CMA to host shop tours at Wood Pro Expo Lancaster
September 13, 2022 | 12:12 pm CDT
Seven Trees Woodworking

The CMA's Oct. 12 plant tour will include a visit to Seven Tree Woodworking's 28,000-square-foot facility.

MANHEIM, Pa. – The Cabinet Makers Association is organizing a bus tour of three local woodworking shops the day before the opening of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster.

Tour buses will depart from the Warehouse at the Nook at 8:15 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Stops will include:

Bird-in-Hand-Woodworks Inc., a division of Childcraft. The company’s high-tech shop in Lancaster recently converted to using Lockdowel for product assembly.

Lunch at Shady Maple Smorgasbord, in East Earl

Seven Trees Woodworking, a CMA member, which was recently featured in FDMC magazine. The company manufactures architectural millwork and cabinetry at its 28,000-square-foot facility in New Holland.

Bird-in-Hand Woodworks CNC nesting routers
Bird-in-Hand Woodworks is the furniture manufacturing arm of Childcraft.

Keystone Wood Turning of Ephrata, a specialist in the production of custom wood turnings using CNC lathes.

The tour is sponsored by Lockdowel

Registration for the tour is $60 until Friday, Sept. 16, and $70 afterwards. The fee includes transportation and registration for the Wood Pro Expo exhibit hall on Thursday, Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 14.

Learn more and register.

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About Wood Pro Expo
Wood Pro Expo is a regional event for woodworking businesses that brings together suppliers and experts for a localized presentation of equipment and supply solutions. WPE includes a strong educational program on best practices for shop production and business management. The expo features a wide variety of equipment and supplies mainly geared to small and medium-sized shops. The 2022 edition of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster takes place Oct. 13-14 at the Spooky Nook Sports Center/Warehouse at the Nook in Manheim (Lancaster County), Pa. For information visit

For exhibitor information contact Lewis Goldman at [email protected] or phone 800-969-2212. 

More upcoming Woodworking Network events
Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), Sept 15-17, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO), Oct. 27-29, Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Quebec.

Closets Conference & Expo co-located with Wood Pro Expo Florida, April 12-14, 2023, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 2-4, 2023, International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario.


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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.