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Cadmus 2016 The Tree of Life

The first of its kind in Western Canada, Lignum Vitae 2016 gave Calgarians an opportunity to experience and purchase a showcase of fine woodworking. From furniture to carvings and musical instruments, this exhibition and fundraising auction highlighted the work of skilled craftspeople across North America — from seasoned professionals to the best young talent.

The event featured work from several students in SAIT's School of Construction, known for providing world class training for in woodworking.

What is Lignum Vitae?

A Latin term that translates to "tree of life." Lignum Vitae trees grow in tropical regions of the Americas.

Awards Ceremony and Fundraising Auction

Proceeds of the fundraising auction were split between the builders and a scholarship fund was established to support woodworking education.