TPTS Lumber Grading Course
TPTS is hosting a 4 day Lumber Grading Course April 2nd-5th of 2019. This course is designed for all personnel who are interested in becoming proficient in grading Softwood Lumber.
Registration Costs: $550 per attendee (includes breakfast and lunch all four days)
The Lodge at Gulf State Park (a Hilton Hotel)
21196 East Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores AL 36542, Phone 251-540-4000
Note: The “Room Block” is available on February 1st through March 8th and provides a reduced room rate.
April 1st - Participants can check in after 3:00pm and enjoy the local attractions.
April 2nd - Class from 8:00am to 4:00pm. We will focus on the basics of lumber grading (product differences, defect identification, knot structures, etc.)
April 3rd - Class from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Participants will learn to grade different types of knots, using a variety of methods to ensure success.
April 4th - Class from 8:00am to 4:00pm. We will continue with knot evaluations and begin working on other limited / prohibited defects.
April 5th - Class from 8:00am to 2:00pm. 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.