THANKS to everyone that participated in the Sears Trostel 17th Annual Woodworking Show, Sale & Competition last week, February 20-22! There is so much talent in our community and we love providing a venue to share their creativity.
We also thank this year's judges who took-on the difficult task of picking the winners from the wide variety of beautiful and technically-challenging entries:
Hobbyist Category Winners
1st Place — Dan Swaim, "Swirl Bowl" in Purpleheart, Redheart, Ash, Oak and Wenge
2nd Place — Don Maul, "Blanket Strip" in Bigleaf Maple Burl
3rd Place — Brian Carroll, "Chillin" in Mesquite and Juniper
Professional Category Winners
1st Place — Ray Cole, "Rosette" in Oak, Cherry and Maple
2nd Place — Terry Chaplin, "Prairie Storm Table Lamp" in Maple
3rd Place — Spencer Young, "Everette Media Console" in Walnut, Bubinga and Maple
Best of Epoxy — Jim Stroh, "Serving Tray 2" in Reclaimed Red Oak, White Oak and Elm
Visitors at the show were the judges for the People's Choice Award
. Congratulations to Doug Turner for his "3-Leg Stool" in Black Walnut!
If you weren't able to make it to the show, you can see all the entries in the 17th Annual Woodworking Show Gallery