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WFC Practical Training Workshop with Inha University

Tae Hwang

By Tae Hwang

Program Manager / Market Development & Market Access, Canada Wood Korea

August 13, 2015

Students cutting members to lengths

Students cutting members to lengths

Seven days of the Annual WFC Practical Training Workshop, subtitled as CAN-KOR Wood Festival 2015, is underway in collaboration with Inha University, Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Canada Wood.

Lectures for Inha architecture students

Lectures for Inha architecture students

This year’s workshop, consists of 2 days of classroom training and 5 days of practical training, has started with lectures introducing wood as a building material and its benefits, wood architecture and wood frame construction on May 22 and 29. And the first 2 days of practical training were conducted on May 30 and 31, marking, cutting, notching and drilling each

Group photo taken after the first day of practical training on May 29

Group photo taken after the first day of practical training on May 29

members of the deck structure designed by students for pressure treatment.

Treated SPF member will be assembled during 4 days from June 26 to 29 at Pine Tree Home, an orphanage located in Incheon city chosen by students to provide better environment for children. Inha University’s architecture students have built a deck structure last year as part of voluntary work or what they call “Talent Donation” program for the socially disadvantaged and want to similar project every year.

The Embassy of Canada to Korea is sponsoring this workshop and Dr. Mark Evered, the President of UFV, delivered a special speech for students on May 29 during his visit to Inha University.