Grand Rapids, MI – Stiles Machinery is helping deserving woodworking teachers and passionate students put a brand new machine in their shop classroom. Stiles is currently hosting a nationwide video contest called “What Will Your Teacher Do for a FREE Woodworking Machine?”

Students are encouraged to create a short video with their woodworking teacher, demonstrating whatever crazy and creative (but safe) stunt they are willing to do to for a free machinery upgrade. Participation is open to all secondary and post-secondary woodworking schools and educational institutions. The contest is part of a campaign celebrating Stiles’ 50th Anniversary this year.

“As we celebrate our anniversary this year and honor our past 50 years, we also look ahead to our next 50 and the next generation of our industry. Investing in the future of our industry has always been a mission of Stiles, and because of this we’re looking to give some aspiring woodworking students the chance to win a new machine for their school’s shop,” explains Chris Dolbow, marketing manager for Stiles.

Video submissions are due by May 31, 2015. A panel of judges will choose up to three winners depending on the number of submissions received. The Grand Prize includes the choice of an Ironwood FX750 Spindle Shaper, Ironwood JT300 Jointer, Ironwood CUT18 Cut Off Saw or an Ironwood BR23 Boring Machine.

Please visit for additional video contest and submission details, or contact Stephan W. Waltman, Vice President, Stiles Machinery, at 616.698.7500 or [email protected].\

Source: Stiles Machinery Inc.

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