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Fall 2016 Meeting of the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club

Sponsored bySoutheastern Dry Kiln Club

About the Event:

Planning for the Fall 2016 Meeting is in progress. Meeting details follow.

Thursday - October 27, 2016

1:00 PM Technical Session Fans and Fan Systems: do you have enough air? by Alan Robbins, USNR Drying System Product Manager

Sapstain and Sapstain Prevention, by Mike Freeman, Consulting Independent Wood Scientist in Wood Preservation

Using Differential Shrinkage to Estimate Cupping, and other Software, by Phil Mitchell, NC State University.

4:00 Troubleshooting Q & A Roundtable

4:30 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Business Meeting

5:30 Dinner at the Rendezvous Restaurant located in Maggie Valley Inn Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club

Friday - October 28, 2016

Plant Tours Tour #1 - Oaks Unlimited, Waynesville, NC

Tour #2 - Canton Sawmill, Canton, NC

Meeting will adjourn from Canton Sawmill

REGISTRATION: To preregister download the registration form (click here) You can either FAX the completed form to (919-513-3496) or let Phil Mitchell ( at 919-515-5581 or phil_mitchell@ncsu.edu) know you are coming so that we can plan the dinner. Cutoff date to register is October 19th. The registration fee is $40 per person. This includes the meeting space and dinner (alcoholic beverages are not covered). There is no registration fee for spouses (or significant other) of members, or retired and lifetime members. Please prepay by sending a check payable to the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club to Phil Mitchell, NC State University, Campus Box 8003, Raleigh, NC 27695-8003. You can still pay (cash or check) at the door, but it makes our job easier if you pay-in-advance.

HOTEL: The meeting hotel where we will have dinner is the MAGGIE VALLEY INN, 70 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751. The hotel's phone number is (866) 926-0201. You must make your own hotel reservations if you plan to attend. Ask for the SE DRY KILN CLUB rate of $83.75 per room per night plus tax. The hotel cutoff date to get this special rate is October 20th. Please make your hotel reservations now so you are not left without a room.

Cost: $40

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Haywood Community College - West Campus, Room 113

23 Hendrix Street

Waynesville, NC 28786

United States


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