October 2019 Meeting – Pacific Rim Tonewoods

Tuesday, October 1st at 7pm
Mount Vernon Christian School
820 W Blackburn Rd, Mt Vernon, WA 98273

Steve McMinn is the founder of Pacific Rim Tonewoods, located near Concrete. PRT is a small specialty mill that produces wooden components for stringed musical instruments. They cut spruces, maple, koa, and walnut, most of which goes to US guitar companies. They are also involved in forestry research for figured big-leaf maple and koa, and are now making forays into torrefaction and sonic testing. Employment is 35.