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Air Drying Hardwood Lumber workshop

February 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

$79

Objective: Discuss moisture content of wood, why drying is necessary, various ways in which to air dry lumber. Review principles of setting up a quality air-drying yard, proper lumber stacking, basics of wood preservation and air drying troubleshooting.

Agenda:

9:30 –   9:45  Registration and Hardwood University Program Introduction (Rado Gazo)

9:45 – 10:45  Overview of moisture content in wood (Rado Gazo)

10:45 – 12:00  How does wood dry? (Rado Gazo)

12:00 – 12:30  Lunch

12:30 –   1:30  How to build and setup high quality air drying yard (Rado Gazo)

1:30 –    2:00  Air drying problems troubleshooting (Rado Gazo)

2:00 –    2:30  Species specific adjustments and Q&A (Brian Bond, Zoom)

2:30 –    3:30  Tour and discussion of Cole Hardwood air drying yard (operations manager)

3:30  Conclusion

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For specific class information please contact Rado Gazo, Purdue University at gazo@purdue.edu or 765.494.3634.

 

 

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$79

Venue

Cole Hardwoods
1611 W Market Street
Logansport, IN 46947 United States
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Phone
574-753-3151

Organizers

Purdue University Dept of Forestry & Natural Resources
Indiana Hardwood Lumbermens Association