Enabling timber dealers who include carpenters,whole sellers,saw millers to acquire skill on drying timber to a moisture range appropriate to condition and purpose for which the timber is to be used.Sensitizing SMEs,to use seasoned timber for products quality improvement and expand/sustain their market share.
1.Forms of moisture. 2. What happens. 3. Why wood must be dried before use. 4. Moisture content. 5. Moisture content of timber in use. 6.Methods of Drying. 7.Degrading During Drying. 8.Air Drying. 9.Roofs. 10.Protection for the end of timber. 11. Timber to stock. 12.Cost of air drying.
Based on Forest Industries Training Institute(FITI) Module,the training will be tailored according to needs.Training will be participatory ,group and plenary discussions,practical training,exercises and sharing experiences and sharing experiences.
Specific Client Targeted:
Representative from SMEs in carpentry,saw milling,timber trading,builders etc.
TZs 100,000 participants (fees, food and stationeries)
Duration of the Course: