I would like to thank all the companies that supplied prizes for the show:
-Ridgid -Ryobi -Milwaukee -Delta Machinery -Porter Cable -Black & Decker -Dewalt -Gorilla Glue -Irwin -Footprint -Picquic -Dremel -Husky -Stanley Bostitch -Norton -LePage -Elmer's -Varathane -Minwax -Watco -Weldbond -Campbell Hausfeld -Freud -Makita -Bosch -Skil -McCordick Safety -Purdy -Bennett -Paslode -Canadian Woodworking Magazine
With the success of last year's show, the focus for this year was on promotion and advertising and I would like to thank all the companies that helped to advertise this show:
-The St.Catharines Standard -Canadian Woodworking Magazine -TVCogeco -CHCH TV Hamilton -The Wood Shed -Niagara Financial Partners -McQueen's Custom Cuts -Niagara Woodworking Club -Niagara Wood Carvers Association -Ridgeway-Crystal Beach Secondary School -Niagara This Week -Facebook -Kijiji -Lumberjocks.com
I would like to thank Ridgeway-Crystal Beach Secondary School who had there Broadcast Bus there along with a film crew that conducted interviews and shot some great footage of the show. The students will be editing the raw foortage and delivering a DVD of the days event. I look forward to having it playing at the store. Besides the film crew I took some of my own pictures and put together some pics of the day. Here are some photos from the show and photos of the winners with their winning projects:
For photos of all the projects entered into the competition please click on the following link:
So as you can see the show was a success. The buzz around the show at the end was wait until next year which is the best compliment because that means people had a great time and are looking forward to an even bigger show next year!