Woodcraft Presents Woodworking in America Show

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Woodworking in America

Welcome to the Woodcraft booth #301 at the WIAshow in the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The Woodcraft booth had Reto Odermatt from Switzerland showing his carving skills with pfeil tools; Rob CosmanYour Hand Tool Coach, sharing his planing, sharpening and dovetail expertise; and Tommy MacDonald of the new PBS show Rough CutWoodworking with Tommy Mac in action with some woodworking advice of his own. Tommy’s show, sponsored by Woodcraft, aired for the first time Saturday, October 2nd while he was attending the WIA show. Some of the vendors and attendees got to see a preview of the first show on Friday evening. You can check out the station finder for Rough Cut by clicking here.

Woodworking in America

Here is Reto showing the pfeil tools to a customer…

…demonstrating the new KOCH Sharpening System, available exclusively from Woodcraft (item #150667).


On video below is Scott Phillips with Reto explaining the Koch Sharpening System…

Woodworking in America

…and carving a bear’s head using one of the pfeil tools. Pictured right is the final bear carving.





Check out Reto’s carving skills on this video…

Rob was busy as always, demonstrating both Friday and Saturday packing in the crowds from 9am-6pm, showing his woodworking skills, explaining his dovetail saw (Woodcraft # 150090)and using hands-on teaching techniques with volunteers from the attendees…

Woodworking in America

Rob consistently had an enthusiastic crowd to teach the entire time he was at the show…







Here is another dovetail saw video in detail from Rob…

Woodworking in America

Tommy Mac was also entertaining the attendees with his woodworking expertise and information on his Rough Cut PBS show. Tommy is teaching how to make a lazy susan inlay by measuring the size of the inlay, then planing, cutting, and drilling  (pictured below). Tune in for the finished product as Tommy makes this inlay design for a 10 year old woodworking gal.

Woodworking in America

Below, Tommy is pictured (left to right) with Rhonda Corbin (PR), Tim Royse (manager) and Mark Miller (owner) from our new Woodcraft store located on Princeton Pike in Springdale, Ohio. Mark is hosting a grand re-opening celebration, Friday October 8th and Saturday, October 9th. Come out and see this beautiful 20,000 square foot facility. You’ve got to see this in person, you will not believe your eyes! Stay tuned for a full story on this new state of the art, Woodcraft store.

Tommy is pictured with Dave Bonnette who made the trip from West Virginia with his wife. You might recognize him, as he is part of our “Turning Tuedays” group in Lubeck, WV.

Come back for  a lot more at the WIA show including a couple of special stories on a 10  year old woodworker with Tommy Mac and a 12 year old woodworker with Rob Cosman.

Auf wiedersehen…Frank

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