“THINK GREEN – THINK KNYSNA”
“To pursue knowledge and practices that can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations.”
Knysnawoodworkers is proud to be hosting the 2013 Knysna Woodworkers Festival to be held in Knysna from Tuesday 24 – Sunday 29 September 2013.
It is with great excitement that we are planning the 2013 Knysna Woodworkers
Festival which is to take place from Tuesday 24 – Sunday 29 September 2013which we hope to exceed all expectations to both participants and visitors alike, particularly with the huge support of Trademax as our official media sponsors, as well as with the unfailing support of Knysna Tourism.
The purpose of the Knysna Woodworkers Festival is to reignite the early pioneering spirit
and the love for timber. We wish to create more awareness of South Africa’s timber industry, giving an insight into the wealth and beauty of this material. Our timber and furniture had been a primary source of income, industry and life for so many and the Knysna Woodworkers Festivalcelebrates the woodworking industry both past and present.
WE WELCOME YOU TO THE BIGGER AND BETTER 2013 KNYSNA WOODWORKERS FESTIVAL, WHICH WILL INCLUDE:
- UNDERCOVER EXHIBITION HALLS
- WOODEN BOAT EXHIBITION
- WOODWORKING COURSES
- TALKS ON A NUMBER OF TIMBER- AND FOREST RELATED SUBJECTS
- WOODEN ART COMPETITION FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS
- EXHIBITION OF WOOD ART FROM OUR FINEST ARTISTS, WOODTURNERS & CARVERS
- TRAINING INITIATIVES
- WOODCUTTERS MUSEUM
- TIMBER GAMES & COMPETITIONS
- CHESS AND DRAUGHTS IN THE PARK
- INDIGENOUS WOOD AUCTION
- BEER & WINE GARDEN
- LIVE MUSIC FROM OUR LOCAL MUSICIANS
- KIDBUDDIE PLAYGROUND
- and so much more …
The aim of the Knysna Woodworkers Festival is to expose all suppliers, producers,manufacturers and crafters within the timber industry to a whole new client base and to benefit from the commercial trade which will be generated within the timber industry.
FOR A TRULY UNIQUE WOOD EXPERIENCE – THE KNYSNA WOODWORKING FESTIVAL IS NOT TO BE MISSED!
We are calling all interested wood workers, woodworking clubs and associations throughout South Africa as well as any affiliated industry to exhibit in this special event.
The only criterion for participation in the festival: all things related to wood!
The sectors to be incorporated - Arts & Crafts / Furniture Manufacturing / Timber Merchants / Timber Frame Building / Timber Treatment and Preservation / Paint, coatings & protective sealants / Forestry and Sawmilling / Woodworking Machinery (industrial and DIY) / Power Tools / Fastening Systems / Handles, hinges & accessories / DYI / Training & Education / and any other application utilizing timber.
There has been overwhelming interest in this Festival and huge crowds areanticipated, so early registration is essential. So to book your exhibition space or just for general information, please contact us via email with your details and we will get back to you. Or contact Johan on 073 394 0057 directly.
Venue: Welbedacht Lane, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
Date: Tuesday 24th – Sunday 29th September 2013
Times: 9 am to 5 pm daily