Wood is the one of the most versatile materials for making things; from furniture to toys, tools, and all things in between, wood is good!

Show us how to make something awesome out of wood - all projects that incorporate the use of wood are eligible for this contest.

Prizes include a Bosch 6.5 Amp Orbital Turbo Sander/Polisher and a slew of Arbortech woodworking angle grinder attachments.

The Woodworking Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:
  • A Bosch 6.5 Amp Aggressive Turbo Sander/Polisher
  • An Arbortech tool collection: Industrial Pro Kit, Turbo Plane, MiniTurbo Kit, Ball Gouge, and Contour Random Sander
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize Winners will receive:
  • An Arbortech Industrial Pro Kit and Turbo Plane
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize Winners will receive:
  • An Arbortech Turbo Plane
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will receive:
  • An Instructables Mug Prize Pack
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Apr 1, 2019 and May 27, 2019 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Woodworking Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.