· all the best manufacturers and retailers for power tools, shop machines, hand tools, and building materials
· Steve Maxwell presents The Newest Cool Tools for Your Workshop
· learn how to make the practical bathroom cupboard from our October 2011 issue· find out secrets to beautiful woodworking finishes from Hendrik Varju
· Ask A Pro – bring your photos, plans, sketches, and ideas and chat with our pros about your next project, workshop question, or DIY issue
· Watch Gord Graff build a stylish DVD display shelf in the Master’s Workshop
· Youngsters aged 7 – 17 will learn hands-on woodworking skills in the Kids Corner. Our tools, materials, and instructors are provided FREE!
· Adults can build a whimsical gumball machine (a fun gift!) in Woodworking 101. Again, our tools,materials, and instructors are provided FREE!
It’s all part of The Great Outdoors & DIY Weekend – 4 shows in one location for one ticket price. You’ll also see:
· Explore Adventure & Travel Show – for folks who like camping, hiking, paddle sports including kayak angling, biking, cross-country skiing, outdoor adrenaline sports, and spending time in the great outdoors.
· Outdoor Canada Show – celebrating hunting and fishing, fantastic trips, and the excitement of the outdoors.
· Fall Cottage Life Show – boats, cottage renovators and builders, furnishings, real estate, ATVs and off-road vehicles, and everything you need for all-season cottaging.
Ride the 100’ zipline, more than 32’ above the show floor! FREE with admission.
Are you a fan of the TV show Survivor?
On Saturday, November 26 at 11:00am, meet Survivor TV champion, Boston Rob Mariano, in an interactiveQ&A presentation. Plus, enter onlinefor your chance to compete head-to-head with Rob in a Survivor-style challenge at the show! (Fun fact: did you know that Rob was a construction worker prior to getting his first gig on Survivor?)
Bring the kids! Bring your camera!
Kids under 12 get in free and there’s so much for them to do! See Santa in the Kids Crooked Christmas Village (Saturday & Sunday), ride the indoor zipline, play in our campsite, meet a tiger and a cougar, catch a fish in the Fish TV pond, and make a desktop bookstand in the Kids Corner woodworking zone.