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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Ron Herman

In his 100+/-year-old family company, Ron specializes in restoration of historic and antique properties using period methods and tools. Much of Ron's woodworking knowledge comes from his progression through a formal apprenticeship to attain the rank of Master.

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Bradley McCalister

Bradley McCalister brings a comfortable style of education to the seminars that he has developed teaching and demonstrating as a professional woodturner. He began turning in 2007, after watching his father working on a lathe. Bradley was soon completing 150 pieces a month, and exhibiting and selling his work in galleries, art shows, outdoor markets and private collections.

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Free Seminars

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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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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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Ron Herman

In his 100+/-year-old family company, Ron specializes in restoration of historic and antique properties using period methods and tools. Much of Ron's woodworking knowledge comes from his progression through a formal apprenticeship to attain the rank of Master.

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Bradley McCalister

Bradley McCalister brings a comfortable style of education to the seminars that he has developed teaching and demonstrating as a professional woodturner. He began turning in 2007, after watching his father working on a lathe. Bradley was soon completing 150 pieces a month, and exhibiting and selling his work in galleries, art shows, outdoor markets and private collections.

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Free Instruction

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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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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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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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Burl Tichenor

Digital Wood Carver is presenting “CNC Made Simple” to educate attendees on understanding the Computer Numerical Control process and its relationship to woodworking.

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Laney Shaughnessy

Laney Shaughnessy is one of the most recognizable woodworkers on the internet. He is well diverse in CNC Machining and woodworking technics which makes him an ideal instructor for the “CNC Made Simple” seminars presented by Digital Wood Carver.

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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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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 has enjoyed 42 years as a continuing professional woodturner. The first eleven years his artistic output started with large natural edged bowls and was quickly predominated with large constructed vases with natural burl necks and painted bodies

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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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Bill Bush

William Bush, a Master Craftsman, has been designing and building custom furnishing for the past 35 years.

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