First Annual Young Woodworking Professional of the Year Award

UPDATE: The deadline to enter has been extended to September 9th!

In tandem with the launch of Young Woodworking Professionals Week - Woodworking Network is also announcing the first annual Young Woodworking Professional of the Year Award!

At the culmination of YWPweek on August 31st - Woodworking Network will award the Young Woodworking Professional who has demonstrated the highest degree of skill in Woodworking.

The winner will get a full write-up on our site and in Woodworking Network publications. You’ll also receive a trophy worthy of a woodworker and be honored during Awards Night at the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo.

How to Enter:

1. *Use the hashtag #YWPweek on Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest OR post to the Woodworking Network Facebook timeline before 8/25 9/9.

2. Include a finished product image and the predominant species of wood used.


Stage 1 - Woodworking Network editors will publish a Facebook album for 10 semi-finalists at the start of YWPweek.

Stage 2 – You take control! The top 5 photos that receive the most votes in the form of ‘likes’ will become finalists.

Stage 3 – Editors will vote on the 1st place winner.

So what are you waiting for!? Snap, submit and get nominated!

*Woodworkers who post using #YWPweek before 8/25 9/9 will be automatically entered for the Young Woodworking Professional of the Year award.

**We know many of you are young at heart, but to qualify as a Young Professional you must be age 18-35 and you also need to be a professional woodworker.


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