Invest a weekend learning from master woodworkers in the WOOD magazine shops and headquarters in Des Moines, IA. Whether you're a veteran woodworker, a weekend warrior, or setting up shop for the first time, Weekend with WOOD will put you at the top of your game. Read More
Choose our preferred hotel to continue the conversation with fellow woodworkers into the evening hours. Discounted rates and proximity to the conference and airport make it a no-brainer. Hurry! Rooms fill fast! Read More
Join us Thursday evening at the Holiday Inn ballroom for a casual kickoff. Register early. Pick up your swag bag. Have a drink on us. And network with fellow woodworkers.
Bring Your Spouse
We'll fill her Friday and Saturday with tours, shopping, and presentations by home and garden experts And we'll have her back at the conference in time for dinner.
We've reserved a block of discounted rooms for a limited number of attendees. You'll have fun; but hotel management won't know what to do with all those rowdy woodworkers socializing in one place.
Meet the WOOD editors and fellow woodworkers at Thursday's opening reception May 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM (CDT)
Weekend With WOOD 2015
A "life-changing" weekend that will take your woodworking to the next level
Invest a weekend learning from master woodworkers in theWOOD magazine shops and headquarters in Des Moines, IA. Whether you’re a veteran woodworker, a weekend warrior, or setting up shop for the first time, Weekend with WOOD™ will put you at the top of your game. You’ll get up-close, intensive woodworking instruction taught in small classes by the the world's best woodworkers; past instructors have included Marc Adams, Jim Heavey, George Vondriska, Andy Chidwick, Doug Stowe, The Wood Whisperer, and more.
Not only are they at the height of the woodworking craft, they're also world-class instructors.
We've scoured the country (and our own shop) to find top teachers. With more than 250 combined years of woodworking instruction between them, you're guaranteed to come away enriched, challenged, and excited to apply your new skills at home.
Here are just some of the woodworkers you'll learn from.