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THE WOOD AT WAR

ASTRAGAL

It may be 60 years since the end of the Second World War, but that is as nothing in the life of a tree. Furniture maker Luke Hughes made this point during a talk at the RIBA last week.

Hughes has been having some trouble with trees - specifically, some being felled that witnessed Ukraine's intense Battle of Kursk. Despite investment in the most modern saws, the Polish mills that process the timber are suffering constant shutdowns due to shrapnel embedded in the wood.

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