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Manufacturing interior furniture parts: a new look at an old problemAuthor(s): Edwin L. Lucas; Philip A. Araman
Source: Res. Pap. NE-334. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe yields of interior furniture parts from four manufacturing sequences were compared. In three of the sequences, gang-ripping was the first step; in the fourth, the lumber was crosscut first. Though the grade of lumber used affects the percentage yield of parts, the manufacturing sequence used does not - but it will affect the cost per part. The selection of the best method must be based on factors other than parts yield.
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CitationLucas, Edwin L.; Araman, Philip A. 1975. Manufacturing interior furniture parts: a new look at an old problem. Res. Pap. NE-334. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
KeywordsLumber yield, furniture manufacture, wood utilization
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