Two Workshops Announced for 2019 by NC State University

THE 50TH ANNUAL HARDWOOD DRY KILN OPERATOR’S SHORT COURSE  
Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
May 14 – 17, 2019
NC State University
Raleigh, NC

This short course will provide practical knowledge about how lumber is effectively kiln dried and scientific background on related wood properties and processes.  It will have value for the beginner as well as experienced kiln operators and with supervisors, sales, and marketing personnel.  Instruction, by university faculty and industry experts, will be both in the classroom and through hands-on lab exercises using our 1000 BF steam heated dry kiln. For program details contact Phil Mitchell at phil_mitchell@ncsu.edu or call (919) 515 5581.   Registration and more details are available here.

 

NHLA HARDWOOD LUMBER GRADING WORKSHOP at NC State University (cancelled)

Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
June 4 – 6, 2019
NC State University
Raleigh, NC

This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edger operators, sales and office staff, as well as management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. This course is designed as an introduction and a refresher course of the NHLA Rules. The course will cover the fundamental of hardwood lumber inspection and will give the attendees the opportunity for hands-on application of the rules.  Contact Phil Mitchell for more information:  (919) 515-5581 or phil_mitchell@ncsu.edu or go to the web page.