18-21 September 2020 in Stockholm Woodworking Tools & Techniques - Past, Present & Future

Malmstens Alumni would like to invite you to a symposium on Woodworking Tools & Techniques – Past, Present & Future, in collaboration with Skokloster Castle and Malmstens Linköping University.

The symposium aims to bring together a diverse group of professionals with the common denominator wood, including art historians, cabinet makers, conservators, designers and artisans. The ambition is to cover historical, theoretical, technical and design-related aspects. What can we learn from old tools? How do woodworking techniques influence design? What are the tools and techniques of the future?

The symposium includes two days lectures and two days excursions including Skokloster Castle and Malmstens Linköping University. Updated information will be posted at

Contributions can be either oral presentations, posters or demonstrations.

Oral presentations should not exceed 20 minutes.

To submit a proposal please email the following information to :

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Descriptive title
  • Abstract (max 250 words)
  • Short biography (written in essay format)


Deadline for submissions is the 1st of February 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact the editorial team, Ulf Brunne and Elise Andersson at


Please share this information with your wood loving colleagues and friends.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Stockholm September 2020!