TPTS Lumber Grading Course

TPTS is hosting a 4 day Lumber Grading Course October 1-4, 2019.  This course is designed for all personnel who are interested in becoming proficient in grading Softwood Lumber.  


Registration Costs:  $750 per attendee (includes lunch all four days as well as an evening "Networking Reception" on 10/1/2019).  Space is limited to 25 participants, so register soon!



DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront (all rooms are oceanfront rooms and available under the TPTS room block for $115 per night)

3200 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, Phone 843-315-7100

Note: The “Room Block” is available on 5/26/2019 through 7/30/2019.  Contact the hotel directly or book online at http://group.doubletree.com/TPTSLumberGradingCourse and enter the code "TPT". 



September 30th - Participants can check in after 4pm and enjoy the local attractions.

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

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

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

October 4th - 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