PennState Extension to Offer Free Webinar on “Understanding the Basics of Moisture’s Effect on Wood and Wood Products”

PennState Extension will be offering a free webinar titled “Understanding the Basics of Moisture’s Effect on Wood and Wood Products” on February 28, 2022, at 11:30 am ET featuring Brian Beakler, owner, Beakler Consulting Services.

The presentation will discuss the fundamental physics of moisture movement (how wood loses and gains moisture) and how it effects wood properties, such as shrinking and swelling.

This event is being offered at no charge to participants. Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording. Visit https://extension.psu.edu/drying-hardwood-lumber-back-to-basics for more details or to register.

Hear more from Beakler coming up at the NWFA Expo in Tampa, Florida. On April 14, 2022 at 8:00 a.m., he will lead a discussion about the impacts of COVID-19 on the wood flooring professional. From worker shortages, to supply chain issues, to vaccine mandates, it’s difficult to navigate all the information and understand your liabilities. Learn the things you need to know, and their impacts on your company. Register now.

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