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Cincinnati-Based Popular Woodworking Magazine Hosts Woodworking Show
October 1st & 2nd at Northern KY Convention Center
CINCINNATI – September 2010 – The Woodworking in America Show, sponsored by Cincinnati-based Popular Woodworking Magazine, is coming to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center on October 1st and 2nd from 9AM to 6PM, and will feature one of the biggest woodworking shows ever!
The Show includes a phenomenal line-up of more than 70 top-name hand- and power-tool makers; hands-on demonstrations by woodworking experts from national manufacturers; nationally-known craftsmen including Rob Cosman, Don Weber and Tommy MacDonald; woodturning demonstrations by Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild members; friendly woodworking competitions including the Hand Tool Olympics games, and fabulous prize giveaways from select exhibitors.
One of the most unique features of the Woodworking in America Show is John Sindelar's one-ofa- kind Traveling Tool Museum showcasing rare antique tools valued at more than $300,000. This traveling collection includes more than 500 items from all the trades, ranging from woodworking to blacksmithing to household tools. Visitors can see one of the oldest axes ever made in the New World, according to archaeologists (it's copper!), specialized plow planes made entirely of ivory, antique levels from Asia, and much more.
According to Popular Woodworking Magazine magazine publisher Steve Shanesy, "This year's woodworking show surpasses all previous events. Attendees will have the opportunity to shop and compare new tools and products from more than 70 vendors – many of whom aren't found at other shows or even in retail stores. Attendees can "test drive" tools prior to purchasing and receive hands-on instruction from the world's top toolmakers. Plus the Woodworking in America Show will be filled with woodworking artisans like "bodger" Don Weber who will demonstrate spring-pole lathe turning and other traditional aspects of woodworking. The Ohio Valley Woodturning Guild will feature demos on creating bowls, goblets, kitchen utensils and more, often from salvaged wood. And we're delighted to introduce Tommy MacDonald, PBS' newest woodworker, at this year's show in conjunction with Woodcraft, one of our event sponsors. MacDonald (aka Tommy Mac) is the newest star in the industry, and host of the new television program, Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac, which premieres the same weekend as the Woodworking in America Show."
The Woodworking in America Show is expected to attract 2,500 – 3,000 avid woodworkers from the tri-state area, as well as from across the country. This woodworking show is open to the general public and the admission fee for this two-day event is only $7.00 per person.
A $2.00 discount coupon is available at:
http://www.woodworkinginamerica.com/upload/images/WIA_2-off_coupon.pdf and additional information on Woodworking in America Show activities and exhibitors can be found at http://www.woodworkinginamerica.com/exhibitors/ For additional information, email WoodworkingConference@fwpubs.com or visit www.woodworkinginamerica.com/media.
About the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau
The mission of the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau is that of an aggressive sales, marketing, service, and informational organization whose primary responsibility is to positively impact the Northern Kentucky economy through conventions, meetings, and visitor expenditures. The direct economic impact of visitors' spending in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties in 2009 was $262 million.