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An Introduction to Wood - Free session at The Foundry

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The Foundry

298 Northampton Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

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An Introduction to Wood and working in The Foundry's Woodshop

This session will ground your understanding of how wood is processed, what qualities of wood are most desirable for particular projects, and how to safely start those new projects. You will learn about the characteristics of wood and how to identify different qualities of wood including grain, hardness, figure, durability - all the properties to keep in mind when purchasing wood.

No tools are used in this free session designed to introduce you to The Foundry's programs

Skills/Topics Covered:

  • distinguishing between different wood types & recognizing their properties
  • Selecting the right wood for specific projects
  • Reading project plans

This session is led by Jim Lamp, a fine wood craftsman who teaches many of our woodworking classes at The Foundry.

Learn more about The Foundry and its mission at http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/about

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298 Northampton Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

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