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!
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.