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Apr 5, 2022

Urban Wood Business Survey

Urban wood products are appealing and sustainable. Products, such as live edge furniture, fireplace mantels, and other wood furnishings have become increasingly popular among designers, builders, and consumers. For existing companies, hobbyists, entrepreneurs, and the semi-retired, urban wood has become a promising and fulfilling business opportunity with relatively low requirements for seed capital. How did… 

Collage of Images - 2022 Urban Wood Drying Workshop - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Feb 26, 2022

2022 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 over the next three years. Proper drying is key to processing freshly milled boards & slabs into valuable,… 

Sep 29, 2021

Fall 2021 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting

The fall 2021 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club meeting will be held jointly with the Allegheny Dry Kiln Club Program Fall Meeting November 10-11 November 10th, Reception ( Sawmill MD, Danfoss and ISK Biocides) November 11th Tours: Speyside Bourbon Cooperage’s stave mill Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Presentations Recent and Historic Trends in Hardwood Markets Prepping lumber for… 

Wood Tree Bark - Urban Wood Drying Curriculum - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Mar 24, 2021

Urban Wood Drying Curriculum

NC State Wood Products Extension has partnered with Deadwood Revival Design and the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo under the Urban & Community Forestry: California Climate Investment Grant. Within this project, Wood Products Extension will offer a series of Urban Wood Drying workshops and other educational opportunities To learn about your biggest challenges and to ensure that we offer a… 

Mar 23, 2021

Useful Resources for the Drying of Wood

Over the last decades, Wood Products Extension has collected and archived numerous publications about the drying of wood and wood quality. While all of these resources have been publicly available at some point,  they are now in a single location, conveniently accessible as PDF for educational purposes. Our “important publications” cover useful aspects about drying… 

Sep 26, 2019

Fall 2019 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting Announced

Fall 2019 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting Announced To be held jointly with OVLDA Fall 2019 Meeting WHEN:           Wednesday, November 6 – Thursday, November 7, 2019 WHERE:         Technical Session: Cardin Forest Products 2534 Battlecreek Rd. South Pittsburg, TN 37380 Hotel & Registration:  Holiday Inn Express Hotel… 

Jun 20, 2019

Spring 2019 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting

The Spring Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting was held from June 13 – June 14, 2019 in Marion, NC. The technical session was provided by Gene Wengert, the Wood Doctor. His presentations covered four carefully selected topics: Drying Oak Drying Hard Maple Getting More Uniform Final MC Shortening Kiln Residence Time The business meeting covered… 

May 21, 2019

NHLA HARDWOOD LUMBER GRADING WORKSHOP (cancelled)

The NHLA HARDWOOD LUMBER GRADING WORKSHOP scheduled for June 4 – 6, 2019 will not be offered this year. Your next opportunity at NC State will be during the summer of 2020. 

Wood Products Collage - Wood 101 - Workshop (cancelled) - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Apr 1, 2019

Wood 101 – Workshop (cancelled)

WOOD PRODUCTS EXTENSION AT NC STATE IS OFFERING A ONE-DAY WORKSHOP TO LEARN ABOUT AND EXPLORE NUMEROUS FACETS OF WOOD AND FOREST PRODUCTS. WOOD 101 – HIGHLIGHTS What is the STRUCTURE of wood? What types of WOOD PRODUCTS are there? Wood and MOISTURE, how do they get along? DURABILITY and PROTECTION, how to keep wood… 

Wood Waste Piled up - Wood Waste Reclaim and Recycle: A Survey for the Wood Products Industry - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Mar 1, 2019

Wood Waste Reclaim and Recycle: A Survey for the Wood Products Industry

Wood Products Extension at NCSU is currently developing a Wood Waste Recycle & Reuse program. To assess the needs of the wood products industry we would like to ask you some questions. All responses remain anonymous and confidential.  CLICK HERE for the survey.