Tag: urban wood

The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020

Webinar #1: The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020 The Urban Wood Network will present its vision to bring together urban wood industry members to inform, collaborate and connect to build community, business, and consumer confidence in the industry.  Don Peterson, Executive Director of the Urban Wood Network will share recently established…

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How to accidentally turn a DIY project into a full-time wood business. Featuring: Rescued Oregon Timber

Erich of Rescued Oregon Timber hadn’t planned on purchasing a sawmill, opening two woodshops, and becoming the founder of a company that provides bar and tabletops to local breweries, nor had he planned on convincing his friends Rob and Scott to join him in this adventure. But after purchasing a cedar slab for a porch…

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Webinar: Urban Lumber Standards – April 8, 2020

Webinar #2: Urban Lumber Standards – April 8, 2020 One of the things that keep coming to light in order to take our industry to the next level and rescue more trees is to get urban woods specified by more architects and designers, and therefore sell more products, is the need for industry Standards and…

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Webinar: Urban Lumber Business – May 13, 2020

Webinar #3: Urban Lumber Business – May 13, 2020 Join us as we share proven strategies for scaling up and marketing an urban wood business. Now that we have a new national industry Standard and chain-of-custody certification, we’ll explain how to use them to simplify your business processes, and also walk through some of the…

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Webinar: What to do with the rest of the Tree(s) – June 10, 2020

Webinar #4: What to Do with the Rest of the Tree – June 10, 2020 Taking an urban log and producing some sort of lumber, boards or live edge slabs to create a value-added product is the glamorous side of urban wood utilization, but what do you do with the vast majority of wood that…

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How to spread knowledge of the Urban Wood Network in your community. Featuring: The Good Wood Guys

When a sweet black lab named Josie is the first to greet you as you walk into The Good Wood Guys’s shop, you realize that you’re not in an average wood store.  Then, when you check out the roster of classes teaching sustainable sawmilling and the benefits of Upcycling, you REALLY realize that you’re not…

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USFSUrbanWebinarNotice_Dec2019   This webinar is open to all. We are seeking 1.25 CEU with the International Society of Arboriculture. Check our website for updates and to watch recordings of previous webinars. Contact the Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team at SM.FS.urban@usda.gov with questions, feedback, requests for special accommodations, or speaker suggestions. To receive future…

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Atmospheric Carbon and Carbon Storage in Urban Wood Products

Click on the link below for this Presentation Based on Two Research Projects Conducted by Sam Sherrill and Steve Bratkovich in 2011 and 2018. Atmospheric Carbon and Carbon Storage in Urban Wood Products

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Urban Lumber Winters Makers Market Dec 7th 2019

winter makers market Come support local makers making wooden gifts and furniture out of Urban Salvaged and Reclaimed woods at that Winter Makers Market in Anaheim.  You’ll also get to see a Wood-Mizer LT70 Super fully hydraulic sawmill in action turning salvaged urban city trees into beautiful lumber and slabs. and you’ll be able to…

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Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods

Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods Urban wood professionals have been talking for years about setting Standards for all of North America for Urban Lumber so that we’re all on the same page with processes and nomenclature.  We’ve discussed certification, and even considered and made efforts towards having…

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