Minwax, a manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, announced the last call for entries for the 2009 Community Craftsman Award. Eligible participants include individuals, community groups, schools, associations and woodworking clubs or guilds that promote and participate in the betterment of their communities through woodworking.
The grand prize is a $5,000 cash grant, a supply of Minwax products, and a consultation with author and wood finishing expert Bruce Johnson. Two runner-up organizations will receive a supply of Minwax products, and a special recognition award and cash grant of $2,000 will be presented to one individual award winner. The deadline for all submissions is Dec. 31.
The winners will be announced in early spring. All eligible applicants are encouraged to enter by writing a summary of recent woodworking projects. For entry submission or other information, visit www.minwax.com.