The 2018 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge Is Open

The Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge is now open. This challenge centers around woodwork that includes wood product applications and natural veneer. It is not a competition based on who has the biggest or most complex design, it is a competition based on who displays most unique and arts usage of veneer products in their project.

Areas that will be considered for awards in this contest include student design from elementary school to university level school work, specialty items including but not limited to wood sculpture & wood paintings), cabinetry & furniture including marquetry of said cabinetry and furniture, and architectural woodworking projects. One grand prize of $6,000 will be split between the craftsman, the distributor, and the salesperson responsible for the winning entry. Judges may also award an award of $1,000 to any impressive entries who have not previously been award winners.

To enter the contest you must submit at least 5 photos of good quality and a statement about your project and why it was created. All entries must be turned in for judging by midnight on 1 June, 2018. Entries must have been created during the past 5 years. Entries created earlier will be disqualified. Click here for more information on how to enter the Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge. can be contacted for any additional questions of information requests.

Entries should be shipped to:
Veneer Technologies, Inc.
Attn.: Craftsman’s Challenge
P. O. Box 1145
Newport, NC 28570

Employees of Veneer Technologies and companies who are co-sponsoring the contest are forbidden to submit entries!