The Woodies Awards Celebrate Global Woodworking Excellence.
Move over, Oscar and Grammy Awards. There’s a new awards ceremony in town that
will ensure that woodworking enthusiasts are annually recognised for their
skill and hard work.
Introducing ‘The Woodies’, the global woodworkers’
answer to the glitz and glamour of the film and music industries’ most
With 20 awards available, this celebration of
craftsmanship and creativity is the ultimate reward for those who transform
ordinary pieces of wood into extraordinary works of art.
Woodies Award nominations are currently being
accepted for the following categories.
1. Best Woodworker.
This award honours the master craftsman who
consistently demonstrates exceptional skill, innovation, and attention to
detail in their woodworking projects. From intricate furniture designs to
breathtaking sculptures, this award recognizes the best of the best.
2. Best Woodshop.
A woodshop is a woodworker’s sanctuary, and this
award celebrates the most well-equipped and organized workspace. From
cutting-edge tools to efficient layout, the winner of this award sets the
standard for a dream woodshop.
3. Best Woodturning Product.
Woodturning is a mesmerizing art form, and this
award highlights the most stunning woodturning product created over the last 12
4. Best Hand Carving Technique.
Hand carving requires patience, precision, and a
keen eye for detail. This award recognizes the woodworker who can transform a
simple piece of wood into a stunning masterpiece through the art of hand
5. Best Piece of Outdoor
Outdoor furniture should be both functional and
aesthetically pleasing. This award celebrates the woodworker who creates the
most exceptional piece of outdoor furniture, whether it’s a cosy Adirondack
chair or an elegant garden bench.
6. Best Chainsaw Carving.
Chainsaw carving is a thrilling and dynamic form
of woodworking. This award acknowledges the woodworker who can harness the
power of a chainsaw to create breathtaking sculptures that leave us in awe.
7. Best Kitchen Table.
The kitchen table is the heart of the home, and
this award recognizes the woodworker who designs and crafts the most stunning
and functional kitchen table. From farmhouse chic to sleek modern designs, the
winner of this award knows how to create a centrepiece for family gatherings.
8. Best Wood Finishing Technique.
Wood finishing is the final touch that brings out
the beauty of the wood grain. This award celebrates the woodworker who has
mastered the art of finishing, whether it’s through staining, varnishing, or
other techniques that make the wood shine.
9. Best Large Scale Woodworking
Creating a large-scale woodworking project
requires vision, skill, and determination. This award recognizes the woodworker
who successfully brings their grand ideas to life, whether it’s a majestic
staircase or a towering sculpture.
10. Best Cedar Furniture Piece.
Cedar wood is known for its natural beauty and
durability. This award celebrates the woodworker who showcases the unique
qualities of cedar in their furniture designs, creating pieces that stand the
test of time.
11. Best Wooden Boat Build.
Wooden boat building is a time-honoured tradition
that combines craftsmanship with a love for the sea. This award recognizes the
woodworker who can craft a seaworthy vessel that not only looks stunning but
also glides through the water with grace.
12. Best Wooden Toy.
Wooden toys have a timeless charm that brings joy
to both children and adults. This award celebrates the woodworker who creates
the most enchanting and imaginative wooden toys, sparking the imagination of
13. Best Wooden Statue.
Wood has been used to create statues for
centuries, and this award acknowledges the woodworker who can transform a block
of wood into a captivating work of art, capturing the essence of their subject
with skill and precision.
14. Best Woodmill.
A woodmill is the backbone of the woodworking
industry, and this award recognizes the woodmill that excels in producing
high-quality lumber, providing woodworkers with the raw materials they need to
bring their visions to life.
15. Best Woodworking Machine.
A woodworking machine can make a woodworker’s life
easier and their projects more precise. This award celebrates the most
innovative and reliable woodworking machine that helps woodworkers achieve
16. Best Woodworking Hand Tool.
Hand tools are the woodworker’s trusted
companions, and this award honours the essential tool that every woodworker
should have in their arsenal. From chisels to hand planes, the winner of this
award is a game-changer in the world of woodworking.
17. Best Woodturning Lathe
A woodturning lathe is a woodworker’s most
essential tool for creating stunning turned pieces. This award recognizes the
lathe that offers the smoothest operation, precise control, and versatility to
turn any piece of wood into a masterpiece.
18. Best Whittling Technique.
Whittling is the art of carving shapes out of wood
using only a knife. This award celebrates the woodworker who demonstrates
exceptional skill and creativity in their whittling technique, transforming a
simple piece of wood into a work of art.
19. Best Woodwork Product Sales.
Woodworking is not just about creating beautiful
pieces; it’s also a thriving industry. This award recognizes the woodworker who
excels in selling their woodwork products, showcasing their business acumen
alongside their craftsmanship.
20. Best Home Based Woodworking
Many talented woodworkers operate their businesses
from the comfort of their own homes. This award celebrates the entrepreneur who
has successfully turned their passion for woodworking into a thriving
home-based business, inspiring others to follow their dreams.
That’s a wrap for the Woodies
The Woodies is the ultimate recognition for
woodworkers who pour their heart and soul into creating extraordinary pieces
out of wood.
From the best woodworker to the most innovative
woodworking machine, these awards celebrate the skill, creativity, and
dedication that make woodworking a true art form.
So, let’s raise our Wooden Goblets and toast to
the talented woodworkers who bring the beauty of wood to life and makes the