Don’t miss this rare opportunity to participate in a workshop that will reduce machine down time, increase the surface quality of your lumber, and build your overall knowledge of double roughing planers. This training will consist of both a classroom portion as well as instruction off-site at a local sawmill.


Topics covered throughout the 2 day workshop

• Three Rules for Planer Operation

• Proper Planer Set Up & Alignment

• Planer Drive Systems: Electric Drive & Hydraulic Drive

• Cutter Head Maintenance: Grinding, Jointing, and Factors Affecting Tool Life

• Trouble Shooting Machine Defects



Ed Cecil

Senior Service Technician & Planer Expert

48 years of experience at Newman Machine Company

Who Should Attend:

Planer Set-up Personnel, Planer-line Leads / Supervisors, Maintenance & Millwright Staff

This course is limited to 12 participants due discussion based training that will occur at the planer

Cancelation Policy

LSLA Ed has made a considerable investment to offer this valuable course to our members, so there no refunds on registration fees for cancelations

Training provided in partnership with Lake States Lumber Association