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A comprehensive defect data bank for no. 2 common oak lumberAuthor(s): Edwin L. Lucas; Leathern R.R. Catron; Leathern R.R. Catron
Source: Res. Pap. NE-262. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionComputer simulation of rough mill cut-up operations allows lowcost evaluation of furniture rough mill cut-up procedures. The defect data bank serves as input to such simulation programs. The data bank contains a detailed accounting of defect data taken from 637 No. 2 Common oak boards. Included is a description of each defect (location, size, and type), as well as the length and width of the board. All information is recorded on data-processing cards. Though the data bank applies directly to No. 2 Common oak, it can be used to evaluate the yields of most species of No. 2 Common lumber that are graded according to the standard rules.
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CitationLucas, Edwin L.; Catron, Leathern R.R. 1973. A comprehensive defect data bank for no. 2 common oak lumber. Res. Pap. NE-262. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
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