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2022 Urban Wood Drying Workshop

Sign up for our Drying Workshop

Proper drying is key to processing freshly milled boards & slabs into valuable, high quality, marketable urban lumber products.

Deadwood Revival Design, North Carolina State University wood products extension, and the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo have partnered under a Cal Fire Community & Urban Forestry grant to present a series of urban wood drying workshops over the next three years. Proper drying is key to processing freshly milled boards and slabs into valuable, high quality, marketable products. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge to better control drying in your urban wood operation and resources to develop a strategy and implement best practices.


Workshop lecture and hands-on activities & lab:

  • urban wood philosophy & business culture

  • introduction to wood id

  • wood & moisture

  • urban wood kilns

  • measuring & monitoring moisture

  • urban wood drying quality

  • resources, literature & training

  • moisture content tracking & monitoring

Lectures by: NC State’s Frederik Laleicke and Phil Mitchell, and Deadwood Revival Design’s Daniel Torres


Round table discussion: opportunities to share challenges & best practices with other experts.

Workshop Information:

Dates: May 11-13, 2022

Price: $495 per person (corporate discount: $150 off for any additional attendees)

Location: 2200 Via East Burton  Anaheim, CA 92806

Funding for this California climate investments grant project has been provided from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund administered by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Urban and Community Forestry Program.

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