Forest Service offers workshop series

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The U.S. Forest Service's Wood Education and Resource Center in Princeton, W.Va., is offering support to woodworking shops through its marketing and educational workshops.

The four-part series begins with “New Technologies for Cabinets, Furniture and Millwork” on June 7, covering rough mills, machining, sanding, software, tooling, finishing and finishing materials, and color matching.

The “Small Sawmill Profitability Workshop” is scheduled for June 14 and will cover ideas that owners can implement to run a successful operation. Demonstrations will focus on sawing, edging and resawing techniques.

The Wood Education and Resource Center is also working on a project to create awareness and support of local manufacturing of U.S.-made wood products by domestic businesses. A leadership conference is scheduled for Aug. 2.

For information, visit www.cnr.ncsu.edu.

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