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TreProx course on timber sorting

TreProx course on timber sorting

The last day of the Iceland visit was spent in Þjórsárdalur, an area where the Iceland Forest Services has planted and maintained a forest for almost 80 years. There the participants had practical excercises, under the guidance of Tomas Ivarsson, based on timber...

TreProx workshop on using the timber sorting guide

TreProx workshop on using the timber sorting guide

On Thursday Tomas Ivarsson, one of the editors of the book Commercial Grading of Timber - Grading Rules, gave the theoretical part of his workshop based on the book. The book is really a handbook and participants learned how to use the book as a guide to sorting...

Day three – visit to Mógilsá and Heiðmörk

Day three – visit to Mógilsá and Heiðmörk

After a very nice breakfast at Hvanneyri, the program of day three of the TreProX Icelandic workshop started formally at Mógilsá, the Iceland Forest Services Research Center. The Director of the center, Dr. Edda Sigurdís Oddsdóttir, began the program by telling the...

Day two of the TreProx workshop

Day two of the TreProx workshop

On day two of the TreProX Iceland workshop Bent Jensen from Copenhagen University Forestry School talked about how planting and maintenance of forests directly affects timber quality. He gave quite a few examples of good and bad practices and the discussions that...

TreProx workshop in Iceland

TreProx workshop in Iceland

The Icelandic workshop of the TreProX project started formally on Monday the 11th of October. There are 39 participants in the workshop, from Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.  On the first day there were three lectures in the morning. Dr. Ólafur Eggertsson from the...

Swedish Wood homepage

Swedish Wood homepage

One of our partners in the TreProx project is Swedish Wood. Their homepage is a trove of information about wood and it's uses. All of their publications is free for download from the homepage, a lot of the materials is in Swedish but the homepage also has an English...

First meeting with the participants in the project

First meeting with the participants in the project

The project group has invited people from different fields of the timber industry to participate in a trial run of the materials being produced by the project group. On October 20th 2020 all participants met on Teams to hear all about our project and get an...

The book Grading of Timber

The book Grading of Timber

The book Grading of Timber is now available translated into Icelandic. This translation is a product of our project. This book is originally published by Swedish Wood as a tool for grading timber in saw-mills and other production sites for timber. We hope this book...