You are invited to update your timber species and specification knowledge by specialist timber merchants, East Brothers. Taking you from forest to sawmill, you will see how designs are translated into timber sections for low-carbon buildings, using 130+ years' of expertise. From locally grown Larch, Douglas Fir and Oak to responsibly-sourced foreign hardwoods, find out more about designing with, and specifying, wood.
Event will include:
Visit to local forest and felling site to see species being grown and harvested
Local pub lunch provided
Tour of sawmill including following a log through the process: from selection and de-barking to the 'saw shop', plus cutting and planing
The essentials of Strength Grading
Responsible sourcing upda te
Introduction to TTF
TimberWorks case studies
Places are limited: booking is essential.