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Max Woody at work in his chair shop, McDowell County, North Carolina

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Max Woody has been making chairs in his shop for 62 years (2011) in McDowell County, North Carolina. He saved money as a teenager working in his grandfather's shop to buy his own equipment. His chair making skills have been noted as far abroad as China. Max welcomes visitors to his shop and has been hosting Outward Bound groups for years. Meeting a wide variety of people has been one of the highlights for Max.
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Russ Taylor
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Appalachia and the American South
Max Woody has been making chairs in his shop for 62 years (2011) in McDowell County, North Carolina.  He saved money as a teenager working in his grandfather's shop to buy his own equipment.  His chair making skills have been noted as far abroad as China.  Max welcomes visitors to his shop and has been hosting Outward Bound groups for years.  Meeting a wide variety of people has been one of the highlights for Max.