Terry Brown is one of the world's leading specialists on lumber quality and process control. Together with 15 industry experts he has compiled the first "how-to" guide for starting and improving lumber quality control (QC) programs to maximize value and profits. The book goes step-by-step through the manufacturing process. You'll learn about efficient, standardized procedures and tools for controlling lumber size, monitoring machinery and evaluating personnel. In addition, this guide explains: how to set up the best QC program for your mill; how to improve an existing QC program; how to sell QC to management; how to keep your QC program simple.