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Reduce dimension costs by using WALNUTAuthor(s): David G. Martens; David G. Martens
Source: Res. Pap, NE-586. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA computer program called WALNUT is described that determines the leastcost combination of lumber grades required to produce a given cutting order of furniture dimension parts. If the least-cost mix is not available, WALNUT can be used to determine the next best alternative. The steps involved in using the program are described.
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CitationMartens, David G. 1986. Reduce dimension costs by using WALNUT. Res. Pap, NE-586. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.
Keywordsfurniture, hardwood dimension, lumber yields, dimension yields
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