Understanding wood strength, deflection, and load-carrying capacity helps the mill owner do a better job in making the pieces required for the task at hand.
Traditionally, wood products have been evaluated in terms of volume, but more recently, weight, rather than volume, has been seen as a much faster and easier way to measure.
This organization encourages direct cooperation between local conservation-minded forest growers and the consumers who buy their products.
Since puppyhood Heidi has been an avid fan of all things wood, joyful when rolling in sawdust or climbing on log piles.
With no heir to the family legacy, this husband and wife team is taking steps now to create a sustainable forest education and recreation facility that will continue long after their stewardship comes to an end.
There are many different methods for producing quartersawn lumber on a portable sawmill. Here are two that are often used and simple to implement.