San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association & San Diego County Fair

'Sleeping On The Waves' by Viki Hennon – queen size bed frame – 2019 Winner – Design in Wood

The San Diego County Fair – taking place from 8 June–4 July 2022 – in association with the Fine Woodworkers, is now calling for entries to the 39th Annual Design in Wood competition.

More than $20,000 in prizes will be awarded, including a $1,000 prize for Best of Show. The deadline for submitting entries is April 29 2022. 


'The Butler' by David Norgard – drop front cabinet on stand sized to hold Bourbon bottles or tea pots – 2019 Winner of the Design in Wood, SDFWA President’s Award

The Design in Wood competition features 26 entry categories that range from Contemporary Furniture to Contemporary Accessories to Scroll Saw Fretwork to Wood Carving, plus many more. For a complete list of entry categories visit

For information about entries, visit the San Diego Woodworkers website – – or


'Cosmic' by Mike Jackofsky & Georgianne Jackofsky – turned & embellished (burned) collaboration – 2019 Winner Design in Wood, SD Woodturners Award

All entries are to be submitted online at

San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association
Established in 1982, the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association (SDFWA) is a non-profit organisation, which aims to unite people who share a common interest and enthusiasm for working with wood. The association has grown into the largest woodworking guild in the United States. If you're interested in making things from wood, SDFWA is the place for you. The association currently has over 1,100 members: men and women, amateurs and professionals, collaborating and sharing their ideas, techniques, expertise and love of woodworking.

San Diego Fine Woodworkers
5360 Eastgate Mall
Suite E San Diego
CA 92138-2323
(858) 230-7593

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