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2016 Lumber/Walnut Grading Short Course Registration
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The value of "rules conscious" employees is a more carefully manufactured product, a more profitable yield from the log, and a better sense of the value of the lumber being handled. This four-day workshop will include a thorough study and explanation of the NHLA Rules Book, emphasizing the basics of hardwood lumber inspection.

9/19/2016 to 9/23/2016
When: September 19-23, 2016
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Where: OSU South Centers
1864 Shyville Rd
Piketon, Ohio  45661
United States
Presenter: Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector
Contact: Customer Service

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This popular workshop gives yardmen, sawyers, edgermen, sales, office staff, and management level personnel an introduction to lumber inspection. Classes will begin at 8:00 am and end at 4:30 pm.

Both courses will be taught by Barry Kibbey, NHLA National Inspector. Barry graduated NHLA School in Memphis in 1973. He has 42 years of experience in private industry including 27 years owning his own business. Barry has been with the NHLA for 16 years.

Hardwood Lumber Grading Short Course

Monday, September 19 to Thursday, September 22, 2016
$350 for OFA members
$450 for non-members

Walnut Grading Short Course

Friday, September 23, 2016
$150 for OFA members

$200 for non-members

Both courses are limited to 17 registrants.

Pre-registration is required with payment. Registration will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis. Cancellations received within two weeks of the event are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.

Registration Brochure (Includes Schedule)

Items to Bring:
1. Lumber Grading Stick
2. Pocket Calculator
3. Clipboard/pencil/pen/notepad

Registration Includes:
1. NHLA Rule Book
2. Student Manual for Lumber Grades
3. Lunch Each Day
4. Certificate of Completion

Course Location:
OSU South Centers
1864 Shyville Rd
Piketon, OH  45661
Phone: (740) 289-2071

Please make your own reservations at one of the following area hotels:

Comfort Inn
7525 US 23
Piketon, OH  45661
Phone: (740) 289-3000

800 W Emmitt Ave
Waverly, OH  45690
Phone: (740) 941-4678

Management reserves the right to cancel the course should registration fall below 10 participants. A full refund will be provided if the course is cancelled.

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