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Allendale’s Repurposed Wood Vocational Program

Allendale Woodshop Instructor, Rob Serdar, and his students were excited to partner with Jeff Clark, of Old School Timber Works in Libertyville, to transform several fallen white oak trees from our Lake Villa campus into timeless handcrafted furniture.

“Over a billion board feet of quality urban hardwood is wasted every year in the U.S.,” notes Clark. “These kids were part of a sustainable process in which they created beautiful white oak lumber, saving and repurposing a worthy asset—maybe that’s a life lesson that goes beyond milling lumber?”

Read the full article and current happenings in the Winter/Spring 2020 edition of the Allendale PRESS here!