TimberWorks: From Forest to Finished Building

Date: Friday 22nd of March, 2019
Time: All day
Location: Salisbury

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.

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