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Southeast Regional meeting at Lake Yale, Florida 12-16 February 2024

Message from Don Smith: The 2024 winter meeting is soon approaching 3 months from now, however our contract … Read more

Are you interested in learning more about the International Wood Collectors Society?

Click here to read a recent public version of the IWCS World of Wood, our bi-monthly journal publication. … Read more

Message from Patti, the Secretary Treasurer

We are enhancing the website by allowing you to create your own personal account, which will allow you … Read more

An introduction to the Australasian Regional Trustee 2023-26, John Tillack IWCS 10303

Born and bred in country Victoria, a southern state of Australia, I didn’t know there was a world … Read more

Pen turners/demonstrators needed

I received this request from the Woodworking Show Floor Manager. If you are interested, check the Woodworking Show … Read more

Final tally from the Shocco Springs meeting

Silent auction                    $1,205.00 Craft auction          … Read more

Chris Cook, Great Lakes Trustee

Chris Cook is a native of Illinois and now lives in Michigan. He earned degrees (BA, MS) from … Read more

World of Wood 76-5 Sep/Oct 2023 now available in the digital archive

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World of Wood July/August 2023, edition 76-4 now available

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Gateway Group Regional Meeting

by Violet Oman Many thanks to Garry and Shelly Roux for hosting what has turned out to be … Read more

World of Wood May/June 2023 Volume 76-3

The World of Wood Volume 76-3 is now available in the Members Journal Archive

World of Wood March/April 2023

The March/April World of Wood is now available in the Journal Archive. The paper edition was printed on … Read more

Two sets of Woods of the World Samples

I have two sets of Woods of the World Samples I would like to sell. They were produced … Read more

AUSTRALASIAN MEETING – Hahndorf South Australia, Monday 16th to Friday 20th October 2023

Conference registration fee A$ 495 per person. Please note – Registration Fee does not include breakfasts. It also … Read more

Message from our editor

I am happy to report that WoW76-1 is in production at the printer. WoW76-1 has come together without … Read more

NEW wood specimen kits from Gary Green’s personal offerings

Over the years I’ve been asked if I could just make up a set of samples. I hesitated … Read more

Lake Yale Southeast Winter Woodfest 2023

Meeting summary by Rick Long           It was another great year at Lake Yale, 30th to be exact. We … Read more

IWCS Annual Meeting September 25-29, 2023 (Monday – Friday) Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center, Talladega, Alabama

Host and Program: Rick & Rhonda Long 812-327-9565 Click here for Registration form Registration Questions: Rick & Rhonda … Read more

Member Index and Member Addresses

President-elect John Lyons provided a 2023 short form member index by country (3 pages) and the full member … Read more

Specimens available

Hi Fellow Wood Specimen Collectors,It’s that time again – making a public announcement of my latest list so … Read more