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“Woodworking Contest + Show: Jewelry Boxes”

You’ll Get $50 Store Credit Just For Entering!
+ The Chance To Win Prizes

Submit your project in store to enter.


November 3, 2018

Show + Reception

November 10, 2018, 5:30 pm

Fill out my online form.

Jewelry Boxes To Show Off, Or For A Loved One

This Fall, we want to see your best jewelry box! 

Why a jewelry box you ask? That has something to do with our 40th anniversary. In 1978 our founder Keith went to a local hardwood dealer seeking help building a jewelry box for his wife Betty. The sales staff literally laughed him out of the shop for not knowing the basics. 

The whole experience gave him the idea to start his own business – a different and better kind of retail experience for people just getting started in woodworking, or who just enjoy crafting beautiful things out of fine woods to make their home a warmer one. 

This is our way of paying a tribute to our origin, and celebrating the art of woodworking!

You don’t have to be an expert to enter. We just want to see what you come up with and spend a Saturday evening recognizing everyone’s hard work and their love of handcrafted woodwork. 

Enter the contest! I think you’ll enjoy it.
Read on for the details. 

Want some inspiration? By all means, please check out the gallery of ideas at bottom. I’ve assembled them on Pinterest the bottom.

Why enter?

  1. You get $50 of store credit
  2. Free to participate
  3. Share and learn about woodworking
  4. A chance to win prizes 

1st Place

$500 Credit to Woodworkers Source


SawStop 30″ Contractor Table Saw


2nd Place

$300 Credit to Woodworkers Source


Festool T-18 Cordless Drill Set


3rd Place

$100 Credit to Woodworkers Source


Kreg Mobile Project Center



How to Submit Your Project

  1. Register for the contest at the top of the page. It’s free. 
  2. Check your email for an entry form. 
  3. Deliver your project on or before November 3, 2018 to any Woodworkers Source location; bring the entry form.

Public Display of Entries & Public Voting

We’re going to exhibit all the projects for the public to view! Come see for yourself, and send your friends and family.

When: November 5 – 10, 2018

Where: Woodworkers Source
18115 N. Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85023

Reception & Awards Night

November 10, 2018, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

We’ll host an awards ceremony with hors d’oeuvres and a casual atmosphere and live music.

Frequently Asked Questions & Details

Maximum dimension is 20″

We only have so much space, so we’re asking for small projects. 

How Is The Show Judged?

It’s not judged. 

Instead, we have a public vote system. This contest is more or less for fun, so we simply gather votes from anyone who comes to view the projects. That also means we encourage you to invite your friends and family to come down to browse the projects and log a vote.

How Do I Win?

Historically, the projects that win prizes are very creative or include dazzling details.  Take a look at our past contests to get a feel for what wins:

Your project can look like anything you want, it’s your project. But if you’re interested in winning, it will need to stand out from the crowd.

Why Do I Get $50 Store Credit Just for Participating?

Because we want to encourage you to build a project and attend a fun event!

Woodworkers Source is a different kind of woodworking shop, and this event is one of the things we do to say thanks to our customers. 

We view this as a two-way street:

  1. You get to share your work and get $50 to spend in our store, and
  2. We get to promote the craft of woodworking to the world at large

We love to see the projects you make. This contest is also a cool way to celebrate art, and gives us a fun and different way to say thank you to our esteemed customers.

Do I Have To Buy Anything From Woodworkers Source?


Can I Make More Than One?

Sure, but we’ll only accept one entry… So we’d suggest focusing on 1 really awesome jewelry box.

What If I’m Not in Arizona? Can I Ship My Entry?

Sorry, unless you can attend the show to pickup your entry, we can’t accept any entries by mail.

I forgot my entry form, can I have another?

Sure, you can download the form here and bring it in with your entry.


Need Inspiration? Check Out These Project Ideas

Marketing Manager – Woodworkers Source
We’re a family-owned lumber & woodworking supply retailer with 3 delightful stores in Arizona, and 35 friendly employees.
Corey oversees marketing in-store and online for Woodworkers Source. He’s a sucker for dark hardwoods like Walnut and Wenge, yet has a soft spot for Canarywood.

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