The Woodworkings Shows

Seminars & Instruction

It's time to sharpen the most important tool of all, your mind!

If your looking for woodworking education then you've come to the right place. The Woodworking Shows offer you a tremendous amount of choices when it comes to improving your skills. With the exception of the paid education being offered in select cities your general admission includes three days access to FREE seminars presented by real woodworkers.

For more information on the paid seminars, free seminars or free instruction listed below simply click on the associated Read More button. Every seminar and instructor page includes topics covered and times for each talk. There are over sixty classes to choose from so be prepared to learn, be entertained and ask lots of questions.

Seminar Schedules 

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Paid Seminars

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Marc Adams

Marc Adams has been woodworking professionally for more than 33 years. In 1991, he became a technical consultant to the WWPA, SFPA, AHEC, and the U.S. government, representing the United States on International Quality of Furniture Making. His work has appeared in Design Book Six and Design Book Seven, and his shop was featured in The Workshop by Taunton Press.

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Bradley McCalister

Bradley McCalister brings a comfortable style of education to his seminars that he has developed teaching and demonstrating to students from 8 to 88. With a true love for teaching the craft of woodturning Bradley McCalister always has time for one more question.

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Free Seminars

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20 Minutes With Veritas

A series of brief seminars will be conducted by Veritas staff throughout the weekend. These hands-on sessions are designed to educate and inform attendees about various woodworking hand tools. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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George Vondriska

George Vondriska, influenced by an exceptional junior high shop teacher, has been doing woodworking for decades. From custom furniture to running a commercial cabinet shop, George has worked in many aspects of the craft.

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Jim Heavey

Jim has been a woodworker for over 30 years and a contributing craftsman and educator for WOOD Magazine since 1997.

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Roland Johnson

Roland is an author and a woodworker. He has been contributing editor for Fine Woodworking since 2002, where he is a frequent writer of tool-test articles and a road warrior for The Woodworking Shows.

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Bob Lang

Bob Lang has been a professional woodworker since the 1970s and is the author of several books including “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” and the “Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker” in addition to numerous magazine articles. His experience ranges from large architectural millwork projects to hand crafted furniture. Bob is one of the managing partners of 360 WoodWorking

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Chuck Bender

Chuck Bender has built period furniture designs for some of the finest homes and collections in the country. He shares his woodworking knowledge as a teacher, writer, editor and video host in addition to being a master craftsman for thirty years. Chuck is one of the managing partners of 360 WoodWorking

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Glen Huey

Glen Huey has nearly thirty years of woodworking experience, and focuses on 18th- and early 19th-century furniture designs. He is an editor, author and writer who has the ability to turn complicated techniques into easy to follow steps. Glen is one of the managing partners of 360 WoodWorking

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Andy Chidwick - "The Woodworking Coach"

Andy has been a woodworker for as long as he can remember. His mother sewed his first shop apron for him when he was six years old and he has never been far from tools and sawdust since.

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Bradley McCalister

Bradley McCalister brings a comfortable style of education to his seminars that he has developed teaching and demonstrating to students from 8 to 88. With a true love for teaching the craft of woodturning Bradley McCalister always has time for one more question.

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David Heim

David Heim is a veteran book and magazine editor specializing in woodworking and woodturning. After a 28-year career at Consumer Reports, he moved to Fine Woodworking magazine, where he first encountered the SketchUp 3D design program. He has been writing about and teaching SketchUp for more than four years.

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Free Instruction

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Ethan Moore

Growing up in Wainfleet, Ontario Ethan was surrounded on all sides by the woodworking industry. With a tool inventor as a father it's no surprise that he naturally became sensitive to the needs of woodworkers.

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Robert Settich

Bob Settich is a seasoned woodworker and author who has written five books and hundreds of articles for woodworking magazines including Fine Woodworking, WOOD, Shop Notes, Workbench, and Woodcraft.

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Richard Wedler

Richard Wedler, inventor of the Micro Fence Edge Guide System, is a noted woodworker and furniture designer who has been making custom cabinets and furniture for over 40 years.

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Andy & Tracy Anderson

Andy and Tracy of Legacy Woodworking Machinery have created CNCs that are manufactured in the USA and are the most versatile CNC's you can buy.

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Alex Snodgrass

Alex is a professional woodworker and bandsaw aficionado. He will get you and your bandsaw working together in harmony.

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JoHannes Michelsen

JoHannes is a full time professional woodturner and has been producing woodturned art for over 30 years

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Barry Gross

Barry Gross is an artist and author who puts the fun back into turning by making it approachable and enjoyable.

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Ron Brown

Ron has produced 17 How-To turning videos and is known internationally for his clear and easy to understand teaching style having been a touring professional now in his 9th season. He will share loads of top tips, tricks and secrets used by professional turners to make their work faster, easier and better.

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