TPTS Lumber Grading Course

TPTS is hosting a 4 day Lumber Grading Course October 16th-19th of 2018.  This course is designed for all personnel who are interested in becoming proficient in grading Softwood Lumber.  The course will be offered in two segments to ensure that both grader trainees and experienced graders find value in the course.    

Registration Costs:  $550 to attend all four days.



Bay Watch Resort & Conference Center

2701 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, Phone 843-272-4600

Note: The “Room Block” is available on October 15th through the 19th and provides a reduced room rate and free buffet breakfast each morning



October 15th - Participants can check in after 3:00pm and enjoy the local attractions that Myrtle Beach has to offer.

October 16th - Class from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  We will focus on the basics of lumber grading (product differences, defect identification, knot structures, etc.)

                          TP will host a reception from 5:30pm until 7:00pm for all participants


October 17th - Class from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  Participants will learn to grade different types of knots, using a variety of methods to ensure success.


October 18th - Class from 8:00am to 5:00pm. We will continue with knot evaluations and begin working on other limited / prohibited defects.

                           TP will host a reception from 5:30pm until 7:00pm for all participants


October 19th - Class from 8:00am to 3:00pm. 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 Informations Please Contact:

Tad Cleve
Director of UPD & TP Innovations