Southern Fellowship of Woodworkers

Our Fellowship brings together anyone with a passion for woodwork, whether beginner, enthusiastic hobbyist or skilled professional
  • Knowledge and experience to help your woodworking
  • Inspiration through our series of professional speakers
  • Guidance on the best places for supplies and what to avoid!
  • Insights from woodworkers for new ideas and approaches
  • Terrific camaraderie with like-minded woodworkers

Forthcoming Events


Meetings Are Open To All

Our meetings are held at the stunning medieval Cross Barn in Odiham. They start at 7:30pm and entry is £5.


Fellowship Open Day

After the success of our Open Day in 2017, we are holding another one this year. Come along to the Cross Barn and see examples of members’ work and demonstrations. 10am – 3pm.



Sean Hellman

Sean Hellman runs a small craft production business on the edge of Dartmoor. He will be talking about woodworking using local and sustainable wood, and will demonstrate making a “fan bird”.



Members’ Projects Evening

Come along and talk with members at this informal evening. There will be one or two short talks from members and the opportunity to view completed projects and works in progress. There will also be a sale of donated used tools.



AGM with talk from Monument Tools

The evening will start with a brief AGM, followed by a talk by John Collier (Chairman), Jonathan Collier (MD) and Jamie Fisher (SD) of Monument Tools on the unique history of this 136-year old family-owned business.

Examples of Our Members’ Work


Dreams Delivered

Bill Clayden, a founder member of the Fellowship, was appointed our first Fellow in 2019. This book, produced by members the Fellowship, celebrates Bill’s life of woodworking, and also shows examples of his wife Jenny’s creations as a widely-exhibited designer of papier-mâché figures.


2019 Calendar

Connect with Us

Become a Member

For an annual subscription of £15, you can support our Fellowship, and take part in workshop visits and other events, in addition to attending our regular meetings. Members are always happy to help out and share their expertise whether you are an absolute beginner, or more experienced. If there is a tool you need for a particular task, there is sure to be a member who has one. If you want advice on techniques, you will find a member who has done it. Skills range from using hand tools, power tools and workshop tools to CAD, Sketchup and CNC. When we hold a tool sale, you will receive early notice of tools available.