Welcome to the Wonthaggi Woodcrafters

The Wonthaggi Woodcrafters was formed in 1989 and is made up of local men and women of the Bass Coast Area and surrounding regions.

The Wonthaggi Woodcrafters welcome you to their website giving you an insight into who we are and what we do. If you would like more information or are considering joining us, contact
the Secretary, Lex Van Saane at;

Neil Lenne


Secretary: Lex Van Sanne
Treasurer: Frank Kisvarda


The Wonthaggi Woodcrafters general meetings are held at;

The Jean Melzer Centre
239 White Road
Wonthaggi Vic 3995

Club meetings are on the second Monday of each month beginning at 1:00 pm (except January and December).
New members, both male and female, are welcome.




The Wonthaggi Woodcrafters have a well equipped workshops and club rooms at 239 White Road, Wonthaggi, in the grounds of the Jean Meltzer Centre.

Member interests include;
woodturning, pyrography, toy making, scroll sawing, carving and furniture making.

Throughout the year the club gives public demonstrations in woodturning, scroll sawing and pyrography and runs toy making sessions, “Kids Corner”, where children have the opportunity, under guidance, to make wooden toys of their own. The club also conducts sales activities for the general public at various venues in the Bass Coast Area, including our popular Xmas Shop in Wonthaggi, every December.