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  • 5-Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Mar 27, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Mar 31, 2017
    4:30pm
    Graber Lumber Company 17528 Cuba Road Spencerville, IN 46788

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection.

    This five-day short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

    CLICK HERE to register & more information

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  • Automated Hardwood Lumber Grading Demonstration

    Mar 28th, 2017
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Akron, Indiana
    For over a century, hardwood lumber has been inspected and graded by human inspectors with appropriate training and experience. NHLA is the "keeper" of the rules for inspection of hardwood lumber and provider of the training of lumber inspectors. IN the age when computers, sensors and scanner are ever more present in our lives, this event will demonstrate a working, industrial-grade system of software and hardware that can be used to assist human graders to become for efficient in inspecting lumber, or to grade lumber automatically. Demontration will include hardwood species of white oak, red oak, hard maple, soft maple, ash, polar, hickory, basswood and cherry.

    For more information or to register CLICK HERE!
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  • Inspector Training School-Progressive Program Block 1

    Start: Apr 3, 2017
    8:00am
    End: Apr 14, 2017
    4:30pm
    NHLA Headquarters - Memphis, Tennessee

    The “Progressive Program” is divided into three blocks. Upon successful completion of one block, a student can then progress to the next study block.
    • Block 1 requires two weeks of hands-on study at the NHLA Inspector Training School in Memphis, Tenn.
    • Block 2 allows for up to 12 months of online study for memorization and study of required material.
    • Block 3 requires an additional three weeks of classroom study and board runs back at NHLA headquarters.

    For information, please contact Becky Miller at 901-399-7569 or b.miller@nhla.com.

    For more information or to fill out an application click here

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  • Flex Day Lumber Grading Short Course

    Start: Apr 24, 2017
    8:30am
    End: Apr 28, 2017
    5:30pm
    Glen Rock, PA

    NHLA is offering a Lumber Grading Short Course with the flexibility of enrolling for 1 day, 4 days or all 5 days. The workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection with a specie specific day devoted to Walnut.

    This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales and office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Class will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m.

    This short course will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector.

    CLICK HERE for more information or to apply.

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