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Lumber recovery from second-growth Douglas-fir

Thomas D. Fahey

Lumber recovery from second-growth Douglas-fir

by Thomas D. Fahey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas fir.,
  • Lumber -- Grading.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas D. Fahey, Donald C. Martin.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- no. 177., USDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- 177.
    ContributionsMartin, Donald C., Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14136917M

    Full text of "Lumber manufacture in the Douglas fir region" See other formats. Wood, in the strict sense, is yielded by trees, which increase in diameter by the formation, between the existing wood and the inner bark, of new woody layers which envelop the entire stem, living branches, and process is known as secondary growth; it is the result of cell division in the vascular cambium, a lateral meristem, and subsequent expansion of the new cells.

      Barrett and Kellogg () studied bending strength and stiffness of second-growth Douglas-fir 2 by 4 lumber. They examined changes in modulus of elasticity (MOE) and modulus of rupture (MOR) based on visual grade, log position, and percent juvenile wood and found that MOE and MOR decreased with increasing height in the tree and with increased.   Abstract Lumber was sawn from suppressed-growth ponderosa pine trees, 6 to 16 inches in diameter, harvested near Flagstaff, Arizona. This paper presents grade recover and properties for dry 2 by 4's sawn from the logs and graded by a variety of structural grading systems.

    The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. In reducing a tree to lumber there is considerable waste, varying with different sections and different kinds of wood. Two examples are given here, one for Douglas Eir, and the other for Longleaf Pine: Douglas Eir Longleaf Pine Logging Waste: Per Cent Per Cent Stump Top


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Lumber recovery from second-growth Douglas-fir by Thomas D. Fahey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fahey, Thomas D. (Thomas Daniel), Lumber recovery from second-growth Douglas-fir. Portland, Or.: Pacific Northwest.

Excerpt from Lumber Recovery From Second-Growth Douglas-Fir Second - growth stands of Douglas - fir are producing a rapidly increasing propor tion of the commercial timber available in the Pacific Northwest.

In the Coast Ranges of Oregon (fig. There are large areas of 40 to year - old stands result ing from a series of large fires and exten sive early logging. Little current.

Re: Douglas Fir Lumber - old growth vs. second growth Its was a long time ago, but I do most distinctly recall the material was supposed to air dried top quality, believe me there were a lot of phone calls on just how long it had been dried and what the. Download PDF Second Growth book full free.

Second Growth available for download and read online in other formats. artificial pruning is essential for the production of any of the best grades of lumber in a reasonable time.

Second Growth. Lumber Recovery from Second-growth Douglas-fir. Lumber recovery from second-growth Douglas-fir / (Portland, Or.: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, ), by Thomas D.

Fahey, Donald C. Martin, and Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. Excerpt from Veneer Recovery From Second-Growth Douglas-Fir Veneer trees were first marked so the cutter would know which trees to cut into peeler lengths.

All the areas were cut in April of At the time of cutting, the log ends were tagged with the tree number, woods-length log number, and veneer block position within the log. All logs were taken to the Riverside Lumber Company.

Douglas-fir Shrinkage and Dimensional Stability Douglas-fir is an important building timber in North America, particularly in the Pacific north West, where it has a reputation for being naturally dimensionally stable – the ability to “season well in position” and retaining its shape during use (WWPA, ).File Size: KB.

Best Opening Face for Second Growth Timber structural lumber produced from small-diameter Douglas-fir logs. An equation was developed to estimate lumber recovery factor for hardwood.

Western Lumber Product Use Manual TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT WWPA 2 Hemlock, Spruce, Douglas Fir, Pine and True Firs with Redwood along the California Coast True Firs, Spruce, Douglas Fir and Pine True Firs and Douglas Fir older (not ‘‘old growth’’) and second-growth softwood trees.

Many ofFile Size: 2MB. Specializing in all dimensions of lumber and timbers. Old growth and second growth, vertical grain and flat sawn. All upper clear grades no constructions material stock. Call () or email us for specific needs we will put in an order for your requirements.

There is a reason to request coastal lumber. The heartwood is a light reddish brown, maturing to a rich orange-red. This is fast becoming the architects’ darling. The approx. density is 33 lbs/ft3. All manner of grades and sizes; from old growth to second-growth through recycled.

Try our “toredo” species. Faster grown trees have a higher proportion of juvenile wood in the core. Barrett and Kellogg [12,13] found a decline in strength and stiffness properties of second-growth Douglas-fir × cm (2 × 4 in) lumber relative to established standards for young-growth Douglas-fir and related it to the proportion of juvenile examined changes in the Modulus of Elasticity (MOE, or Author: Eini C.

Lowell, Eric C. Turnblom, Jeff M. Comnick, CL Huang. The minimum required recovery for a Douglas Fir, Western Hemlock, or Sitka Spruce No.2 sawmill is Construction and better lumber to an amount not less than 65% of the net scale and for a No.3 sawmill it is Standard and better lumber not less than % of the gross scale.

The average Douglas-fir lumber price from table 1 was also used to estimate the relationship between Douglas-fir lumber prices and the all-species lumber price (P t). We assumed in this study that the Douglas-fir premium will remain at the recent level of percent.

This percentage was used to Convert the projections of the all. The group cites housing's recovery and export lumber growth as contributing factors to the growth. and Japan’s renewed interest in higher quality second growth Douglas fir logs will bolster.

Schuster’s delivered 4, board feet of redwood logs to the Redwood Empire Mill in Philo. On Septem the first load of 3, board feet of Douglas fir was delivered to the Schmidbauer Lumber, Inc., mill in Eureka.

Sp far, the mill has received a total of four loads, or 15, board feet of Douglas fir. But as with redwoods, most of the ancient Douglas fir forests have been logged. Ancient stands of Douglas fir, especially coastal Douglas firs, are exceedingly rare. Rainbow Ridge includes about 1, acres of old-growth Douglas fir and associated hardwoods, perhaps the.

growth Douglas-fir on forest survey which gives the volme / Douglas-fir Second-Growth Management Committee. Management of second­ growth forets in the Douglas-fir reg i on. Pac. f or. & Range Exp. 9 ta December p. Processed. (Table 6A.) By. George R. Staebler and Elmer W.

Shaw Pacific Northwest Forest &. Particle board from Douglas-fir bark--without additives / (Corvallis: Oregon Forest Research Center, ), by C. Burrows and Oregon Forest Research Center (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Size of particles from saws and planers at mills in the Willamette Valley / (Corvallis, Or.

WWPA Lumber Species and Grades 1. 4 GRADE CATEGORIES Western solid-sawn lumber is grouped into three broad categories: framing (or structural) lumber, which is graded for strength; appearance lumber, which is not graded for strength; and industrial (or factory) lumber, which is generally graded for specific end uses or for remanufacturing and recovery purposes.

Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), perhaps the most common tree in Oregon, is the most important conifer in the state because of its ecological and economic Oregon legislature recognized this when it designated Douglas-fir the official state tree in Eight of ten conifers west of the Cascades are Douglas-firs.Strong demand from China, especially for hem-fir logs, and Japan’s renewed interest in higher quality second growth Douglas fir logs will bolster prices going forward.

Supply disruptions will add to the upward pressure on prices in early months ofas mills attempting to increase production face tight log inventories, difficulty.AUTOSAW simulations of lumber recovery for small‐diameter Douglas‐fir and ponderosa pine from southwestern Oregon.

Research Note PNW‐RN‐ USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR.