Woodcraft: Your Go-To Headquarters for Resins and a Lot More
Creative people are discovering the fun in using resin to create turning blanks, item encapsulations, bowls, river tables and more. To meet their project needs, Woodcraft continues to expand its line of resins and related products – and to encourage these makers Woodcraft will be sponsoring a contest in March.
Pour (Resin) to Win Woodcraft Gift Cards and Prizes
A $250 Woodcraft Gift Card may be waiting for you – if you create a showstopping ring, pen, handle, river table or something else made with resin or a combo like resin with burl.
From March 1 through March 31, Woodcraft will accept online entries for “Pour to Win” – a competition to see who can imagine and then create a unique piece made by an original resin pour that will please the Woodcraft judges and the public. Learn more here!
Turn for Troops Volunteers Create Enough Wood Pens to Pass 200,000 Mark
Despite the limitations of sponsoring a nationwide
event during the coronavirus pandemic, Turn for Troops volunteers and Woodcraft store
personnel rallied in 2020 to turn enough wooden pens for military personnel to comfortably pass
the 200,000 overall mark.
Woodcraft Seeks Volunteers to Turn Pens for Troops
Woodcraft will sponsor its 17th Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon on November 7 and 8 and is asking volunteers to continue supporting those on active military duty or recovering from injuries by making handcrafted wood pens – at either a retail store event or at home for submission to Woodcraft.
In 2019, volunteers turned 15,385 one-of-a-kind pens for a 16-year
total of 190,609 pens. Woodcraft’s goal this year is at least 200,000 pens and
hopefully many more.
Woodcraft 2019 Turn for Troops Program Produces Over 15,000 Handcrafted Pens for Military Personnel
Volunteers of all ages and skill levels handcrafted 15,385 unique wood pens in 2019 for the Woodcraft Turn for Troops program that sends the pens to military personnel on active duty or recovering from injuries. The total of pens turned since this program began 16 years ago is 190,609.
Woodcraft Stores to Host Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon
Woodcraft is preparing for its 16th Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon on November 9 and 10, 2019. Woodcraft retail stores throughout the US will host Turn-a-Thons and invite volunteers to come and make unique gifts for military personnel on active duty and recovering in rehabilitation facilities.
Woodcraft Supports American Association of Woodturners Programs for Youth and the Visually Impaired
AAW programs to teach
youth and the visually impaired the art of woodturning are growing at the
national symposium level and expanding into local communities around the
13,720 Pens from Woodcraft Turn for Troops Event Are on the Way to Military Personnel
Woodcraft’s 2016 Turn for Troops program produced 13,720 pens, bringing the 13-year total to 146,118.
Woodcraft Volunteers Turn Over 10,000 Wooden Pens
(October, 2014) More than 13,000 one-of-a-kind wood pens crafted at Woodcraft’s 11th Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon are on their way overseas and to rehabilitation centers – gifts for military personnel who serve to protect the United States.
Woodcraft Marks 10th Anniversary for Turn for Troops
(October 2013) Woodcraft will mark a decade of sponsoring its annual Turn for Troops National Turn-a-thon when volunteer woodturners gather at Woodcraft stores nationwide on the weekend of Nov. 9-10 to craft pens for men and women in the armed forces.