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2009 Vermont Wood Design Student Competition

Saturday & Sunday, September 26-27, 2009
Union Arena Community Center, Woodstock, VT

Congratulations to Will Barstow of U-32 High School for winning 1st place for the Walnut Boston Queen Anne Side Chair in the Student Woodworking Competition!

(Left to right) Mark Schofield of Fine Woodworking Magazine,
Will Barstow, and David Spooner of Spooner Specialties.

View award mention in Fine Woodworking Magazine

Second Place: Tony Petri of Middlebury High School for the Shaker Style End Table with Shaped Pedestal Base (on left)  Third Place: Elmer Deforge of U-32 High School for the Coffee Table with Walnut Top and walnut end spindles (on right).

Congratulations to all three students and to all that entered into the competition!!

Network with woodworking professionals and
showcase your entry to the public at this premier event

Download Student Entry Form (PDF)
Student Entry Form (Word)
Download Informational Letter to Schools (PDF)

Please submit entry forms by September 1, 2009

Eligibility requirements:
* Student must be enrolled in a Vermont High School or
Technical Center (grades 9-12).
Note-Students that graduate in 2009 are eligible to enter

* Piece must be designed and made in Vermont
*Piece must be available for judging at
Sept. 26-27 Woodworking Festival event

Special Thanks to Spooner Specialties and Fine Woodworking Magazine for their generous donations to the competition.
The first place winner will receive $500 towards anything at Spooner Specialties of Montpelier, VT.
Spooner Specialties has been working with Vermont schools for 28 years taking care of their needs with woodworking machinery and supplies.


The first place winner
will also recieve a

Fine Woodworking Archive Collection DVD-ROM (valued at $150)

This DVD-ROM gives you Quick computer access to every page of  Fine Woodworking issues 1-201. All entrants will receive a current issue of Fine Woodworking Magazine.

        Special thanks to and funding in part provided by:



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Vermont Quality Wood Products