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MAY 2020 / No. 59

The massive white oak that once stood guard over the cemetery next to the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church was no ordinary tree. It died in 2017 at the ripe old age of 619.

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Wisconsin Urban Wood (WUW) and the City of Marshfield have joined efforts in a “Use Agreement” that serves as the conduit between the city’s logs and WUW’s sawmill and woodworker partners in the area.

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Taylor Guitar Uses Urban Ash for Tonewood

Taylor Guitars of El Cajon, CA, has launched its Urban Wood initiative by incorporating ash milled from community trees as the backs and sides of its new Builders Edition 324ce guitar.

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Urban Wood Rescue boasts that it has diverted approximately 200,000 board feet of lumber from the landfill. The lumber was milled from trees removed at the end of their lifespan in Sacramento.

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Rich Christianson, Editor & Publisher

info@illinoisurbanwood.org
IllinoisUrbanWood.org

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