Woodworking Division

Entries in this division represent the various processes associated with the wood industry. All entries must be accompanied by a complete set of drawings which will only be used to check measurements, construction, and specifications.
       No project will be set up with decorative accessories. (Dishes, doilies, pictures, place settings or display accessories �will not� be allowed) Any participant refusing to remove said items will receive a 25-point reduction in the score of their project. Students may include a picture of the fully dressed project with their plans and Technical Report if they desire.

WO-1 �Desktop� Woodworking projects (Placed on Desktop, Shelf, Tabletop, Countertop or Mantle, etc) Scoring Guide for WO-1
            This classification includes projects, which are made to be placed on a piece of furniture. A single entry may consist of one or more pieces if they form pairs or are matched sets having the same function, such as a pair of candle holders or a two-piece pattern. The pieces must be clearly marked to show that they belong to a single entry. Entry must include drawing(s) with dimensions. Examples: (Tissue or Jewelry Box, Tray, Mantle Clock).  Groups eligible to participate: A, B, C and E

WO-2 �Wall Mounted� Woodworking (Hung or mounted on a wall or suspended from the ceiling) Scoring Guide for WO-2
            This classification includes projects that are made to be mounted or hung on a wall or suspended from the ceiling. A single entry may consist of one or more pieces if they form pairs or are matched sets having the same function, such as a pair of candle holders or a two-piece pattern. The pieces must be clearly marked to show that they belong to a single entry. Entry must include drawing(s) with dimensions. Examples: (Box, tray, wall shelf, or coat rack) Groups eligible to participate A, B, C and E

WO-3 Wood Furniture and Construction (broken into 3 areas) Scoring Guide for WO-3
            This classification includes any piece of freestanding furniture that normally sets on the floor, on the lawn, or on the patio. Only one item will be permitted per entry except for matched pairs or sets. Two or more pieces of furniture forming a matched pair or forming a set having the same function will be admitted as one entry. A suite of furniture is not allowed. Examples: (Tables, chests, dressers, stereo cabinets, chairs, stools, desks, and bookcases.) Entry must include drawing(s) with dimensions. (Note: Entries such as clocks will be judged only on the quality of woodworking and not on the electrical, electronic, or mechanical equipment.)  All beds will be enter in WO-3c based on the bed size not on the display size requiring stub display rails. This classification is for students with less than one years experience in a wood furniture construction. Groups eligible to participate: A, B, C, D and E

WO-3a Wood Furniture Construction: a footprint of less than 4 sq. ft. (area it takes up on the floor)  figured - 2' x 2' = 4 sq ft"  or 1.5' x 2.5' = 3.75 sq. ft. example (night stand, hall tree, floor lamp table, free standing mirror).
WO-3b Wood Furniture Construction: a footprint of less than 8 sq. ft. figured - 2' x 4' = 8 sq ft" or 1.5' x 5' = 7.5 sq. ft. example (buffets, lowboy, sofa tables, coffee tables, dressers, etc.)
WO-3c Wood Furniture Construction: a footprint of greater than 8 sq. ft.   figured - 2' x 4.25' = 8.5 sq ft"  or 1.5' x 6' = 9 sq. ft. example (large curio cabinets, highboys, large display cabinets, beds, etc.)

WO-4 Wood Turning Scoring Guide for WO-4
            Any wood project on which the major portion of the work is turned is eligible. Entry must include drawing(s) with dimensions. Examples: (Lamps, ashtrays, candlesticks, trays, bowls.)  Groups eligible to participate: A, B, C and E

WO-5 Cabinetmaking - Carcass and Casework  Construction  Scoring Guide for WO-5
            (Group-Multiple Student or Single Student projects are allowed)
An entry in this classification may include work that is traditionally built into a structure as a permanent fixture where a carcass is constructed with veneers then casework is completed with hardwood to beautify the project. Examples: (kitchen cabinets, vanity cabinet, or bar.) Entry must include drawing(s). (Group-Multiple Student or Single Student projects are allowed)  - Groups eligible to participate: N and P

(WO-6) Outdoor Deck, Patio, Lawn or Gardening Furniture or/and Carpentry Scoring Guide for WO-6
This classification includes any piece of outdoor furniture that normally used on a Porch, Deck, Patio or Lawn. Only one item will be permitted per entry except for sets, such as deck chair and side table, or picnic table and benches. Two or more pieces of furniture forming a set serving a single function will be admitted as one entry. A suite of furniture is not allowed. This classification is for students with one year or more experience in woodworking. Entry must include drawing(s) with dimensions. Examples: (Picnic tables, chairs and side table, swing or garden worktables etc.) Other entry in this classification must show a type of construction, rafter construction, floor and window framing, or any construction that exemplifies building principles in the construction of a residential or commercial building. Examples: (Small building or construction mock-up).Groups eligible to participate B, C and E - (Group-Multiple Student or Single Student projects are allowed)

(WO-7) CNC (Project Parts)   Scoring Guide for W0-7 CNC
This classification includes any project in which the machining of the project parts constitutes the major operation with the aid of a computer interface. A complete set of dimensioned CAD drawings must accompany the project. Examples: (Spindles, gears, etc. - Milled, Routed, Lathe projects.) The entries in this area will not be rated on the artwork of a project but will be rated based on the parts machined and the fit with other parts of the project.  The Projects must be of original design and creation. Clip art or vector art files downloaded from the internet or purchased do not qualify in this category.  75% or more of the project must cut or machined on a CNC machine.
Groups eligible to participate N & P   (Laser engravings and CNC signs should be entered in Graphic Arts)

Group (N) - Novice: a person or group who is new to the circumstances, work, etc., in which he, she or they are placed; beginner; tyro: a novice in the entry area.
This entry area is for the 1st year the student has entered in this project area.

Group (P) - Practiced or Experienced: skilled or expert; proficient through practice or experience: a practiced hand at project.
This entry area is for the student or group who has entered in this project area more than once.