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Live-sawing low-grade red oak logs

Daniel L Cassens

Live-sawing low-grade red oak logs

by Daniel L Cassens

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Published by Forest Products Laboratory in [Madison, Wis.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logging,
  • Sawing,
  • Red oak -- Quality,
  • Black oak -- Quality

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLive sawing low grade red oak logs
    StatementDaniel Cassens, Robert R. Maeglin
    ContributionsMaeglin, Robert R, Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 49-53 ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14683026M

      The log is turned only once, unless the log is crooked or is a sweeping log. In that case, it needs to be turned twice. Live sawn lumber is mostly wide, heavy and of a low grade. Another disadvantage of this type of log is that excess warping can take place during drying. That is why live sawing is only recommended to produce lower-quality logs. 2. However, Grade 2 logs resulted in much less value recovery per dollar log input than Grade 3 logs because of the notably higher price of Grade 2 logs. These results suggest that direct processing systems offer a very promising method for converting low Cited by: 7.

    It goes like this: Cut: Trees are selected based on the mill’s specifications and requirements, then cut down at the base Clean: Trees are taken to the mill and run through a debarking machine to remove the outer layer of bark and the cambium Section: Logs are run through a saw that cuts them into 8’ sections (i.e. a 32’ long log would produce four 8’ sections). A Simplified Procedure for Developing Grade Lumber From Hardwood Logs United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory Research Note FPL-RN ***** Must-read for all sawyers Live-sawing Low-grade Red Oak Logs LIVE-SAWING: a way to increase lumber grade yield and mill profits Plain Sawn or Quartered?

      Some were hickory and white oak but 90% were what I would consider to be red oak. I had a local log guy look at them told us they were black oak said they were worth alot less than red. Some of the logs were veneer quality. I'm just wondering if anyone has info on log prices is there any differences in red and balck oak. This paper discusses grade-sawing, live-sawing, and modified sawing that produces a cant, to determine which method produces the most value. In this study, 66 low-grade red and black oak logs were.


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Live-sawing low-grade red oak logs by Daniel L Cassens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Live-sawing low-grade red oak logs Daniel Cassens Robert R. Maeglin Abstract This paper discusses grade-sawing, live-sawing, and modified sawing that produces a cant, to determine which method produces the most value. In this study, 66 low-grade red and black oak logs were divided into three groups and processed by each of the three methods.

The. A study to compare live-sawing with conventional grade-sawing of factory-grade 3 red oak sawlogs revealed that Iive-sawing results in substantial increases in production rate, overrun, log value per thousand board feet, and significant reduction in size of the break.

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So I’ve been there and done that. You need to take the most extreme care if you cut lumber from logs. Re: How long can red oak grade logs sit. «Reply #11 on:AM» If you park valuable logs in woods to get shade and prevent checking, especially in leaf litter, definitely put some pulp skids under or the microbes/fungus will climb right up.

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I only recommend products and services I trust to serve you. I need to cut down a big oak. Once to position the log for the initial cut and continual cutting until you are too close to the log clamps or dogs.

And twice to flip the log degrees to use the last cut as a parallel reference on the deck of the mill to continue sawing so your last cut is parallel to the last cut you took in the first position of the log.

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But that percentage often can exceed because it represents the ratio of the weight of the water in a piece of wood to the weight of the same wood when it is completely dry. As far as flat sawn oak having no value, I have gotten over $ for a 8/4 X 8' X 24" flat sawn red oak live edge flitch.

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