with Roy Ellery

Carved Animals with Bob Holder

How to join

We are always keen to welcome new members including those with minimal woodworking experience. A desire to learn is all that is needed. Women and Juniors are particularly welcome. To find out more about joining the CVWA, please click here…


Australian Wood Review – Australian Wood Review Magazine

Australian Woodworker Magazine

Carbatec – Woodwork tools, machinery and supplies

Coldstream Gallery, Ulmarra

Grafton Jacaranda Festival – The world famous Jacaranda Festival

Grant Vaughan – Designs in Wood – Wood artist and teacher

HNT Gordon Planes – Australian Plane maker Terry Gordon from Alstonville

McJing – Hardware, router bits, tools etc

Skill Publishing – Plans for woodworking projects

The Woodworks Tool & Book Co – Woodworking supplies

The Woodcraft Gallery, Bellingen – Gallery specialising in woodwork

Turnfest – Wood turning event

Note: CVWA does not endorse these websites nor does CVWA receive any financial benefit by listing these links. However, members of the CVWA have found the sites to be useful and/or interesting.

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