Drying Lumber with a Solar Dry Kiln

Venue: Blacksburg

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 26, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2007
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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.Please visit http://www.woodscience.vt.edu/about/extension/vtsolar_kiln/ 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.