LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – The 2015 Custom Woodworking Design Portfolio Awards contest is well underway. Do you have an award-winning project? If so, enter it now at All winners will be recognized during the 2015 Cabinets & Closets Expo taking place in Chicago, IL, April 14-16.


In a change from previous years, the Gala Awards Reception will take place at the end of the opening day of the Expo, April 15 - so all the show attendees will get to see the work of some of the country’s top custom woodworkers.

Hosting the awards ceremony this year is Chicago furniture designer Brian Keith Ellison, a contestant on Spike TV’s Framework reality furniture show.

Design Portfolio awards are given annually to honor custom woodworkers for outstanding craftsmanship. The entry fee is $45 per entry and all winners, along with recognition at Cabinets & Closets Expo, will be featured in Woodworking Network magazine. For more information, contact Managing Editor Michaelle Bradford at

View previous award winners.

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