The Floor Educational Guild is hosting a specialized kiln drying class for wood professionals at Virginia Tech University, Aug. 21-23. Many drying defects are blamed on retailers, installers, or even, consumers. This class will discuss drying effects and defects of hardwood flooring as well as the benefits and operation of kiln drying, taught by Brian Bond, Ph.D. Registration is limited.

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