Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course

This course will cover and explain the NHLA hardwood lumber grades and will offer hands-on grading of hardwood lumber.
Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course - Workshops
Language: English
$400.00

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Description

When: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)

Where: Livestock Evaluation Center
1494 W Pine Grove Rd.
PA Furnace, Pennsylvania 16865

registration deadline: September 26, 2018
11:59 p.m.

The Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course is designed to benefit anyone involved in the lumber industry who needs a basic understanding of hardwood lumber grades.

What to Bring

Participants are asked to bring a tape measure.

Who is this for?
  • Graders & sawyers
  • Those who edge or end trim lumber
  • Lumber buyers and rough-mill managers
  • Sales representatives
What will you learn?
  • NHLA hardwood lumber grades
  • Hands-on grading of hardwood lumber

Agenda

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Thursday, October 4, 2018

08:30 am Registration

09:00 am Steps in Grading Lumber: General Grading Instructions

10:15 am Break

10:30 am Surface Measure & Using a Lumber Rule

11:30 am Learning Grade Specifications

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

01:00 pm Basic Math Necessary to Hardwood Lumber Grading & Practice

03:00 pm Break

03:15 pm Basic Grading of Hardwood Lumber: Focus on a Single Board

08:30 am Instruction & Hands-on Practice

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

01:00 pm Instruction & Hands-on Practice

08:30 am Instruction & Hands-on Practice

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

01:00 pm Instruction & Hands-on Practice

Instructors

Forest Resources Wood Products Kiln Drying Lumber

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