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Central Indiana Woodworkers, Inc



We were founded in 1948 as the Home Craftsmen Forum. We started with the sole objective to provide members with presentation of educational programs and demonstration of machines, tools and processes adaptable for use in the home workshop.  

Over the years the we have grown and become more focused on Woodworking.  We occasionally make visits to companies in the area involved in the woodworking industry. 


We have added the making of wooden toys that are distributed to disadvantaged children as our formal charitable service to the community.   Each year we make over 10,000 toys and 1500 craft kits.  These are distributed through over 40 social service organizations in time for Christmas.

The club has 4 shop hosts who open their shops to other members to gather and work on toys together.  We receive support from a number of companies in the form of donations of wood, cash donations, discounts for club members and other miscellaneous supplies.

Please contact us if you would like to join the club, or just show up at a meeting!!

In 2018 we provided almost 14,000 toys to these Central Indiana agencies:
Brooke’s Place
Catholic Social Services
Childrens Bureau of Indianapolis 
Church 52
Cicero Fire Department 
Coburn Place
Come to me food pantry
Dayspring Center
DayStar Child Care
Fishers Police Department
Good News Ministries
Good Samaritan of Hamilton County
Hawthorne Community Center
Heart Change Ministries
Holy Family Shelter
Julian Center
Life Bridge
Lutheran Child and Family Services
Mary Riggs Center
Mount Pleasant Christian Church
Project Angel
Ronald McDonald House
Safe Passage
Salvation Army
Servants Heart
Sheltering Wings
Shepherd Community Center
St John’s Missionary Baptist Church
St Mary’s Child Center
The Caring Place
Third Phase
Toys for Tots
Use What You’ve Got
Westminister Neighborhood Ministries 
Wheeler Mission