Wood has so much going for it; you can saw it, bend it, burn it, or completely transform it. No matter what your area of specialty may be, show off your wood projects in the Woodworking Contest to win prizes from Woodcraft!

The best of the best woodworking projects will win fun prizes including a lathe, track saw kit, or pen press. No matter what you want to create with wood, big or small, share it all!

Don’t forget to check out the Woodworking Class and new Table Saw Class to learn the basics to get you started.

The Woodworking Contest 2017 is closed.

Grand Prize

34 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Third Prize (10)

Ten Third Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (15)

Fifteen Runner Up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
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 Feb 27, 2017 and Apr 24, 2017 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Woodworking Contest 2017. 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.