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2024 Dry Kiln Operator’s Short Course

May 21, 2024 – 8:00 AM thru May 24, 2024 12:00 PM

NC State University
Hands-On:  In-Person
Raleigh, North Carolina  27695
Contact Frederik Laleicke for more information at

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Course Description

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 kiln operators and with supervisors, sales, and marketing personnel.  Instruction, by university  faculty and industry experts, will be both in the classroom and through hands-on lab exercises using our 1000 board foot steam heated dry kiln.

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