Cabinetmakers Brandon and Blayne Estes, Estes Wood Designs, Bentonville, AR, won the second annual World Championship Squirrel Cookoff.
Cabinetmakers Brandon and Blayne Estes, Estes Wood Designs, Bentonville, AR, won the second annual World Championship Squirrel Cookoff.

BENTONVILLE, AR — Cabinetmakers Brandon and Blayne Estes won first prize in the 2nd annual World Championship Squirrel Cook Off, taking the top spot for the second year in a row at the Bentonville, AR, festival.

Owner of Estes Wood Designs, Bentonville, AR, Brandon’s winning entry this year was squirrel sausage. Last year he and his brother won with squirrel sliders, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Besides designing gourmet squirrel dishes, Estes also creates custom residential and commercial cabinetry and millwork in a 7,500-square-foot manufacturing facility. With eight employees, the shop features woodworking equipment from a Giben edgebander and beam saw, Komo CNC router to Sandya wide belt sander.

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