Wood Products

Information on wood products from the forest, including use in wood lumber, paper, veneers, chemicals and firewood. Tips on chainsaw safety training, lumber prices and calculating the green weight of wood.

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Quercus shumardii, the Shumard Oak. (Penn State Xylarium).
Do You Know How Many Oaks There Are? - Articles Articles

Do You Know How Many Oaks There Are?

Charles David Ray, Ph.D.

This article discusses the number of oaks that are identified as unique species. More
Advanced Lumber Drying Workshop
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Advanced Lumber Drying Workshop

06/28/2018

Strattanville, PA

$75.00
This workshop is geared toward kiln operators, supervisors, and plant managers interested in learning a new method to dry lumber. More
S. Weikert, Penn State University
SILVAH Training: Oak - Workshops Workshops

SILVAH Training: Oak

09/10/2018

Brookville, PA

$110.00
Oak SILVAH Training is an intensive five-day course that includes educational training in the classroom and hands-on experience in the field. More
Real Wood - but is it hardwood, or softwood?
What is the Difference Between Hardwood and Softwood? - Articles Articles
Most people think hardwood is hard, and softwood is soft. Sometimes true, but not necessarily. More
A rendering of a log sawn into board products. http://www.vincentkohler.ch/billon.html
Where Does Lumber Come From? - Articles Articles

Where Does Lumber Come From?

Charles David Ray, Ph.D.

This article demonstrates in text and visuals just where lumber comes from. More
Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education
Forest Taxation: Forest Finance and Timber Tax Education - Online Courses Online Courses
$99.00
In this online course, forest landowners and tax professionals learn about forest finance, and timber sales and taxation in order to save money on taxes. More
From the Woods: American Chestnut
From the Woods: American Chestnut - Articles Articles

From the Woods: American Chestnut

Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D.

This brochure details the features of the American chestnut tree, the history of the blight, and the future prospects of the American chestnut. More
From the Woods: Incredible Wood
From the Woods: Incredible Wood - Articles Articles

From the Woods: Incredible Wood

Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D., Lee Stover

Wood is a natural and versatile material. This four-page, full-color publication explores the wide variety of wood products and uses for wood. More
Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber
Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber - Workshops Workshops

Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber

06/25/2018

Tionesta, PA

$400.00
This introductory short course is designed to enable participants to dry hardwood lumber to maximize product quality and value. More
Kira Metz, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
Powderpost Beetles - Articles Articles
Powderpost beetles breed in dead and dried hardwoods. Their presence is overlooked until they are discovered in stored lumber, rafters, joists, floors, and furniture. More
Why Does Lumber Need to be Dried?
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Why Does Lumber Need to be Dried?

Scott Weikert

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After lumber is sawn from the log it must be dried before it can be put into use. The forest products industry spends a lot of time and money to dry lumber and this video explains the reasons why. More
A Primer on Woody Biomass Energy for the Forest Community
A Primer on Woody Biomass Energy for the Forest Community - Articles Articles

A Primer on Woody Biomass Energy for the Forest Community

Daniel Ciolkosz, P.E., Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.

This article discusses some of the issues of using woody biomass as an energy source with respect to those in the forestry business such as timber harvesters and forest managers. More
Self-organizing Microtubule Networks in Cellulose Science
Self-organizing Microtubule Networks in Cellulose Science - Articles Articles
Have you ever heard of nanotechnology? Better yet, have you ever heard it with respect to wood science, and wondered why? More
Big logs, small logs...which is better?
The Truth about Sawmill Over-Run - Articles Articles

The Truth about Sawmill Over-Run

Charles David Ray, Ph.D.

The sawmill industry today faces many challenges but there seemingly will always be demand for softwood and hardwood lumber. More
Bark...The Issue Facing the World's Wooden Pallet Industry
Bark...The Issue Facing the World's Wooden Pallet Industry - Articles Articles
In 2002, countries came together in agreement to implement an international guideline for regulating wood packaging material for international shipments. More
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