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Winter 2013-2014

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Excellence in Woodworking

When: February 15-16, 2014

Where: Mesa Centennial Hall, Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center Street, Mesa, Arizona

Details:The latest presentation by the Arizona Association of Fine Woodworkers provides an opportunity to showcase wood projects in 11 different categories (see website for more info). Last day for entries: February 14th. Entries can be submitted in person on Friday, Friday, February 14th or through the website.

Contact: Joe Hersey, or






Canada Wood Working East

When: September 26 & 27, 2014

Where: Olympic Stadium 4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin, Montreal, QC H1V 3N7

Details:From forward-thinking educational seminars to an expansive exhibit floor and limitless networking opportunities with industry peers, Canada Woodworking East is the only show focused on Canada’s French and Bilingual secondary wood marketplace.

Canada Woodworking East will be co-located with InterSaw at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal September 26 & 27, 2014. Combined, the two shows are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. Tradeshow badges from either show will allow attendees to have admission to both events.

Contact: Mike Neeb,, 226-748-8772, 1-888-454-7469






The 2014 Idaho Artistry in Wood Show

When: Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 2014

Where: The Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 Vista Ave., Boise, Idaho

Contacts Doug Rose – or ((208) 387-0492


Details: Competitors from all skill levels, Novice – Expert, will submit their wood carving, turning, scroll work, fine wood working, gourd art and pyrography entries for public display and judging. The show will feature demonstrations, vendors, raffles, an auction and banquet as well as the opportunity for artists to sell their work. The Idaho show is one of the largest of its kind in the Western United States. Full information, entry forms and discount coupons for admission are available on the IAW website above.



Far From the Tree

When: Sept. 14 through Nov. 22

Where: Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, 25 Mill St., Rockport, Me. 207-594-5611

Details: An evolutionary view of contemporary woodturning, curated by Kevin Wallace and Jacques Vesery. Visit here for more information.

Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State

When: October 12, 2013 - February 9, 2014 (Opening Reception Sunday, October 20, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, with a talk by Professor Brock Jobe, Winterthur Museum)

Where: Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Details: Since the mid-1950s, Massachusetts has experienced a growing interest in furniture made by individual studio artists. Much of this flowering reflects new directions in crafts taking place in America. While some forms derived from colonial and traditional prototypes continued to dominate the field, such as custom bench work thriving in the North Bennet Street School, a new wave of stylistically innovative furniture styles emerged in the 1960s. With the exhibition Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State, Fuller Craft Museum will feature works by studio furniture artists working in Boston, as well as throughout Massachusetts. Their works represent rich and diverse contributions to the field of fine furniture making over the past 30 years.

This exhibition is a product of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture, a collaborative project of Fuller Craft Museum and ten other institutions that features exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and publications to celebrate the Bay State’s legacy of furniture-making. For more information visit

Contact: 508.588.6000


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