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Factors determining lumber recovery in sawmillingAuthor(s): Philip H. Steele
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-39. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1984. 8 pages
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionLumber volume recovery in sawmilling is determined by a confusing interaction of several factors. The more one knows about each individual factor, the more one can understand how the factors interact. The author identifies and discusses in detail seven factors influencing lumber recovery. Past and current research is cited, and examples are given to illustrate the points made.
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CitationSteele, Philip H. 1984. Factors determining lumber recovery in sawmilling. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-39. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1984. 8 pages
KeywordsLumber recovery, sawmills, sawmilling
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