The TPTS Lumber Grading Course is designed to enhance your understanding of NGR grades, manufacturing requirements, knot measurements and related topics that are designed to expand your knowledge of lumber grading.  Most participants will leave the course proficient in grading knots, wane and various other defects.

Who should attend?  Grader Trainees, Experienced Lumber Graders, Quality Control and Process Technicians, Supervision and Value Technicians.


Class Date:                    February 21-23, 2023


Class Location:             Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel and Conference Center

                                     2443 Hwy 54 West, Peachtree City, GA 30269

                                     Phone:   770-487-2000

Room reservations will need to be made by the participants prior to February 3rd, 2023 to ensure availability.


Registration Fee: $650 per person, registration deadline is February 3rd, 2023.  Lunch and snacks provided.

To Register, please use this link:  Grader Course Registration


Course Schedule:

Day 1, February 21: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, Wood Basics, defect recognition, etc.


Day 2, February 22: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, grading knots, wane and other natural defects


Day 3, February 23: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, understanding and grading manufacturing defects, basic optimization training and a day 2 recap



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