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Article written by: Martin Hatchuel CPRP

Knysna timber festival frikkie

Two major industry players have signed up to exhibit at this year's Knysna Timber Festival (29 September to 1 October).

“The event will take place as #KnysnaRises after the fires that devastated the Garden Route in June, and we're expecting it to be an awesome and very positive opportunity for everyone who has an interest in timber – professionals, builders, woodworkers, hobbyists, and homeowners alike - to get together, to share ideas, and to inspire one another,” said festival manager Picca de Bruin.

Article written by: Martin Hatchuel CPRP

Knysna timber festival media release

The Knysna Timber Festival 2017 will go ahead as planned from 29 September to 1 October - and it’ll take place as usual at its traditional venue at Timber Village, despite the fact that Timber Village was burned to the ground during the town’s recent devastating fires.

The Knysna Timber Initiative - the organisers of the event - see this year’s Festival as an important milestone during which members of the industry can meet and help one another in restarting and re-growing the Garden Route’s hard-hit timber economy.

Article written by: Martin Hatchuel CPRP

Knysna timber festival wood mizer

Wood- Mizer is multi-national sawmilling equipment manufacturer with its global headquarters situated in the USA and Europe.

Since the corporation’s start in 1982, Wood-Mizer has grown to be the global market leader in portable and stationary sawmilling.

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FRIDAY 29th SEPTEMBER


09h30 - 10h00: The Living Heritage of Knysna DVD (30 min DVD)
14h30 - 15h15: Making use of wood waste (Pam Booth)
15h15 - 16h00: The Art of the Indigenous tree (Dalena Wolmarans)

 

SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER

 

09h30 - 10h00: "The Living Heritage of Knysna" 30 min DVD (30 min DVD)
10h00 - 11h00: Discover the wonderworld of Tjhoko paint (Anita Jordaan)
11h00 - 12h00: NewCarbon Innovative Solutions to process biomass into biocarbon and energy (Marius ven der Merwe)

 

SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER

 

09h30 - 10h00: "The Living Heritage of Knysna" 30 min DVD (30 min DVD)
10h00 - 11h00: Discover the wonderworld of Tjhoko paint (Anita Jordaan)

 

Wood turning and demonstrations

TURF & TREES

Outdoor power products including chainsaws mill and chainsaw carving (all day)

EZIGRO KARATARA NURSERY

Demonstration a tree bicycle that’s used for climbing trees

WOODDOC

“Kids’ building your own planter box, and decorating it with gel stains by Wooddoc - Food for wood

KNYSNA HONORARY RANGERS

An enchanted Knysna Forest display with bird & animal sounds (all day)

TOOL TIME

Build your own Candy Dispenser, Picture Frame or Tool Box (all day)

DJ

Mr G jamming & Southern Sons ..unplugged acoustic folk and rock band performing in the food court, and a beer garden.




The Knysna Timber Festival is proud to be associated with the following supportive organisations.

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FESTIVAL ENQUIRIES & EXHIBITION SPACE

Picca de Bruin
T. +27 (0)82 571 2462
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EXHIBITION SPACE & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Knysna Timber Initiative
T. +27 (0)82 417 2503
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ACCOMMODATION & TOURISM

Knysna Tourism
T. +27 (0)44 382 5510
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