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AWFS Fair Live, a new feature at the AWFS Fair, will offer various presentations and sessions throughout the show. Located in booth No. 9784, all sessions are complimentary and are open to all registered AWFS Fair attendees.


Fine Woodworking Presents

In the mornings, Fine Woodworking will run in-depth 90-minute education sessions at AWFS Fair Live.

Owain Harris, owner of O.H.H. Cabinetmaker, will speak on “Integrating CNC Technology into the Small Furniture Shop” on Wednesday and Thursday. Roland Johnson will cover “Coloring Wood” on Wednesday and Friday mornings. Tom McLaughlin will present “Ten Ways to Distinguish and Add Value to Your Work” on Thursday and Friday.

See the full schedule at


Rapid Fire Presentations

Rapid Fire sessions are fast-paced 15-minute presentations offered by AWFS Fair exhibitors, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and each day will focus on a different theme.

Wednesday – Learn about software from Allmoxy, Closet Pro, Alphacam, ACSP and Crow’s Nest.

Thursday – Presentations will focus on hardware with OVVO, Kessebohmer, Lockdowel, TrueLAM Doors and Blum.

Friday – Join Stiles, 2020, Superfici America, Weinig and CNC Factory to learn about Industry 4.0.

CLICK HERE for the full schedule.


Education Town Hall

The Education Town Hall will take place on July 20 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Presented in PechaKucha 20×20 format, each presenter will have only 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide, creating a speedy and engaging presentation. This is an opportunity to learn about nearly a dozen post-secondary woodworking programs throughout the U.S. including the MiLL, Madison College, Pittsburg State, Cerritos College, and several others. Attendees will learn about the program’s focus, courses offered, facility and equipment, student case studies, career pathways and more. The presentations will be followed by a moderated audience Q&A period.

CLICK HERE for more information.