2018 Best In Wood Awards finalists announced
October 2, 2018 | 9:54 am CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Finalists for Woodworking Network's 2018 Best In Wood Awards have been selected by a panel of industry judges. The contest, which is given annually, honors custom woodworkers for their outstanding craftsmanship and design.
 
The 2018 finalists (see the list below) were selected from the following categories: architectural millwork, custom furniture, custom kitchen/bath cabinetry, residential built-ins and specialty items. All award winners and honorable mentions will be featured in FDMC magazine and will be celebrated during an awards reception at the 2018 Wood Pro Expo in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, October 18-19.
 
Special thanks to this year’s judges:
 Karl Forth, online editor for CCI Media Ethan Abramson, owner and designer of Ethan Abramson Tom Gleason, vp sales/project management HW Woodwork Will Sampson, editor of FDMC magazine
 
Vote now for the 2018 Best In Wood People's Choice winner. Go directly to the Best In Wood photo album on Woodworking Network's Facebook page to choose your favorite project. The entry receiving the most likes on our Facebook page by 8:00 a.m Central, Friday, Oct. 12, will be chosen as the 2018 winner.
 
 
ARCHITECTURAL MILLWORK 
Victor Robbins Group LLC
Project: Estimating
 
Tahiti Cabinets, Inc.
Project: Autogravity 
 
 
CUSTOM FURNITURE
Hercules Custom Furniture Inc.
Project: Guadi Bath 
 
William Francis Brown Fine Furniture
Project: Federal Game Table
 
CUSTOM KITCHEN/BATH CABINETRY
Woodhaven Woodworks
Project: Goldberg Custom Kitchen 
 
UniMode Woodworking Inc.
Project: Lemont Kitchen 
 
RESIDENTIAL BUILT-INS
Chandler Cabinets
Project: Study 
 
SPECIALTY ITEMS
Wood Haven Inc.
Project: Garvan Gardens Treehouse 
 
Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
Project: St. Thomas Church NYC Organ Project
 

The 2018 contest had a great slate of entries. Thank you to everyone who participated!

 

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Managing Editor for Woodworking Network. She has more than 19 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.