Recorded Presentations

Wood in the Landscape: Sourcing and Crafting with Care to Last - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 24, 2016 12:00am ‐ Oct 24, 2016 12:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00


The craftsmen and artists who work with wood bring a unique quality to landscape projects by their unmatched knowledge of timber as a medium. This session will present the work and knowledge of three timber specialists, from obtaining material through urban forestry and salvaging to carpentry and finishes for lasting quality.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the ins and outs of landscape architect and carpenter/craftsmen collaboration.
  • Learn how to create designs for furniture and site features that accommodate the unpredictable quality and size of salvage and urban forest material.
  • Appreciate the treatment and schedule requirements to successfully work with salvaged timber.
  • Hear how the narrative of milling site-salvaged wood wins over the client every time.

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