This is where people get creative and build cool stuff! Woodcraft of Atlanta, located in Alpharetta, sells quality woodworking tools, accessories and supplies and promotes woodworking through a variety of educational opportunities. It is one of 70 plus Woodcraft retail stores throughout the US where anyone can learn to use all the right tools to create wood products.
Woodworkers use a lot of hand an power tools to build furniture and cabinets and craft boxes, pens, spindles, bowls, pepper mills, Christmas ornaments, figurines, and a lot more. Woodcraft classes help them learn all the steps required, from squaring lumber to applying a finish.
Woodcraft Supply, LLC, is one of the nation’s oldest and largest suppliers of quality woodworking tools and accessories. Founded in Boston in 1928, the company’s headquarters was moved to Parkersburg, West Virginia, in 1989.
From Boston to Sacramento and Honolulu to Orlando, Woodcraft supplies craftsmen through over 70 retail outlets, including Woodcraft corporate-owned stores, franchise stores and Woodworkers Clubs–all conveniently located in major metropolitan areas in the United States. More than 20,000 products are available at Woodcraft through the retail stores, the monthly catalog and woodcraft.com. Woodcraft employs more than 1,200 employees nationwide, many of whom are expert woodworkers.
Education Important. Woodcraft takes its registered tagline – Helping You Make Wood Work – seriously. The company promotes woodworking education and instruction through classes and free product and technique demonstrations held at stores, assistance provided by store employees, the Woodcraft Hotline, and videos, instructions and articles available with products featured on woodcraft.com and the Woodcraft YouTube Channel.
Many retail stores, including the Alpharetta store, host meetings of woodworking clubs. The Alpharetta store hosts The Woodworkers Guild of Georgia on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and the Atlanta Woodturners Guild on the third Wednesday at 7:00 pm. The Peach State Chapter of the Society of Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM) conducts semi-annual symposiums and periodic informal meetings at Woodcraft, and the Georgia Chapter of the International Association of Pen Turners (IAP) meet four times a year on selected Saturdays.
Woodcraft of Atlanta is located at 8560 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Suite 115, 770. 587.3372, woodcraft.com/Atlanta