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The Knysna Timber Festival is an annual gathering of woodworkers, artists, craftspeople, suppliers, growers, conservationists, businesses, educators, schoolchildren, DIY enthusiasts, and members of the public who share our passion for timber and the timber economy of the Southern Cape (the Garden Route).

It's a showcase for timber and timber-related products and services that seeks to preserve our timber heritage, and to build on it for the benefit of all. It includes indoor and outdoor exhibitions, practical demonstrations, training opportunities, talks, presentations, retail and wholesale merchandising opportunities, and an industry indaba.

 

The festival is centered around Timber Village venue, the big expo tent can accommodate up to 42 exhibitors indoors.

The venue has ample space for demonstrations, for outdoor space please contact us directly to discuss your needs in order to showcase your product best.

 

Exhibition Tent A

 

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View Exhibitor Stand Details


 No.ExhbitorWebsite / ContactIndustry
1 T&B Log Homes www.timberloghomes.co.za Timber Homes & Construction
2 Fechters furniture www.fechters.co.za Furniture
3 BPM Distributors cc www.toolcraft.co.za Hand & Power tools
4 Timber Village www.timbervillage.co.za furniture and woodcraft
5 KIDS Corner with Woodoc   Kids activity area
6 Woodoc www.woodoc.com Wood Care and Maintenance
7 Heartwood Bows www.heartwoodbowsonline.com Archery longbows & Arrows Demonstration
8 Country ways This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Furniture using reclaimed wood, bric-a-brac & antiques
9 Ciranova SA www.ciranovasa.co.za Woodcare Products
10 Rare Woods SA www.rarewoods.co.za imported and local timbers
11 Lyn Beaton Artworks www.arcyart.com Artworks
12 Huidtjies vir bytjies This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Natural wooden beehives
13 Brandon Z Perkus - Sculpture www.facebook.com/brandonzperkus.sculpture Sculptor
14 Faitsch Products t/a FixTec www.fixtec.co.za Fasteners for wooden industry
15 Nelson Mandela Campus This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Nelson Mandela University, George Campus
16 Ilovani www.ilovani.co.za Recycled Oak barrel furniture
17 Maker space    
18 Maker space    
19 Maker space    
20 Sawman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Domestic & Industrial sharpening of all blades
21 Ezigro Karatara Nurseries This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Nursery & seedlings
22 Maker space    
23 Maker space    
24 Maker space    
25 Epilepsy SA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Bird feeders & more!
26 Hands & Hearts http://yfc.co.za/hands-and-heart/ Dog feeding stations & picnic benches
27 Angel Blankets This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Knitting project & dream catchers
28 Woodmillers http://www.wood-millers.com/ Fine quality furniture and custom kitchens.
29 Botha & Barnard www.bothabarnard.co.za Wood Furniture Manufacture
30 Touw Meubels www.touwmeubels.co.za Furniture Manufacture
31 Stumped Toys www.jbfurniture.co.za Wooden toys & puzzles
32 JB Furniture Manufactures www.jbfurniture.co.za Furniture Manufacture
33 National Steel & Timber Homes www.nthomes.co.za Steel & Timber Homes
       
  TENT B    
  Strand Hardware www.strandhardware.co.za Woodworking tools & accessories
  Vermont www.vermontsales.co.za Powertool accessories supplier
       
  OUTDOOR EXHIBITORS    
  Woodmizer www.woodmizerafrica.com Sawmill
  Stihl www.turfandtrees.co.za Outdoor equipment
  Bosch www.bosch.com Power tools
  Austro/Norwood Sawmills www.norwoodsawmills.com SawmilA1:D52l and products

 

 

In addition to exhibition areas, we will also be hosting a country style food court with live music. Join us for a delicious snack, a cup of quality coffee, a locally-brewed craft beer or some of the finest wines from the region. Interested parties can e-mail contact us for more information.

