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2023 Spirit of Wood Show Information


  • The 2023 competition will be held at Peabody Senior Center, 79
    Central Street in Peabody, MA on Sunday, October 15th. 

  • Registration is Saturday, October 14th from 1pm to 3pm, and on the morning of the show October 15th from 7am to 9:30.

  • Judging will start at 9:30 sharp. Late entries will not be eligible for judging or prizes.

  • Open to the public Sunday, October 15th at 10:00 AM until 3:00pm.

  • A bucket contest featuring items donated from vendors as well as member carvings takes place throughout the day on Sunday. 

  • Seminars on Sunday are TBD, but will cover interesting topic related to our woodcraft. 

  • Vendors including MDI Woodcarvers Supply and others selling quality tools, materials, woodcarvings and wood such as basswood, tupelo, and butternut.

  • Carving Clubs from all around New England will be available. Meet the members and watch live demonstrations throughout the day.

  • Click the links below for additional information about the Spirit of Wood Show.

Competition Rules (newly updated 2023)

Competition Categories (newly updated 2023)

Category Definitions 

Fund Raisers - coming soon



Click the button below to view the fillable registration form. Print your completed form and bring TWO COPIES of it to the show.

Category codes can be found by following the above link to Competition Categories.

ONLY FILL OUT THE INFORMATION YOU ARE SURE OF. If you are uncertain about any part of the form, leave that part blank and the volunteers on the day of the show will help you.

Registration sheets will also be available at the show and can be filled out there. 

Consider filling out the form in advance particularly if you plan to register during the short registration period on Sunday morning. 

Registration hours are Saturday, 1PM to 3PM, and Sunday morning from 7 to 9:30AM. 

Judge Vid

Judging Workshop Video

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