Slideshow: Check out this year's Young Wood Pro finalists
January 21, 2020 | 10:07 pm UTC
The finalists for this year's Young Wood Professionals competition have been named! Check them out above.
Young Wood Pro recognizes outstanding projects and the young wood pros that create them. The free competition is Woodworking Network's salute to woodworkers ages 18-35.
Each finalist earned its spot by being among the projects to garner the most likes on our Facebook page. We received more than 2,500 votes.
Finalists will now move onto the judging phase. Due to the wide range of the submitted projects and their applications, our team of judges will consider overall look/presentation of the project, as well as the complexity of its construction and design.
The contest winner will receive a $500 monetary award and will be featured on WoodworkingNetwork.com and in an upcoming issue of FDMC magazine. In addition, the winner will be recognized at a reception on March 13, during Wood Pro Expo in Arlington, Texas.
Check out all of this year's entries on our Facebook page.
This is the fifth year that Woodworking Network has hosted this event. Drake Stuedemann was last year's winner - earning the grand prize for his spectacular coffee table handcrafted from California Black Walnut and leathered Black Granite.
Other previous Young Wood Pro Award winners were Nathan Deal for his 17-foot Great Auk Kayak, Martin Goebel of Goebel & Co. Furniture for his classic table featuring World War II surplus, aircraft-grade sugar pine, and Dylan Horst for his undulating ash and benge Wave table.
Martin Goebel's table from World War II surplus, aircraft-grade sugar pine was a previous winner
For more information, contact Brendan Linehan: [email protected].
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