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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. 

Feb 12, 2019

Two Workshops Announced for 2019 by NC State University

THE 50TH ANNUAL HARDWOOD DRY KILN OPERATOR’S SHORT COURSE  Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln ClubMay 14 – 17, 2019NC State UniversityRaleigh, NC This short course will provide practical knowledge about how lumber is effectively kiln dried and scientific background on related wood properties and processes.  It will have value for the beginner as well as experienced… 

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… 

Sep 14, 2018

Returning To Your Flood Damaged Home

We hope everyone is safe from the dangers of Hurricane Florence. If you left your home to get out of the storm’s path, please be careful when going back to it. Here’s some information that we’ve compiled about returning to a house that’s been impacted by water from floods and hurricanes. If possible, please read through… 

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…