Log Conversion

  • H. E. Desch
  • J. M. Dinwoodie
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Abstract

It is not the intention in this chapter to give a detailed account of sawmilling practice, and readers desirous of obtaining a comprehensive account of the subject should read one of the specialist texts on the subject. Rather it is the intention here to provide only the basic principles in an attempt to make a bridge between the properties of the tree previously described, and the utilisation of timber to be discussed in future chapters.

Keywords

Growth Stress Feed Speed Juvenile Wood Natural Compression Primary Conversion 
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  • H. E. Desch
  • J. M. Dinwoodie

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