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The Arizona woodworking scene came out in full force for “Game Night”. We were impressed by the 162 game-inspired project entries ranging from chess boards to shuffleboards on display. You all really brought your A-game.

That said, there can only be 1 winner, and we entrusted the public to cast their vote. With over 350 votes, there was a clear winner!

A big thank you to everyone who came out to the show. Showing off your work and bringing in some music, food, and drinks is our favorite way to celebrate you!

Every year the projects seem to get better and the show gets bigger. I hope to see you at the next one.

– Corey

How Did The Voting Work?

Voting, Not Judging

Voting is open to anyone who comes to browse the projects in person

Pick 5

The vote ballot simply asks for your personal favorite 5 projects. You decide what you like for your own reasons

Rank By Count

We add up the number of votes for each project, and sort them for the top 10 voted projects

1st Place – Two-Sided Game Board by Robert Shuster

Robert won over the crowd incorporating a classic: Monopoly. Everything about this game board was executed to a T using walnut, myrtle, white oak, and expertly poured epoxy. The intricate puzzle piece design is the cake topper to tie everything together.

2nd Place – Family Game Box by Bill Raymond

Bill takes a “what do I want to build and then I figure out how to do it“, and this box puts his problem-solving and technical skills on display. Using walnut, curly maple, hard maple, padauk, and lacewood, this project stood out from the competition.

3rd Place – Poker Briefcase & Matching Purse by Jason Robinson

After notching a win in our previous In The Kitchen contest, another top 3 finish is nothing to scoff at. Jason continues to impress with outside-the-box designs and wonderful attention to detail. Plus we’ll never complain about Baltic Birch plywood poker chips.

3 More Honorable Mentions

Combing through the projects there were so many impressive pieces that we had to give a shout-out to a few more projects that just missed the podium.

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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