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Subject: Workshop on identifying wood

Workshop on identifying wood

From: Rian M.H. Deurenberg <r.deurenberg<-a>
Date: Monday, September 15, 2014

Wood Identification
Yale University Art Gallery Furniture Study
October 18-19, 2014

Offered by Fallon and Wilkinson, LLC

This two-day hands-on workshop is designed specifically for
curators, collectors, antique dealers, appraisers, and woodworkers.
The goal of this workshop is to familiarize the student with the
physical properties of wood and recognize species specific

On Saturday, basic wood anatomy will be introduced, including grain,
figure, fundamental differences between softwoods and hardwoods, and
more.  The student will learn to identify common hardwoods that are

used in antique furniture using a 10x loupe.

On Sunday, the class will be held at the Yale University Furniture

Students will get a rare opportunity not only to see one of the
finest collections of American furniture, but also to identify woods
used in a selection of great objects in a one-day intensive and
hands-on inspection.

No experience is necessary.  Class fee of $395.00 includes a
hardwood sample kit, 10x loupe, book (Identifying Wood) and Saturday
lunch.  Class size is limited to 15 students.

This class is filling quickly, so sign up soon.

The class will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9am-4pm at
our furniture conservation studio on 32 Bushnell Hollow Rd in
Baltic, CT.

The class on Sunday, October 19, 2014 will be held from 11am-4pm at
the Yale University Art Gallery Furniture Study, New Haven, CT.

For information and registration:


    info<-a t->fallonwilkinson< . >com

Rian M.H. Deurenberg-Wilkinson
AIC Professional Associate, WAG E-editor
Fallon and Wilkinson, LLC
32 Bushnell Hollow Rd
Baltic CT 06330
Fax: 860-822-1350

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