Tree to Table

February 1, 8:00am - 9:30am CST. Hosted at Berdoll Sawmill

About this FieldTrip

Feel like a walk through the woods is just the thing? Join us at Berdoll Sawmill for a behind-the-scenes look into processing reclaimed, native Texas hardwood logs into large, natural edge slabs and furniture grade lumber.

We’ll get a private tour that will include a visit to the log yard where reclaimed Texas pecan, mesquite, and walnut logs are waiting to be milled on one of Berdoll’s three sawmills. We’ll also get a front seat to watch the milling of a large log and learn about the meticulous process of properly drying hardwoods. The tour’s final stop will be the showroom and woodshop, where 20-foot-long slabs are transformed and finished into beautiful tables and custom furniture projects. FieldTrippers will experience the entire tree to table process, and learn more about this Texas-born family business.

If you were at our Fortlandia FieldTrip at The Wildflower Center last Fall, Berdoll Sawmill was one of the fort architects. Come meet the maker behind the installation!

This field trip will be primarily outdoors, so closed-toed shoes are recommended.

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