Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge

Grand Prize Winner 2014 Veneer-Tech Craftsman's Challenge

Best Veneer of the Year

The IWF and AWFS show (held in alternating years in Atlanta and Las Vegas) are known as places where machinery manufacturers and industry suppliers show their latest products. One of the highlights of these shows for me is the announcement of the winners of the annual Veneer-Tech Craftsman’s Challenge awards. I was a judge...

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Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge Winners

Winners in the seventh annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge have been announced. This is the second time around for me to serve as a judge in this contest, and it was a challenge for me and the other judges to settle on the best among a diverse group of outstanding entries. Here’s a link...

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Can Your Veneer Work Meet the Challenge?

Veneer has been used for centuries to add an artistic touch to furniture and other woodworking projects. The visual effect can be stunning, and there are things you can do with veneer that wouldn’t be possible with solid wood. Intricate patterns, exotic inlays and spectacular grain that matches across an elevation or around an...

Winners of the Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge

Earlier this summer, I made a series of posts on this blog about how veneer is made. The photos in those posts came from a trip I made in June to the Veneer Tech plant in North Carolina to serve as a judge in the 2010 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge.  This morning the winners...

Looking for the Best Veneer Work

Woodworkers often labor without a lot of recognition or reward. If you have a project that utilizes veneer, here is a chance to get both. VeneerTech, a North Carolina based supplier of veneer is calling for entries for its annual Craftsman’s Challenge, open to all woodworkers. The six categories run the gamut from architectural...