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Featuring stories about woodworkers, artisans, craftspeople and more!

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Calling all Wood Artisans - Entries now open for the 2024 Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize!
Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council, the Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize invites woodworkers and artisans from across Australia to enter this prestigious woodworking competition with a conscience.  Finalist...
Set for our biggest exhibition yet!
The Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize is a prestigious national woodworking competition with a conscience and forms the feature exhibition at the Maleny Wood Expo each year. After three years of being cancelled...
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William Bayliss 3 years on from winning the Wootha Prize
After three years of cancellation, we are thrilled that William Bayliss, the 2019 winner of the Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize will be joining the judging panel to judge our 2023 winners.
Guy Breay - The Stiks
Header image: “Phoenix” Guy Breay is an inspiring artist specialising in timber sculptures based in the Western Downs region of Queensland. And his life has been just as beautiful and interesting as...
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Bruce Gilchrist Fine Woodwork
Bruce Gilchrist began his woodworking journey over 62 years ago in Victoria, Australia. Starting an apprenticeship in carpentry and joinery, Bruce developed his passion for working with wood which has...