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Sawmill and Woodlot Magazine Issue April 2019

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Publisher's Letter - Welcome Back Louis Irion!
PUBLISHERS LETTER

Like you, we look forward to reading the latest articles from our favorite authors and columnists in each new issue. We're also happy when we can publish excellent articles from new writers, and from time to time, we get to welcome back previous authors.


The Riehl Edge
EQUIPMENT REVIEW

The Riehls grew up doing woodworking and fabricating, making and fixing everything that needed attention in-house. That skill set comes in handy in their line of work.

Other Editorials

Making A Fish Friendly Forest
FORESTRY

Are there creeks and streams on your land that may have been historic fish habitat? If so, take steps to help this vital natural resource recover.


Measurement Considerations
WOODLOT MANAGEMENT

Entering data on simple summary sheets to summarize plot info and consider how it might be used is a great tool when making silvicultural decisions.


Refurbishing a Vintage USNR Line
A SAWMILL BUSINESS

Production was between 15,000 and 18,000 board feet per shift, but now the company can ramp up to about 50,000 board feet per shift with the refurbished USNR line.


KEYS to Drying Oak Lumber
SAWING & DRYING

As oak is 40% or more of the lumber that we kiln dry, it makes sense to look at how to achieve the highest-quality drying of 4/4 through 8/4 oak.


Woodpecker News - High Value Products, Housing Starts Decline, and Laser Engravers
WOODPECKER NEWS

  • High-valued Products
  • Housing Starts Decline
  • Laser Engravers


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ASK your questions and Sawmill & Woodlot authors will answer them. This issue's questioner asks for useful hints when starting a DH operation. Answer from Gene Wengert.

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