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Western redcedar lumber recovery from a western Washington sawmill.Author(s): E.E. Matson
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 143, p. 1-10
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionDuring the summer of 1956 a lumber-recovery study was made at E. C. Miller Lumber Company in Aberdeen, Wash. to determine the grades of lumber that can be expected from western redcedar logs. This sawmill is equipped with a 24-foot carriage, a 10-foot band headrig, a band pony headrig, and an edger. All of the upper grades of lumber are seasoned and then sent to the planing mill for further manufacture, primarily, into beveled siding. Most of the logs cut at this mill are purchased in the open market.
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CitationMatson, E.E. 1957. Western redcedar lumber recovery from a western Washington sawmill. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 143, p. 1-10
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