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2024 Urban Wood Drying Workshop

Deadwood revival design, North Carolina State University Wood Products Extension, & the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo have partnered under a Calfire Community and Urban Forestry grant to conduct a series of urban wood drying workshops.

Proper drying is key to processing freshly milled boards & slabs into valuable, high quality, marketable products. this workshop will provide you with the knowledge to better control
drying in your urban wood operation & resources to develop a strategy & implement best practices.

Lectures by NC State’s: Frederik Laleicke & Deadwood Revival Design’s: Daniel Torres

The workshop includes lectures, hands-on activities & lab:

  • Urban wood philosophy & business culture
  •  Introduction to wood ID
  •  Wood & moisture
  •  Urban wood kilns
  •  Measuring & monitoring moisture
  •  Urban wood drying quality
  •  Resources, literature & training

Moisture content tracking & monitoring round table discussion.
What are your best practices? What works well for others?

Price: $350 per person

March 11th – 13th, 2024

Location: Deadwood Revival Design
2732 Danely Court #Suite 101

Paso Robles, CA 93446

For questions contact: Frederik Laleicke (

Download Flyer: drying course flyer

Registration: Here