Drying Lumber with a Solar Dry Kiln

Venue: Brooks Forest Products Center

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 27, 2006
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This two-day program will be held in Blacksburg, VA (Brooks Forest Products Center, Virginia Tech). This intensive workshop introduces all the principles of drying hardwood and softwood lumber in a solar kiln. The course also contains information on the design and operation of solar kilns. Emphasis will be placed on the solar kiln design at Virginia Tech. Our solar kiln is onsite and will be used in the course. Whether you are considering building a solar kiln or are currently operating one, this short course will provide you information that will improve your lumber drying skills.