Video: Innovations abound at AWFS Fair

LAS VEGAS – Final figures are not yet in, but by all accounts the 2023 AWFS Fair surpassed expectations in terms of the number of exhibitors, attendance and the quality and diversity of products on display. Held July 25-28 in Las Vegas, the biennial AWFS Fair is the largest woodworking show in the United States this year.

Close to 600 exhibitors showcased their wares, including new technology on display for the first time in North America.  Watch the video above for a brief look at some of the new products that caught our eye.

A video of the eight Visionary award-winning new products can be viewed at

The next AWFS Fair is scheduled for July 22-25, 2025. Visit for more information.


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