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Are you knotty and keeping secrets?

For immediate release

LumberJocks.com wants you to reveal your secrets and your knotty side (of wood that is!) in this exciting third annual woodworking awards event!

December 17, 2008 – On January 1st 2009, LumberJocks.com along with an assortment of fantastic sponsors will host their annual online international winter woodworking awards event!

Lumberjocks.com invites all woodworkers from around the world both professional and amateur to compete in two designated project categories for a chance to win some fantastic prizes!

The two categories for this year’s event are, “A Knot like No Other” and “A Secret Compartment”. Woodworkers will have the opportunity to showcase their creativity and be judged by their peers in these exciting categories.

Participants will have the chance to turn that Knottyness into something nice with “A Knot like No Other” category. Woodworkers are asked to use a knot and incorporate it into a project, highlighting its beauty or uniqueness. There is also a chance to reveal some secrets with “A Secret Compartment” category. Whether they build a box, a chair, or any other creation, members will use their design and woodworking skills to add a secret compartment that no one will find unless they know it is there!

There are several chances to win great prizes from our fantastic sponsors in this latest Woodworking Awards Event held by LumberJocks.com.

Prizes include the new Dewalt TrackSaw “delivers table saw precision, panel saw capacity, and hand saw portability” Valued at $499.99.

Top in category prizes include the Eagle America 12-piece, ½” shank General Purpose Router Bit Set, valued at $209.99, the Eagle America Keepsake Box Value Package Valued at $119.99, as well as fantastic DVD sets by Passion for Wood valued at $159.50 each!

We also have a fantastic assortment of other prizes to be given away, everything from Paints and finishes from Swing Paints, a Dovetail Spline Master System from the Kehoe Dovetail Jig Co. Ltd., the BowlSaw by Steussy Creations as well as a full set of 2007 & 2008 Annual Collection DVDs from Fine Woodworking!

Winter Awards 2009
This event is free and is open to all woodworkers. To enter and vote one must be a member of LumberJocks.com. Joining the online community is easy and is also free.

The Winter Woodworking Awards is an interactive event, with participants discussing their projects and writing blogs about the creating process at LumberJocks.com. The Award recipients are then selected by the LumberJocks themselves, using a simple online voting system.

In honor of the respect shown by fellow woodworkers, the top woodworkers in each category will receive fantastic prizes provided by the event sponsors and LumberJocks.com. Martin Sojka, the founder of LumberJocks.com, is once again thrilled with the outstanding support supplied by our sponsors.

About LumberJocks.com
LumberJocks.com is part of the growing network of online communities hosted by Martin Sojka. The rapidly growing LumberJocks.com is comprised of men, women, children, and youth from around the world who are actively involved in woodworking. The members are a combination of professionals, skilled hobbyists, beginners and everything in between. They are furniture builders, artists, home renovators, and wood explorers.

The woodworkers join LumberJocks.com to share their experiences with wood, ask and answer questions, seek and post their personal tool reviews, find and share resource information, and blog their woodworking journeys.