Skip to Main Content
U.S. Forest Service
Caring for the land and serving people

United States Department of Agriculture

Home > Search > Publication Information

  1. Share via EmailShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on Twitter
    Dislike this pubLike this pub
    Author(s): Thomas Harless; Francis G. Wagner; Phillip Steele; Fred Taylor; Vikram Yadama; Charles W. McMillin
    Date: 1991
    Source: Forest Products Journal 41(4):25-30
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
    PDF: View PDF  (1.6 MB)

    Description

    A precise research methodology is described by which internal log-defect locations may help select hardwood log ortentation and sawing procedure to improve lumber value. Procedures for data collection, data handling, simulated sawing, and data analysis are described. A single test log verified the methodology. Results from this log showed significant differences in lumber-value yield due to circumferential log ortentation and sawing method.

    Publication Notes

    • You may send email to pubrequest@fs.fed.us to request a hard copy of this publication.
    • (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
    • We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

    Citation

    Harless, Thomas; Wagner, Francis G.; Steele, Phillip; Taylor, Fred; Yadama, Vikram; McMillin, Charles W. 1991. Methodology for locating defects within hardwood logs and determining their impact on lumber-value yield. Forest Products Journal 41(4):25-30

    Related Search


    XML: View XML
Show More
Show Fewer
Jump to Top of Page
https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/8015