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The Local Tree Project - A Visit To Our Local Sawmills With Roger&Sons

by Roger&Sons
7 May • 10:00am • Sungei Kadut
7 May • 11:00am • Sungei Kadut
7 May • 01:00pm • Sungei Kadut
7 May • 02:00pm • Sungei Kadut

Discover what goes on behind the scenes of how local timber is turned from trees felled from urban development in Singapore at our sawmills.

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The Local Tree Project - A Visit to Our Local Sawmills with Roger&Sons
Dates & Time:
Sat, 7 May | 10am to 11am
Sat, 7 May | 11am to 12pm
Sat, 7 May | 1pm to 2pm
Sat, 7 May | 2pm to 3pm

Meeting Point: Kranji MRT
Free 2-way shuttle bus is provided. Please arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes prior for registration. Parking is not available at the programme venue. 

Fee: $10 per pax
Registration: https://peatix.com/event/3225680/

Currently, there are multiple sawmills in Singapore with massive stockpiles of abandoned logs. These stockpiles are the result of felling trees for urban development. Due to a lack of infrastructure to process the logs into usable forms, and a preference for importing wood, these logs are simply left to rot. Join us on an eye-opening tour as we discover what goes on behind the scenes—the process that goes behind turning these trees into materials for local carpenters, the history of the sawmills and their future.

This tour is part of The Local Tree Project, an initiative started in 2019 by Roger&Sons that salvages trees that have been felled for urban development. It rehabilitates these abandoned logs by turning them into durable, future-proof objects and furniture.

Roger&Sons

Roger&Sons is a team of ethical makers and mavericks who craft fine furniture and thoughtful objects. Our work is driven by inquiry, and spans disciplines: furniture, industrial, and product design, as well as woodworking.

Our team also spearheads The Local Tree Project—an initiative started in 2019 that salvages trees that have been felled for urban development. It rehabilitates these abandoned logs by turning them into durable, future-proof objects and furniture.

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