Marc Adams

MARC ADAMS has been woodworking professionally for more than 36 years. In 1991, he became a technical consultant to the WWPA, SFPA, AHEC, and the U.S. government, representing the United States on International Quality of Furniture Making. His work has appeared in Design Book Six and Design Book Seven, and his shop was featured in The Workshop by Taunton Press. In addition, his work has appeared in many national publications and has been featured on the front cover of Woodshop News and Fine Woodworking. Marc has been a panel commentator at the prestigious International Woodworking Fair and AWFS trade shows. He has won the Indiana Artist/Craftsman of the Year award three times and periodically does TV and radio talk shows on woodworking topics. He co-authored the book Working With Plastic Laminates and authored The Difference Makers – The 4th Generation to be released in the spring of 2019 by Lost Art Press.
His Technical Techniques video series was awarded four Telly awards and in 2013 he made a video on The Table Saw for Fine Woodworking magazine. Marc has written numerous articles including an eight-part series on workshop safety for Popular Woodworking magazine. He has been a judge for the 2008 and 2016 Veneer Tech Craftsman Challenge Awards and the 2009 AWFS Fresh Wood Student Competition. He lectures nationally for universities, guilds and trade shows. In 1998, he was chosen as one of Indiana’s Top 40 Under 40 in the local business community and in May of 2017, Marc received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Indianapolis. The Governor of Indiana awarded Marc with a Sagamore of the Wabash, which is Indiana’s highest civilian honor.