The Hardwood Lumber & Sawmill Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, March 17 at the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL. The full-day program, is presented in special cooperation with the DuPage County Forest Preserves, by the Purdue University Department of Wood Products and the Illinois Wood Utilization Team. The workshop, precedes the Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle Conference set for Friday, March18 at Hamburger University also in Oak Brook.
The workshop will include classroom presentations and a live portable sawmill demonstration.
- Wood Quality & Characteristics
- Log Scaling
- Hardwood Lumber Grading & Pricing
- Sawing Patterns & Grade Sawing
- Determining Veneer Quality Logs
- Wood Moisture & Drying
- Stain & Insects
- Selling & Marketing Custom Wood Products
Cassens, who also operates Cassens Lumber, has presented this hardwood workshop to dozens of appreciative audiences throughout the Northeast and Midwest. Content for the workshop is based on his book, “Manufacturing and Marketing Eastern Hardwood Lumber Produced by Thin Kerf Band Mills.”
Registration Discount Package
Registration for the Hardwood Lumber & Sawmill Workshop is $85 and includes lunch if made by February 29 ($110 after and $135 onsite.) A $35 discount package is available for attendees who register for both the Hardwood Workshop and the Full Circle Urban Forest Conference (View schedule).
Badge pickup and onsite registration opens at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 17. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Rich Christianson, conference director, at 773-822-6750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.