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Live-sawing: a way to increase lumber grade yield and mill profitsAuthor(s): Neil K. Huyler
Source: Res. Pap. NE-305. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA study to compare live-sawing with conventional grade-sawing of factory-grade 3 red oak sawlogs revealed that live-sawing results in substantial increases in production rate, overrun, log value per thousand board feet, and significant reduction in size of the breakeven log diameter.
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CitationHuyler, Neil K. 1974. Live-sawing: a way to increase lumber grade yield and mill profits. Res. Pap. NE-305. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
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