Your favorite woodcrafters are returning to WIA! Get a candid insight on woodworking techniques and tricks from industry pros such as, Alf Sharp, Wilbur Pan, Mary May, Freddy Roman, Christopher Schwarz, Nancy Hiller and many more.
WIA’s Marketplace is a woodworker’s playground! Test out the latest and greatest hand-and-power-tools that are sure to help you master your woodcrafting technique. Talk one-on-one with vendors and suppliers about their products, get a front row seat at exclusive demos, and get special deals on all of your favorite tool brands—all under one roof!
Freddy Roman apprenticed under master craftsman Philip C. Lowe at the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts (FIM) in Beverly, Mass. Freddy has worked for conservation studios and cabinet shops restoring furniture, making built-ins, kitchens, architectural elements and reproducing museum-quality furniture. Freddy has also continued to study in the field of period furniture, restoration and conservation from today's master. In 2007, Freddy opened a furniture-making and restoration studio located in Littleton, Mass. He is currently working for private clients, institutions and conservation studios. When Freddy isn’t working in the studio, he can be found educating the public, teaching and demonstrating across the United States.