2023 Conference Session: Let the Crane Take the Strain

Let the Crane Take the Strain
Steve Lawrence

As a conservator of traditional wood buildings and other artifacts, from Windsor Castle in the UK to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Steve Lawrence has specified, designed, and implemented the conservation and rehabilitation of hundreds of historic buildings and artifacts. In this session, attendees will learn about a broad range of skills and techniques necessary to enhance the safety and productivity of you or your crew when working with cranes.

About the Speaker: Steve Lawrence
I have been timber framing since 1990 with Carpenter Oak and Woodland Co. in the UK. Moving to Canada in 2005, I founded and operated Macdonald & Lawrence Timber Framing. I now work freelance as a part-time contractor, consultant, and project manager and am based on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. I joined the Guild in the late 90s and have been a member ever since and a semi-regular Community Building Projects participant. I was a director of the Guild from 2015 to 2022, mostly as treasurer, and am now proud to be Community Building Projects Program Director and running the Community Building Program with the help of many others.

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