urban lumber

Woodworker moves to Birmingham to build beehives

Birmingham native Cliff Spencer is closing his Los Angeles woodshop and moving it east. Besides beehives -which Spencer has been developing for some time -  Spencer’s new company Alasaw will manufacture custom handmade items, including furniture and cabinetry. Alasaw will be developing a line of particular pieces of furniture and small household items that describes as “rough and primitive style in nature.” In the next couple of years, Spencer will roll out AlabamaSawyer, a line of more “refined” furniture, which will be marketed to a regional and national audience.

Urban Forest 'Full Circle' Conference Event March 18, 2016 Chicago

Developing and sustaining an urban wood marketplace will be explored at “Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle,” a conference and table top exhibition scheduled for Friday, March 18, 2016 at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL near Chicago. Sessions on using trees felled by the emerald ash borer and other