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About the Show
Thank you to the 700 attendees and more than 65 exhibiting companies that made Wood Pro Expo Lancaster a success October 18-19, 2018. Plans are underway to grow the event in 2019 to capitalize on the popular venue, Warehouse at the Nook. Save the Date -- October 17-18, 2019.
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 - including CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety - and an expo floor with equipment and supplies geared to small and medium-size shops.
The 2019 Best in Wood Awards will take place at Wood Pro Expo. View the 2018 Best in Wood Award Winners video.
Show Hours & Schedule
Thursday, October 17 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Will Sampson, FDMC, Path to Professionalism
Friday, October 18 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Dr. Eugene Wengert, The Wood Dr., Controlling your future
Expo Floor Hours
Thursday, October 17 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 18 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
Registration opens May 15
Thursday, October 17 Sessions
10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. WPE Session 1: Job Costing: A systematic approach to comparing estimate to actual costs. Presented by Ken Kumph, Premier Builders (Georgetown, MA)
11:00 a.m. - Noon WPE Session 2: Running a One or Two Man Shop: How to make it all work. Presented by James Fox, Fox Woodworking (PA)
Friday, October 18 Sessions
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. WPE Session 3 - Finishing Trends
11:00 a.m. - Noon WPE Session 4: The correct moisture content for kiln dried lumber: establishing reasonable MC targets and measuring MC. Presented by Dr. Eugene Wengert
Interested in speaking? Contact Harry Urban for consideration.