2014 WIA Speakers: The Complete List

WIA_toast-1620The full 2014 WoodworkingInAmerica.com site should be live any day now, and on it, you’ll find the schedule, sessions descriptions, speaker bios and much more – and we’ll be adding to the list of Marketplace vendors as they come in. (Visit the site now to sign up for the newsletter to stay in the loop on early bird deadlines, registration information, etc.)

Registration will open in just a couple weeks…to give you a little bit of time to peruse the sessions and speakers, and arrange for your Sept 12-14 vacation.

When: Sept. 12-14, 2014
Where: Winston-Salem, N.C.
Why: Because it’s an entire weekend of woodworking fun (and learning).

You’ll have to wait for the site to go live to get the schedule and session descriptions, but for now, here is the complete list of speakers and their session titles.

Dale Barnard: Methods for Making Stickley Quadralinear Legs
Chuck Bender:
Carving Basics; Shells, Shells & More Shells
Jerome Bias:
Thomas Day
Matt Bickford:
Traditional Moulding Planes
Tom Caspar:
Scrapers 101; Tune Your Band Saw for Top Performance
Matt Cianci:
Saw Sharpening 101
Brian Coe:
Germanic Techniques & Setting Up Shop for Reproductions
Graham Blackburn:
5 Favorite Hand-tool Appliances; Bench Plane Basics
Patrick Edwards:
Historic Marquetry Processes; Building & Using a Chevalet
Peter Galbert:
Windsor Innovations; Rocking Chairs; Chairmaker’s Roundtable
Glen D. Huey:
Understanding Broken Arch Pediments; Add “Wow!” to Your Projects with Inlay
Megan Fitzpatrick: How the Sausage Gets Made; Chairmaker’s Roundtable (moderator)
Frank Klausz: Table Saw Jigs; Dovetails the Right Way (Frank’s Way); Frank’s Favorite Joints
Drew Langser: An Angle on Windsors; Carving Tools for Green Work; Chairmaker’s Roundtable
Robert Leath, Johanna Brown, June Lucas: Elements of the Southern Style: Piedmont & Moravian Furniture
Phil Lowe: Angled Joinery for a Queen Anne Chair; Orthographic Drawing; Chairmaker’s Roundtable
Will Neptune: Table Saw Joinery; Curved Work in Furniture Making
Wilbur Pan: Japanese Chisels and Saws; Japanese Planes
Roy Underhill: Making the Roubo Bookstand; Combination Planes
Don Williams: Secrets of Period Finishing; Gilding; Chairmaker’s Roundtable

— Megan Fitzpatrick


13 thoughts on “2014 WIA Speakers: The Complete List

  1. EricT

    I plan to attend this year and am excited for so many of the presentations!

    Ron Herman will still be missed. I hope Pop Wood will consider returning him to the lineup next year!

  2. armerlo

    The “related post” above on Tricks of the Trade & End Grain Contests – Win a Copy of ‘Handsaw Essentials’ is dated Oct 9, 2013 and submissions were due by November 2013. Is there a new contest with new dates or what?

    1. Megan Fitzpatrick Post author

      I was trying not to work people too hard! They are, of course, welcome if they wish to join (although Chuck is already teaching at that time).

    1. Megan Fitzpatrick Post author

      I don’t want to promise, because we’re not the ones who control it – but I believe it will be the first week of April (again, no promises!)