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- Australian Agroforestry Foundation

COURSE: Grow your own furniture POSTPONED

2 Day Course

The Autumn course has been postponed till Spring 2017. Please check back in July for dates

Day 1: Timber species and Silviculture

- Introductory presentation on wood quality

- Full tour of the Bambra Agroforestry Farm to inspect wide range of native and exotic timber species

- Practical tree measurement exercise using the Master TreeGrower diameter tape

- Classroom presentation on pruning and thinning for timber production

- Practical demonstration of pruning and thinning methods and tools for a range timber species

Day 2: Small scale timber harvesting, sawmilling and drying

- Demonstration of selective harvesting using chainsaw and tractor PTO-driven logging winch (Tajfun 5T)

- Classroom presentation on small scale sawmilling including quartersawing and backsawing patterns

- Demonstration of small-scale sawmilling on a portable bandsaw mill (Norwood Lumbermate)

- Presentation on timber seasoning: observation of air-drying and solar kiln drying (Solarkiln MiniPro)

- Opportunity to discuss your needs and interests

Once you buy your ticket/s (below):

- you will immediately be issued with a receipt of purchase . This is your entry ticket please bring with you.

- directions and information will be emailed direct to you by your host.

Price $400.00

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@ AU$ [inc GST]