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    This data bank for short-length lumber (less than 8 feet long) contains information on board outlines and defect size and quality for 426 414-inch-thick red oak boards. The Selects, 1 Common, 2A Common, and 3A Common grades are represented in the data bank. The data bank provides the kind of detailed lumber description that is required as input by computer programs that analyze rough mill yield.

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    Wiedenbeck, Janice K.; Gatchell, Charles J.; Walker, Elizabeth S. 1994. Data bank for short-length red oak lumber. Res. Pap. NE-695. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 16 p.


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