 

Exhibition dates:  Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October 2017

Venue:  Timber Village, Welbedacht Lane, Welbedacht,Knysna

Exhibition times:  Fri - Sat: 09h00 - 17h00. Sun: 09h00 - 15h00

Entrance: free

diy enthusiasts suppliers n business craftspeople outeniqua fatstix powertools heaven for the kids

FRIDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER CONTACT
10h00 - 10h30 “The Living Heritage of Knysna"30 min DVD Storyteller Films  
12h00 - 13h00 Seal & Colour your wood – The Woodoc Way Come and view our short How-To-videos - they will assist you in choosing the right finish for your wood. With Woodoc Colours the possibilities are endless – you will be inspired and the creative juices will flow. Ronell Grobler, Woodoc’s in-house paint chemist, will be available to answer any Woodoc-related questions you may have. Delray Turner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
072 677 8932
13h30 - 14h30 Traditional Archery - Heartwood bows A short background, bow making, woods, bow making process Johnny Snyman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
084 534 2863
14h30 - 15h15 Making use of wood waste Catchment management involves the felling of tons and tons of invasive plant material. Not only does this pose a fire risk but it represents mass nutrient removal from the system. There are many different ways of turning that waste into something useful, I will talk about biochar, compost, housing and goats… yes goats Pam Booth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
082 875 0342
15h15 - 16h00 The Art of the Indigenous tree The indigenous forest on the doorstep of Knysna symbolizes a work of art. The trees have temperamental personalities, just like artists. Each tree is also an individual art piece. My talk will open this art gallery for every one. Dalena Wolmarans This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
083 263 1784
 



SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER CONTACT
09h30 - 10h00 “The Living Heritage of Knysna"30 min DVD Storyteller Films  
10h00 - 11h00 Discover the wonderworld of Tjhoko paint "A short introduction on Tjhoko paint and a demonstration of one of the paint techniques. Keep up with the trends - repurpose and revive literally anything in and around your home. As seen on kykNET, thehomechannel (DSTV 176); tuis/home and Creative HOBBIES magazines" Anita Jordaan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
083 459 1319
11h30 The interesting thing about bees "A talk about bees" EM Langenhoven This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
11h00 - 12h00 NewCarbon Innovative Solutions to process biomass into biocarbon and energy. NewCarbon (Pty) Ltd is developing innovative technologies to process biomass to produce biocarbon, wood vinegar and heat energy for application to markets that has the potential to transform the community, the environment and local economies. Marius van der Merwe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
082 383 8339
12h15 - 13h15 Forest: A Valuable asset to the community Forest not only play an important role in carbon sequestration, but also provides us with a valuable source of fiber for various applications. Wood fibers are used by many different societies in many different forms throughout the world. Wood is good and forests provide us with this versatile source. Barry Muller This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
083 289 3023
13h15 - 14h15 Traditional Archery- Heartwood bows A short background, bow making, woods, bow making process Johnny Snyman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
084 534 2863
14h15 - 15h15 Seal & Colour your wood – The Woodoc Way Come and view our short How-To-videos - they will assist you in choosing the right finish for your wood. With Woodoc Colours the possibilities are endless – you will be inspired and the creative juices will flow. Ronell Grobler, Woodoc’s in-house paint chemist, will be available to answer any Woodoc-related questions you may have. Delray Turner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
072 677 8932
14h30 - 15h30 "The Living Heritage of Knysna "30 min DVD Storyteller Films  
 



SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER CONTACT
09h30 - 10h00 “The Living Heritage of Knysna"30 min DVD Storyteller Films  
10h00 - 11h00 Discover the wonderworld of Tjhoko paint "A short introduction on Tjhoko paint and a demonstration of one of the paint techniques. Keep up with the trends - repurpose and revive literally anything in and around your home. As seen on kykNET, thehomechannel (DSTV 176); tuis/home and Creative HOBBIES magazines" Anita Jordaan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
083 459 1319
11h00 - 12h00 Seal & Colour your wood – The Woodoc Way Come and view our short How-To-videos - they will assist you in choosing the right finish for your wood. With Woodoc Colours the possibilities are endless – you will be inspired and the creative juices will flow. Ronell Grobler, Woodoc’s in-house paint chemist, will be available to answer any Woodoc-related questions you may have. Delray Turner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
072 677 8932
12h00 - 13h00 Traditional Archery- Heartwood bows A short background, bow making, woods, bow making process Johnny Snyman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
084 534 2863
13h00 - 13h30 "The Living Heritage of Knysna "30 min DVD Storyteller Films  
 



Beer & Food Garden - Live music by Southern Sons, folk & rock Local is lekker!


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