Skip to main content

Author: pflaleic

Nov 29, 2018

Fall 2018 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting

The Fall Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting was held from November 8 – November 9 25, 2018 in Mt. Gilead, NC. The technical sessions started with Rob and Nick Girardi giving a presentation on continuous dry kilns (CDK). They focused on the advantages of the technology and provided interesting insights to the history and development.… 

Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Logo - Fall 2018 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting Announced - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Oct 1, 2018

FALL 2018 SOUTHEASTERN DRY KILN CLUB MEETING ANNOUNCED

FALL 2018 SOUTHEASTERN DRY KILN CLUB MEETING ANNOUNCED Planning for the 2018 Fall Meeting is ongoing. The technical session will be hosted and a tour will be given by Jordan Lumber Company.   Jordan Lumber has continuous pine kilns that measure moisture content during drying.  The program is still being developed so there will be… 

Wood Presentation - Hardwood Lumber Grading Workshop - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 18, 2018

Hardwood Lumber Grading Workshop

The NC State University Hardwood Lumber Grading Workshop was held at Hodges Wood Product Laboratory from June 19th – 21st. The hands-on program had 22 participants and included instruction by NC State’s Wood Product Extension Professor Phil Mitchell and NHLA’s Tom Byers. The three-day workshop was designed to give “rules” conscious employees a more carefully manufactured product,… 

Construction Workers Examining Wood - WPE 2018 Dry Kiln Short Course - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 18, 2018

WPE 2018 Dry Kiln Short Course

The 49th Annual Dry Kiln Operator’s Short Course was held at Hodges Laboratory by NC State’s Wood Products Extension from June 5-8. The program had 24 participants and included instruction by NC State’s Phil Mitchell, Frederik Laleicke, Guillermo Velarde, University of Kentucky’s Terry Conners, and guest lectures by Dan Mathews (SII Dry Kilns), Mike Sanders (USNR), and… 

Wood Warehouse - Spring 2018 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

May 30, 2018

Spring 2018 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting

The Spring Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Meeting was held from May 24 – May 25, 2018 in Conover, NC. The technical sessions was very informative and well received by the attendees. Claus Staalner from Brookhuis-America  gave an introduction to in-line moisture meters and explained the differences between linear and transverse measurements. Next was Thomas Monroe… 

May 11, 2018

Wood Products Extension at IWF 2018

The Wood Products Extension and the Department of Forest Biomaterials will be exhibiting at the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, GA. Our booths will be number 1 and 2 in Building C – Exhibit Hall Level. We’ll make sure to bring some of our most recent program materials and hopefully we can showcase some of…