LANCASTER, Pa. - Some lucky individual will walk away $500 richer October 19 at Wood Pro Expo in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
For the first time, the Best In Wood Awards will take place during the regional woodworking trade show, being held this year on October 19 and 20 at the Lancaster Host Expo and Conference Center.
The Overall Winner of the 2017 Best in Wood Awards for fine custom furniture making, cabinets and millwork will receive $500 and will be celebrated (along with category winners) October 19 at Wood Pro Expo in Lancaster. (Final entry deadline was August 11.)
So far more than two dozen entries have been received, according to Managing Editor Michaelle Bradford, who administers the competition for Woodworking Network.
The awards event will be held October 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lancaster Host Expo and Conference Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The event is free with registration for Wood Pro Expo, which costs $20. A woodworking educational series of eight sessions is scheduled for Wood Pro Expo, covering business management and wood fabrication topics, including finishing and lean management. Individual sessions cost $25; and a two-day package provides admission to the show floor and all sessions for $75 ($125 after August 21).
It includes a strong educational program on best practices for shop production, and as well as an expo oriented to equipment and supplies geared to the small and medium size shops, including CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety.
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