466 WIA Marketplace

Regardless of how many times I've been to strongWoodworking in America/strong the one place that gets all my attention, and apparently that of the vast majority of show visiters, is the strongMarketplace/strong. Where else will you find some of the most unique tool makers in the woodworking world all under one roof? Not only can you get your hands on these tools, but more importantly you have an unique opportunity to talk with the tool makers themselves. Ever wonder about having customized tools made? Have questions about the design or function of a tool? Or just want to play with some really cool tools? The strongWoodworking in America/strong marketplace is the perfect place to do all of that and more. It's truly the woodworker's candy store. But if you've visited this year or in previous years you also know there's more to the marketplace than tools and supplies. There's great freebie demonstrations from the likes of strongRoy Underhill/strong and strongAdam Cherubini/strong to name a few. Along with drawings for amazing door-prizes, opportunities to meet with television personalities like strongScott Philips/strong and strongTommy McDonald/strong. And for the really daring, there's the strongHand Tool Olympics/strong. Compete against yourself or a friend or two to see who can have the best results with a basic set of hand tools to create basic joinery and complete typical workshop tasks. Thanks to the many tool manufacturers and vendors for your time and answering all <b>…</b>