CITY OF COMMERCE, CA – In response to feedback from AWFS Fair attendees, AWFS has created a new educational track for the 2011 College of Woodworking Knowledge (CWWK) education program, “Small Shops Ten & Under.” Topics in this track will be specific to the needs of the shops with 10 or less employees.

The CWWK includes eight educational tracks in total: Business Management, Cabinet & Millwork, Software & Technology, Techniques & Applications, Handcrafted Furniture, Safety & Environment, Teacher Track and the new Small Shops Ten & Under.

The educational programs will begin on July 19, the pre-show day, and continue throughout the four days of the show. The 2011 roster also will include SMART programs (Special Machinery and Relevant Technology), which are technical sessions conducted at machines on the exhibit floor before the show opens.

The AWFS Fair will be held July 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For information, visit

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