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  • World Wood Day 2014, March 21-22, 2014 in Washington, DC area

    Venue- Renewable Natural Resource Foundation grounds and building in Bethesda, MD
    Near DC Metro Station, major highways

    Theme: The Melting Pot of American Culture and How it has Impacted the Use of Wood

      Assistance:
    • Robert Day, RNRF-MD
    • James Cottle-Wood carver, fish lures, MD
    • Buddy Showalter-AWC, VA
  • Program

    • March 21st     8:00am - 2:00pm
      • Harvey Green, Arizona State University -  Woods and Woodworking of the Southern Appalachian Mountains
      • John " Buddy " Showalter, American Wood Council -  How Wood Standards Affect Wood Use in Society
      • Zhanging Chen, Virginia Tech -  Effective Drying is Necessary for Quality Wood Products
      • Barbara Weber, Educator - Baskets -  From the Perspective of Wood
      • James Cottle, Educator -  The Wooden Fish Decoy: History, Craft, and Function
      • Stan Wellborn, Wood Turner -  Utilizing Craft's Most Organic Material: A Short History of Modern Woodturning
      • Louise Murgia, Society of American Foresters -  How SAF has influenced Wood and Forest Culture in the US
    • March 21st     2:30pm - 5:00pm
    • March 22nd

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