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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.
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.
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
Orofino, ID 83544
North Idaho Woodnet
Contact: Kay Small, Coordinator
P.O. Box 1808
Priest River, ID 83856
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
Tim, King, Coordinator at Upper Columbia RC&D
The 1999 Pacific Rim Sustainable Resources Forum will be held,
July 1516, 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 productpolicy 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 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
University of Idaho - College of Forestry, Wildlife & Range
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
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.