Determining the number of trees per acre by size and species is essential to understanding forest ecology.
It is important that the color and brightness of "white" woods be maintained from cutting the tree through drying the lumber.
During the current recession, many forest products firms have slipped backwards, but Certified Wood Products has held steady.
The author's kiln plan is a future retirement home - minus interior walls - that currently serves as a warehouse.
Thinning a forest to improve it requires much more than showing up with a ready saw and chemical poison.
Scaling a ladder is all in a day's work for Gem.
Correct positioning can improve lumber value by 20% or more. But while it is easy to state the sawing rules, how DOES a sawyer really determine the quality of a face before the saw enters the log?