Woodcraft Announces Partnership With Master Woodworker Scott Phillips

Aug 06, 2007, 01:00 ET from Woodcraft Supply LLC

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodcraft Supply LLC, a
 national retailer of woodworking products and education, and Woodcraft
 Magazine, a nationally distributed woodworking magazine, has announced a
 partnership with American master woodworker and host of PBS' The American
 Woodshop, Scott Phillips, company representatives reported recently.
     "Woodcraft is thrilled to rekindle our relationship with Scott
 Phillips, one of the greatest woodworkers of our generation," said Jeff
 Forbes, president of Woodcraft Supply LLC. "His positive demeanor and
 expert approach to the craft have helped countless woodworkers expand their
 horizons and enhance their skills."
     Forbes said Woodcraft has signed on as a sponsor of The American
 Woodshop, a nationally syndicated PBS woodworking television program
 featuring Scott Phillips. Phillips will author detailed, step-by-step
 woodworking projects, as well as articles, for Woodcraft Magazine. Many of
 these same projects will also be featured on The American Woodshop.
     Scott Phillips said, "Woodcraft, in business now for nearly 80 years,
 is one of the finest names in woodworking. The company's focus on education
 and its extensive line of quality products is very appealing. I can't wait
 to get started."
     Now entering his fourth decade of woodworking, Scott Phillips began his
 craft in his father's workshop when he was eleven. His passion is furniture
 making and his approach is to study the best examples and then use correct
     "The projects I'll provide to Woodcraft Magazine and build on my show,
 will not only be attractive, practical items, but will help woodworkers
 enhance their skill set in a safe, gradual, rational manner," Phillips
     The American Woodshop, now beginning its fourteenth season, is produced
 by PBS Ohio affiliate WBGU and filmed at Phillips' shop outside Piqua,
 Ohio. For additional information on Scott Phillips or The American
 Woodshop, visit http://www.wbgu.org/americanwoodshop.
     Woodcraft Supply LLC annually distributes more than two million
 catalogs featuring over 8,000 items to all 50 states and 111 foreign
 countries. Woodcraft is the industry leader in providing a wide variety of
 top quality products, educational opportunities and one-on-one guidance to
 woodworkers at all skill levels. The company sells products through
 direct-mail catalogs, an on-line web site store and at more than 80 retail
 stores located nationwide. For more information on Woodcraft, please
 contact the store nearest you, visit http://www.woodcraft.com or call (800)

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