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Log and tree sawing times for hardwood millsAuthor(s): Everette D. Rast
Source: Res. Pap. NE-304. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionData on 6,850 logs and 1,181 trees were analyzed to predict sawing times. For both logs and trees, regression equations were derived that express (in minutes) sawing time per log or tree and per Mbf. For trees, merchantable height is expressed in number of logs as well as in feet. One of the major uses for the tables of average sawing times is as a bench mark against which individual mills can make comparisons.
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CitationRast, Everette D. 1974. Log and tree sawing times for hardwood mills. Res. Pap. NE-304. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17p.
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