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    Author(s): Leland F. Hanks; Margaret K. Peirsol
    Date: 1975
    Source: Res. Pap. NE-309. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Dry lumber prices were applied to green and air-dried lumber that was measured with a dry board rule. Values were summed by species, lumber grade, and thickness class. Differences between green and air-dried lumber value have been termed value losses and are given in dollars and in percentages. The percentages have been separated into loss due to shrinkage and loss due to degrade. Data for 10 hardwood species are included.

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    Hanks, Leland F.; Peirsol, Margaret K. 1975. Value loss of hardwood lumber during air-drying. Res. Pap. NE-309. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10p.

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