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SmallWood '98

Profit Opportunities in Value-Added Wood Products, Featuring Innovative Uses of Small Timber: A Conference and Exposition

SmallWood '98 was held October 14-17, 1998, in Lewiston, Idaho. Although the conference is over, the value of the information lives on! The pages linked below contain the most complete record of the presentations and information.


Goals and Objectives

Mobile Workshops

Presentation Summaries



Conference Video



Exhibitor Information

Baker Products

Contact: Samantha

POB 128

Ellington, MO 63638

Phone: (523) 663-7711

FAX: (523) 663-2787


Dave's Welding & Fabrication

Contact: Robert J. (Bob) Mast

545 Elijah Drive

Libby, MT 59923

Phone & FAX: (406) 293-9616

Dave's Welding & Fabrication is a small business of general welding, but specializing in the fabrication and assembly of their own bandsaw mill called the "Timber Grizz." This basic model does a log up to 24 inches in diameter and up to 16 feet in length. Options available are trailers and power, also to custom build to the customer's specs.

ELWd Systems

Contact: Ken Chisholm, Technical Sales

1911 S.W. Campus Dr., #545

Federal Way, WA 98023-6441

Phone: (253) 838-4759

FAX: (253) 815-9900


ELWd systems division of Silverbrook Limited is a developer and marketer of engineered materials for environmental restoration and habitat enhancement projects.

Intermountain Roundwood Associates

Contacts: Jody Parker, President

Sue Falk, Treasurer

P.O. Box 805

Seeley Lake, MT 59868

(406) 777-5434 or (605) 269-2233

FAX: (406) 777-5434


Central Idaho Woodnet

Contact: Malcolm Dell

POB 709

Orofino, ID 83544


Fax: 208-476-4860


North Idaho Woodnet

Contact: Kay Small, Coordinator

P.O. Box 1808

Priest River, ID 83856

(208) 448-0118

FAX: (508) 448-0118


Montana Manufacturing, Inc.

Contact: Harold Bouma

P.O. Box 106

Choteau, MT 59422-0106

Phone: (406) 446-2140 FAX: Call first


Montana Manufacturing specializes in custom-built round wood processing equipment. They design and manufacture machines to make precision dowels, rails, posts, tree stakes, furniture dowels, etc. from 2 to 8 inches in diameter. The company makes automatic post pointers, end dowelers, and tenon heads.

Nez Perce Tribal Forestry

Contact: Dave Bubser, Timber Sale Forester

P.O. Box 365

Lapwai, ID 83540

Phone: (208) 843-7328 FAX: (208) 843-7329


Pacific Rim RC&D: Sustainable Resources Forum

Contact: Josh Waldo, Event Coordinator

(206) 224-4340


Tim, King, Coordinator at Upper Columbia RC&D

(509) 353-2187

The 1999 Pacific Rim Sustainable Resources Forum will be held, July 15—16, 1999, at the Renaissance Madison Hotel and Conference Facility in Seattle, Washington, USA. The event is sponsored in part by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the U.S. Forest Service, Olympic National Forest.

The 1999 Pacific Rim Sustainable Resources Forum is an environmentally sustainable product—policy forum and matchmaking event presented by the Pacific Rim Regional RC&D Association. The Forum highlights best methods of operations and available public and private resources for value-added farm, forestry, and fisheries agricultural production and product development. The forum will increase the knowledge of best methods of operating; match a number of buyers and sellers, facilitate national policy recommendations, and produce an online resource guide for participants of the forum.

The forum will feature one-on-one technical assistance, matchmaking, and market assessments, a formal evening reception, feature project displays and demonstrations, a technical seminar series including a discussion on (1) sustainable communities and (2) commercialization, policy workshops/breakout sessions, and a festive gala, showcasing environmentally sustainable-product doorprizes, food, and beverages. There will also be access to potential funding sources throughout the forum.

The audience at the Pacific Rim Sustainable Resources Forum will consist of RC&D members and delegations; project managers; business community members; Native American, Alaskan, and Pacific Islander representatives; public and private landowners; value-added farm, forestry, and fisheries practitioners; public farmers' markets; cooperatives; wholesalers; suppliers; packaging specialists; shippers/distributors; port officials; regulatory agencies; policymakers; financing and marketing experts; and a select group of international delegations.

For more information on the Pacific Rim Sustainable Resources Forum, call Josh Waldo, Event Coordinator at (206) 224-4340 or Tim King, Coordinator at Upper Columbia RC&D, at (509) 353-2187.

SAWQUIP International LTD.

Contact: Luis F. Antezana, Western Region USA Manager

West Coast USA Region Office

7626 - 79th Ave. S.E.

Mercer Island, WA 98040

Phone: (206) 236-2628

FAX: (206) 232-4598

Cellular: (206) 601-1068

SAWQUIP International is a Quebec, Canada, specialized manufacturer of high-speed log breakdown and curve sawing machinery and systems. Sawquip offers a single-stage curve canting and curve gang sawing system for very small logs down to 3 foot and a two-stage log beakdown and curve sawing system for logs up to 20 inches. Since September 1998, Crown Pacific Corp. has a new Dimension Sawquip sawmill in Bonners Ferry, ID, and a stud sawmill in Port Angeles, WA, in operation. Both will produce 100 million MBF of lumber per year out of logs from 4 to 14 inches.

Scandinavian Forestry Tech

Contact: Anders or Debra Rosenlund, owners

PO Box 427

Kingston, ID 83839

Phone: (208) 682-2002

FAX: (208) 682-2710


Scandinavian Forestry Tech is a retailer/distributor of small-scale logging, pruning, and reforestation tools, importer of Silky hand and pole saws, planting tools, and seedling containers. They also handle felling levers, chainsaw protective clothing, tractors, small-log debarker/post maker, skidding winches, self-loading forwarding-trailers, cut-to-length processor-delimbers, and all-terrain vehicle forwarding trailers.

University of Idaho - College of Forestry, Wildlife & Range Sciences

Contact: Diane Holick or Tom Gorman

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho 83844-1132

Upper Columbia & Panhandle Lakes RC&D

N. 1101 Argonne, Suite 215

Spokane, WA 99212

Phone: (509) 353-2187 FAX: (509) 353-2311


Wallowa Resources (Information page)

Contact: Diane Shetler

P.O. Box 274, Enterprise, OR 97828

(541) 426-8053

Fax: (541) 426-9053


Western Sawyer Sawmills L.L.C.

Contact: Nick Wyndham

11837 Water Tank Rd.

Burlington, WA 98233

Phone: (360) 757-7850

FAX: (360) 757-7849

Wood-Mizer Products, Inc.

Contact: Earl Koch, Branch Manager

Western Branch Office

24505 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Wood Village, OR 97060

(503) 661-1939 (503) 667-2961


Worldwide Headquarters: Indianapolis, IN (800) 553-0182

Wood-Mizer Products, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of portable sawmill equipment, and has been manufacturing band sawmills and accessories since 1981.

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