14 September 2021

Trees and the nature of wood

Location: Online
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Organiser: TRADA
Venue:

The second session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Trees and the nature of wood’.

 

It will be presented by Phil O’Leary, Technical Manager, at BM TRADA, and covers: 

 

  • What is a tree and how do its growth strategies affect its properties?
  • Basic cell structure.
  • Nomenclature and classification.
  • What is in a name? E.g. Softwood, hardwood, evergreen, trade name, commercial name, local name.
  • Timber species – common commercial and not so common.
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