TPTS Lumber Grading Course

TPTS will be hosting a 4 day Lumber Grading Course in 2021 (specific dates tbd)

This course is designed for all personnel who are interested in becoming proficient in grading Softwood Lumber.  


Registration Costs:  tbd.  Space will be limited to 25 participants, so register as soon as details are available!


Location: tbd.


Sample Itinerary:

Arrival day:   Participants can check in after 4pm and enjoy the local attractions.

Day 1:           Class from 8am to 4pm.  We will focus on the basics of lumber grading (product differences, defect identification, knot structures, etc.)

Day 2:           Class from 8am to 4pm.  Participants will learn to grade different types of knots, using a variety of methods to ensure success.

Day 3:           Class from 8am to 4pm. We will continue with knot evaluations and begin working on other limited / prohibited defects.

Day 4:           Class from 8am to 2pm.  We will use the first half of this day to re-cap and focus on areas that need additional time.  The last few hours will be focused on Grade optimization and how this training can be utilized to support these systems.


For Questions or to Register - CLICK HERE
Tad Cleve
Direct 573-330-2173

For More Information Please Contact:

Tad Cleve
Vice President Timber Products Technical Services