Woodworking In America

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Welcome to Woodworking In America – the best woodworking show and conference in the western hemisphere. WIA features dozens of educational sessions with America’s top craftsman. Sharpen your woodworking skills with the likes of Roy Underhill, Paul Schurch, Christopher Schwarz and David Marks just to name a few. The WIA Marketplace will afford you the opportunity to test drive the best woodworking tools available today, and even take a few home with you.

Visit the Official Woodworking In America site here.

Read articles about the show below.

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College of the Redwoods Instructor at Woodworking in America

When we started the Woodworking in America conference several years ago, one of our goals was to bring in instructors who offer a unique perspective. This year, we looked to the west coast and invited Ejler Hjorth-Westh, one of the instructors at the College of the Redwoods Fine Furniture program, the school founded by...

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Interviews with Woodworkers You Know

At last year’s Woodworking in America, Members of the Modern Woodworkers Association were running around with audio equipment doing short, off-the-cuff interviews on all things woodworking with some of the instructors, attendees, folks in the marketplace and Popular Woodworking Magazine editors. You can listen here. Find out Glen Huey’s biggest challenge in woodworking. Hear...

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Speakers for Woodworking in America 2013

Below, you’ll find the list of “full-time” speakers (those who are teaching more than one session), plus a glimpse at each speaker’s session topics, for Woodworking in America 2013 (October 18-20 in Greater Cincinnati). While we still need to contract a handful more of experts for single classes, we didn’t want to wait any...

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WIA 2013 – A Sneak Peek at Some of the Speakers

While we don’t yet have all the particulars nailed down for Woodworking in America 2013, we do know: When: October 18-20, 2013 Where: Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Ky., and other venues in the Greater Cincinnati area Why: Because it’s the Ultimate Woodworking Weekend, with 400+ of your closest woodworking friends, favorite woodworking...

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Woodworking in America 2013, October 18-20

Woodworking in America 2013 will be Oct. 18-20 in Greater Cincinnati (the conference proper will be at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center). With only one conference this year, we’ll be able to gather under one roof as many as possible woodworkers, woodworking teachers, and top-notch toolmakers, so that you get an unparalleled weekend of...

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The Highland Woodworker visits WIA

If you happened to miss the latest Woodworking in America conferences, be sure the take a look at the new episode of “The Highland Woodworker.” In this episode (#4 of 2012) I spent some time with the show’s host, Charles Brock, walking around the latest conference. As always with the Highland crew, it was...

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More Wooden Vise Options: Evans Wood Screw Co.

I try to stay abreast of the world of workbenches and workholding. But sometimes a place like Evans Wood Screw Co. escapes my eye. For six years, this Franklin, Ind., enterprise has been cranking out wooden vise screws for workbench builders. You can find the company at TheTraditionalCarpenter.com. The small site offers a good...

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Erik Mortensen’s Awesome English Workbench

I see a lot of workbenches. Lots of them are gorgeous. Many of them are tough. Few benches are both. Last weekend at Woodworking in America in Pasadena, Calif., I got to use a massive Nicholson-style workbench made by Erik Mortensen, an instructor at Cerritos College. For the most part, the bench is made...