Methods of drying timber


Be acquainted with methods of chamber drying timber, such as air and artificial drying.

Alternative labels

techniques for drying timber
approaches to drying timber
method drying timber
methods for timber drying
strategies for drying timber
procedures for drying timber

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Methods of drying timber is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Methods of drying timber is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Wood drying kiln operator: Wood drying kiln operators control the process of applying heat to moist or ‘green’ wood in order to obtain usable dry wood. Depending on the type of kiln, the drying operator will be responsible for moving the wood into and out of the kiln, temperature control, and ventilation.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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