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G-8 Summit Table

When President George Bush and seven of the world's most powerful leaders meet for a three-day conference in Sea Island. Some of their most important discussions will be held at a table created by obstetrician and amateur woodworker Carl Dohn of Brunswick. Dr. Dohn created the summit table of antique heart pine, cut from huge beams collected by Sea Island Company Chairman & CEO Bill Jones III.

Carl Dohn would have been the sixth generation in a family of German woodworkers in Macon. But instead of taking over Macon Cabinet Works, the family business, he chose to attend medical school. Woodworking is a hobby and Dr. Dohn used his collection of antique hand-tools to shape the top of the conference table, which will be moved to the Sea Island Company after the conference.

Segment Producer/writer: Hamilton Northcutt

Videographer: Mitch Zastrow

Editor: Charlene Fisk