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4-Day Intro to Hardwood Grading + Walnut Grading (O'Shea Lumber Company)

December 16 — 19, 2019
O'Shea Lumber Co.
11425 Susquehanna Trail
Glen Rock, PA 17327-9517 
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For those who just want to get a basic understanding of the hardwood grading rules, NHLA provides a 4-day short course on Dec. 16th-19th, 2019 at O'Shea Lumber Company in Glen Rock, PA.  
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: Walnut grading rules.
Class hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Tom Byers, NHLA National Inspector
Course Fees:
$400 for NHLA Members
$600 for Non-members 
For additional information, contact Carol McElya at 901-399-7563 or c.mcelya@nhla.com. 
Lodging Optiopns:
* Hampton Inn Shrewsbury, 1000 Far Hills Dr, New Freedom, PA 17349. Phone: (717) 235-9898
* Holiday Inn Express & Suites York, 140 Leader Heights, York, PA 17403. Phone: (717) 741-1000
* Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, York, 245 St Charles Way, York, PA 17402. Phone: (717) 747-5833

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