The wonderful world of wood

Vermont Sales, a renowned name in the world of tools and hardware, is currently hosting its 6th exhibition at their exquisite exhibition centre in Randjespark. This event, titled ‘The Wonderful World of Wood’, offers a comprehensive exploration of all things related to wood and the diverse range of wood products available at Vermont Sales. From power tools to hand tools, abrasives, wood care, safety equipment, and measuring and marking tools, this exhibition has it all.  

Entrance area to Vermont Sales Wonder World of Wood exhibition.

One of the highlights of this exhibition is the permanent display of their flagship brands, which include Tork Craft, Alpen, Rawlplug, AirCraft, Energiser, Festool, Gav, Real Steel, Alpen, and Acuud. These displays have received a significant upgrade, making them even more visually captivating and informative for visitors.  

Hands-on experience  

What truly sets this exhibition apart is the innovative addition of a 6-station hands-on area. In this section, visitors have the unique opportunity to create a wooden caddy from scratch using the tools and instructions available at each station. The six stations are as follows:  

  • Marking and measuring  
  • Cutting  
  • Drilling  
  • Sanding  
  • Assembly  
  • Finishing.  

Vermont Sales’ knowledgeable representatives guide customers through each station, explaining the tools used at every step and allowing customers to physically engage with the process. By the end of the journey, visitors will have successfully crafted their own caddy. This hands-on experience is a remarkable opportunity for customers to not only see but also handle and use the tools, enriching their understanding and appreciation of Vermont Sales’ product range.  

Wood exhibition tools and products.

Discovering new tools  

For many visitors, the exhibition opens the door to discovering Vermont’s tools that they may not have been aware of before. The eye-catching displays, which are also available for customers to duplicate in their stores, provide an in-depth look at the wide selection of tools offered by Vermont Sales. This newfound knowledge empowers customers to make informed decisions about the tool requirements for their stores and how they can be optimally merchandised.  

The Wonderful World of Wood exhibition offers an exceptional chance for customers to interact with the Vermont team, from the sales staff to the management and even the back-office personnel. This networking opportunity allows visitors to connect with the experts behind the brand, fostering a sense of community and trust. It also provides an avenue for customers to seek advice, share experiences, and gain valuable insights into the world of woodworking and tool selection.  

World of wood display at Vermont Sales, Father Christmas in a wooden slay with wood products surrounding the exhibit.

The exhibition is open to customers from November 2023 and will continue to delight and educate visitors until the end of January 2024. This extended timeline ensures that woodworking enthusiasts and customers have ample opportunities to visit and explore the Wonderful World of Wood at their own convenience.    

Vermont Sales’ 6th exhibition, is a celebration of the art of woodworking and the versatile range of tools and equipment available to enthusiasts and professionals. With permanent displays of flagship brands, a hands-on woodworking experience, and the chance to connect with the Vermont team, this exhibition promises to be an unforgettable journey into the world of wood. Whether you’re an experienced woodworker or a novice, this event offers a knowledge base that retailers can share with their customers.  

To reserve your date contact Julian Pillay:  

Email – [email protected]  



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