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Welcome to the South Burnett Woodcrafters Inc. web site. The site is currently under construction. Suggestions about what the site could include are always welcome: email the webmaster at sbwoodcraft@gmail.com.

South Burnett Woodcrafters is a Kingaroy based club for people interested in wood carving, wood turning and all forms of woodwork. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Who's Who:

Executive committee:

President Rick Laherty  Ph: 07 41622495

Vice President – Dean Chesterton Ph: 07 4162 2547

SecretaryMarge Stewart   Ph: 07 4169 0372

TreasurerJulie Chesterton Ph: 07 4162 2547

Other positions:

OH&S Officer – Dick Rasmussen

Grant Applications - Julie Chesterton

Webmaster/Publicity

                     Dick Rasmussen sbwoodcraft@gmail.com


Membership and other costs:

Senior membership $50 )

Junior membership (to 15 years) $30

Associate Member (eg member's partner) $30  

Add $5 for new members (name badge).

(Discounts apply if joining after 31 August).

Workshop fee: $3 per week attended.

Club shirts $40 each (optional purchase).


Qualifications For Membership:

  • A desire to discover a non-stressful, particularly satisfying hobby

  • An appreciation of wood as a medium for creating beauty in structural form and finish

  • An ability to “have a go”

  • A willingness to assist in all club activities, including making objects for sale


Who Are We?

  • Females and males

  • Ages from teens to eighties

  • Skills vary from beginners to master-class

  • People who are willing to impart their knowledge to those of a lesser skill level

  • People who are caring and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow woodcrafters



How Long Have We Been In Existence? South Burnett Woodcrafters Inc. has been established since the early 1990s.

Meetings: We meet on Tuesdays and Saturdays each week, from 8:30am to mid-day.  Tea, coffee, milk and hot water are provided for a morning tea break. Members bring their own smoko.  The club holds monthly management meetings and bimonthly general meetings Quarterly general meeting.


Location: Meetings are held at our future club facilities in King Street (the old QR complex).


Visitors: Visitors are very welcome at our meetings and are warmly invited to share morning tea with us.