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Illinois Sawmill Directories Updated

The Forestry Division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources recently released a pair of newly updated sawmill directories, one featuring custom sawyers and the other dedicated to stationary sawmilling operations. Read more >>

Diverse Audience Unites at Urban Wood Event


Arborists, foresters, sawyers, architects, woodworkers and other professionals came together at the Bringing the Urban Wood Full Circle Conference to learn and share ideas for propelling the urban wood market.

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Hardwood Workshop Covers Logs to Lumber

Attaining the most value from hardwood logs, including those harvested from the urban forest, was the running theme of the Hardwood Lumber & Sawmill Workshop held Thursday, March 17 at the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, IL.

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Urban Wood Products Showcase Winners Strut Their Stuff


Among the many highlights of the Bringing the Urban Wood Full Circle Conference held March 18 at Hamburger University in Oak Brook was the Urban Wood Products Showcase. The showcase shined a bright spotlight on the design creativity of the entries that ranged from tables and wall hangings to a bell stand and soccer ball all crafted from urban wood.

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Icon Modern's Urban Wood Story Told on Chicago's WBBM Radio

Icon Modern, a company that has staked its business model and growth on repurposing wood reclaimed from the urban forest for its custom furniture designs was recently the subject of a news feature on WBBM radio Chicago. WBBM reporter Lisa Fields interviewed Rocky Levy, co-owner of Icon Modern for the profile.

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