Professionals and Amateurs Together

Rules for Entry

  • Entries are limited to objects made primarily of wood.  Other materials like brass and glass are acceptable as long as they are an integral part of the design.
  • Space on the exhibition floor permitting, each entrant may submit any number of pieces, but only two pieces are eligible for judging. The exhibition committee may reject anything over two pieces due to space constraints.
  • The show committee reserves the right to reject a piece it deems unacceptable for any reason.
  • A piece must not have been previously entered.
  • All pieces must remain on the floor until the completion of the event and must be removed that evening or by the following morning.
  • All entries, except for carving and turning pieces must be displayed on a base or pedestal. Bases for tables, cabinets and other large freestanding items shall be 4-6” tall and approximately 6” larger in all directions than the item being displayed. Smaller item such as bowls, jewelry boxes etc. will be displayed on a table provided by the Guild  A pedestal  will not be necessary for those smaller pieces.
  • All bases and pedestals shall be painted a flat/matte gray (Rust-Oleum Smoke Gray Flat Protective Enamel available at Lowes – Item #2953438 | Model #366346. or Amazon – Rust-Oleum 334017 Painter’s Touch 2X Ultra Cover Spray Primer, 12 oz, Flat Gray or something similar).
  • Wall hanging pieces will need a wall-suitable display for the piece.  Carvings and turnings will be displayed on a supplied table.
  • Although there will be people available to monitor the show at all times, we are not responsible for damage to, or loss of, pieces on display. Insurance coverage for pieces on display is the responsibility of the entrant.
  • PLEASE NOTE THIS RULE: Late entries might not be included in the show unless the entrant contacts the show chairman and makes appropriate arrangements.
  • Instructions for delivery of entries will be provided once we get closer to the date but will likely be the day before the event.   Pieces will be placed by the guild committee member in charge of display. Their decisions are final.
  • A photo of your piece is required at the time you submit your entry form and will be used in our digital catalog. If the photo is not available at the time of submission, there will be an opportunity to provide  an image at a later date.