Tree to Table: Turning Your Trees Into Usable Lumber

  • Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tree to Table: Turning Your Trees Into Usable Lumber

Saturday, October 30th 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Arnot Forest – Van Etten, NY. Experts will demonstrate and share advice for the process of selecting and harvesting trees, and sawing and caring for “do it yourself” project-ready lumber. The morning will include a demonstration of small-scale logging equipment by Cornell Cooperative Extension foresters, a portable sawmilling mini-clinic by Mike Grover of Saw it Coming (www.sawitcoming.net), and a discussion of post-milling care and use by Ben Hobbs of Stanton Hill Studios (https://www.stantonhillstudios.com) who has 20 years of experience with “tree to table” projects. The workshop will take place rain or shine at Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest; 611 (Schuyler) County Road 13; Van Etten. This event is sponsored by the NY Forest Owners Association with support from Cornell Cooperative Extension, and all are welcome to attend. There will be a $10 fee payable at the door to cover workshop expenses. Sessions will take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather! Hearing protection is recommended for milling session. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by emailing Brett Chedzoy at Schuyler CCE: bjc226@cornell.edu before noon, Wednesday October 27th.


Brett Chedzoy
Senior Resource Educator in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Regional Director for the CCE Master Forest Owner volunteer program, Forest Manager for Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest


Arnot Forest
611 Schuyler County Route 13
Van Etten , NY 14889

Last updated October 12, 2021