Whether it's carved, whittled, etched or stained, we love the beauty of a carefully crafted woodworking design. And so do our customers! Enter the Woodworking Design Challenge for a chance to see your design as our next best-selling wooden gift.
DEADLINE: February 28, 2013 at 11:59 PM ET.
GRAND PRIZE: $500 cash + an UncommonGoods vendor contract
All runners up will receive a critique of their work from the guest judges, as well as tips for marketing and growing your business. Additionally, the UncommonGoods buying team will be happy to review your full portfolio and may consider adding the work submitted to the UncommonGoods website in the future.
What can I submit?
We want to see your designs that feature wood as a main material. We are looking for goods that fall into all categories—home décor, wall art, tech accessories, jewelry, games, etc. The sky is the limit, but only finished products, please.
What does it take to be an uncommon
Your designs should tell a story, be intelligent, and show your individuality. We love to see designs and gadgets that are original and uncommon!
Got a Question?
Browse through our rules, or send us an email to email@example.com If you have trouble with the form, make sure you've filled out your contact info especially a valid email address! before you upload your images.
Erin is the Senior Buyer for Jewelry & Accessories at UncommonGoods. One of her favorite pages on the UG website is the wood gifts page, and the wooden puzzle iphone case is her favorite new product.
Dave Marcoullier is an artist and craftsman working in San Francisco. He began his career in landscape design and arboriculture, where his love for trees evolved into a love for wood. His main work is comprised of CNC-routed solid hardwood wall hangings and cheeseboards, though he also creates furniture and interior design pieces.
Christopher a designer at Wood Thumb, community of entrepreneurs, artists and designers living in San Francisco. For most of his career, he has helped makers with sales and development strategies, believing strongly that great products create an experience well beyond their function.
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