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Wood Drying Topics => Training / Events => Topic started by: admin on March 03, 2015, 08:55:59 AM

Title: Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber Short Course
Post by: admin on March 03, 2015, 08:55:59 AM
Penn State Extension will be offering a 3-day Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber short course on June 2-4, 2015 at the Livestock Evaluation Center at 1494 West Pine Grove Rd, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA.

This three-day workshop is designed for kiln operator trainees, plant managers, and supervisors who are looking to gain knowledge in the art and science of drying hardwood lumber.  No previous drying experience or training is necessary.

The workshop will include lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises.  Participants will learn about wood-moisture relations, kiln operations, drying schedule preparation, lumber handling and storage, and much more.

The cost is $350 to attend if registered by May 12th.  After May 12th the cost increases to $400.  The cost includes lunches and materials.  You may register online by visiting ( on the web, or by calling Penn State Extension in Forest County at 814-755-3544.  Questions can be directed to Scott Weikert at 814-755-3544 or by email at

Penn State encourages individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.  If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Scott Weikert at 814-755-3544 in advance of your visit.