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5-Day Intro to Hardwood Grading + Walnut Grading (Hocking College)

October 21 — 25, 2019
Hocking College
17690 Sylvania Ave.
Nelsonville, OH 45764 
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For those who just want to get a basic understanding of the hardwood grading rules, NHLA provides a 5-day short course on Oct. 21st-25th, 2019 at Hocking College in Nelsonville, OH.  
This intro to lumber grading gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to hardwood lumber grading. 
DAY 1: Introduction - Basic Description - Lumber Characteristics - Cutting Unit Method - General Instructions
DAY 2: Standard Grades - Lumber Rule - Grading Practice- Species Exceptions
DAY 3: Species Exceptions - Kiln Dried Lumber Rule - Net/Gross Tally - Sales Code
DAY 4: Review - Grading Practice
DAY 5: Walnut grading rules.
Class hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector
Course Fees:
Click HERE to register or contact Michelle Robinson at robinson25468@hocking.edu.
If you have any further questions, please contact Chris Hedges at 740-707-4013 or hedgesc1@hocking.edu
Frank Roberts at 740-753-3359 or froberts@apppart.org.
Lodging Optiopns:
* Baymont by Wyndham Athens, 20 Home St., Athens, OH 45701. Tel.: 740-594-3000
* Hampton Inn Athens, 986 East State St., Athens, OH 45701. Tel.: 740-593-5600

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