The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association is happy to announce the
2010 Bi-Annual Furniture and Wood Products Design Competition, the Seventh Annual Vermont Student Woodworking Design Competition, and the Green Design Challenge.
On Saturday & Sunday, September 25-26, 2010 woodworkers of all levels will gather at the Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival at the Union Arena in Woodstock, where the Design Competition exhibit will be on display. On-site judging will take place that weekend and everyone is invited to an awards reception on the evening of Saturday, September 25. Students and professionals can come together to network and show everyone their best work from that year. Great prizes for first place winners!! We look forward to seeing the 2010 entries.
Many thanks to The Jackson House Inn for hosting our Competition Judges:
Thank you to everyone that entered into the 2010 Competition's.
Congratulations to the winners!
John Ostrum (left) and Phil Lowe check out the pear and rosewood
night stand made by Erin Hanley. Photo by Mark Schofield, courtesy of Fine Woodworking magazine.
Congratulations to Brian Bright Studio Furniture for winning Best in Show Design Competition entry for his Changing Times.
Read the Burlington Free Press article on the "Going Green" Design Competition
Read the Randolph Herald's article
"New Challenge: To Build A Better Outhouse", by M.D. Drysdale
Thank you to Frank Spaulding (shown above) and Vermont Dept of Forests,
Parks & Recreation for judging this competition. Congratulations to Cushman Design
Group in Stowe, VT for their winning entry. Design also shown below.
Cushman Design Group winning entry
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