This course is aimed at providing skills associated with the resawing of flitches. It is designed to improve the participants ability to maximize recovery from flitches whilst at the same time maintaining the required product quality. The course emphasises cutting techniques involving the practical application of softwood grading rules. Other key elements of the course include safe working practices, maintenance of sawing equipment, fault identification and effective measures for their rectification. Maximum 4 participants.
Note: This course is commonly conducted using a Band resaw at a host mill / timberyard but can be adapted to circular resaw operations if the need arises, and can be conducted at Creswick if preferred.
Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
1. The Band Resaw/Circular Resaw
2. Identification and Function of Controls
3. Softwood Grade Rules
4. Cutting Methods and Procedures
5. Application of Cutting Technique
6. Order Symbols
7. Optimising Recovery
8. Saw Replacement
9. Fault Identification and Rectification
10. Protective Equipment
11. Safety Awareness
Enrolment in FWP20311 Certificate II in Sawmilling & Processing
FWPCOR2207 Maintain Quality and Product Care (20 hrs)
FWPCOT2208B Resaw Boards and Timber (20 hrs)
$600.00 per person ($15.00/sch including materials)
2014 VTG Subsidised: The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees.
Indicative Tuition Fee: $100.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised)
Materials Fee: $30.00
Total Cost: $130.00 ($600.00 if ineligible for subsidy)