Technical Training

Specialized training for wood industry personnel is conducted by UK Forestry extension professionals at the Wood Utilization Center in Quicksand Kentucky. These training programs are designed to assist individuals and small groups with training in a variety of skills. Examples of some of these training programs include; Profile Knife Grinding and Moulder Setup and Operations, Lumber Drying, Lumber Grading, Log Grading and Bucking for Value, Tool Design and Template making for Profile Grinding, Planer Operations and Sharpening, Conventional Gluing for Hardwood Lumber, and other custom and on demand training programs.  If you have a need or are just looking for more information, please contact Bobby Ammerman at 859-257-9511 ext. 256, or Chad Niman at 859-257-1360,