• Tools

    Get ready for the ultimate
    woodworking experience.
    September 16-18, 2016
    Greater Cincinnati
    Northern Kentucky Convention Center

Featured Sessions

  • Intuitive Design

    with George Walker
    Tap into your inner designer by learning how to forget about measurements and learn to focus instead on proportions.

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  • Harvesting Your Own Lumber

    with Matt Cremona
    Why not skip a trip to the lumberyard and harvest your own wood?

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Home - Learn


Your favorite woodcrafters are returning to Popular 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.

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Home - Marketplace


Popular 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!

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The Greater Cincinnati Area welcomes WIA! You will be just steps away from historic sites, top-notch eateries, unique shops and scenic parks. Don’t delay— plan your Popular WIA trip today!

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Featured Speaker



Roy Underhill, a former master craftsman at Colonial Williamsburg (and the living history museum’s first master housewright), is the host of the PBS show “The Woodwright’s Shop,” the longest-running how-to show on television. Since the show’s inception, Roy has championed the use of traditional hand tools and techniques and has featured guests ranging from well-known woodworkers including Michael Dunbar, Steve Latta, Frank Klausz, Mary May, Peter Follansbee and Christopher Schwarz, to specialist artisans in blacksmithing, cooperage and more. He’s also written a number of books on traditional craft and shop practices, including “The Woodwright’s Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft” (UNC Press) and “The Woodwright's Guide to Working with Wedge & Edge” (UNC Press), as well as a novel, "Calvin Cobb – Radio Woodworker: A Novel with Measured Drawings" (Lost Art Press). Several years ago, Roy founded The Woodwright’s School, a small woodworking school in Pittsboro, N.C. Through his books, show, classes and live presentations, Roy has introduced thousands of people to traditional hand-tool woodworking. Roy is a member of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers and the Early American Industries Association.

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