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Sawing, Edging, and Trimming Hardwood Lumber: Putting Theory Into Practice (#7238)
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This 104-page manual by Joe Denig and Gene Wengert was published in cooperation with the National Hardwood Lumber Association and contains five chapters covering all aspects of sawing, resawing, edging, trimming, and grading hardwood lumber.

  • Chapter 1 – Sawing at the Headrig covers basic sawing techniques, log loading and orientation, opening faces and log yield, taper settings, opening face size, lumber thickness, log turning, sawing rules, special sawing procedures, and the use of carriage scanners.
  • Chapter 2 – Resawing Hardwood Cants includes general guidelines for resaw operations, basic grading concepts, cant sawing options, resawing cants, and producing cants from sweepy logs.
  • Chapter 3 – Edging Hardwood Lumber discusses edging objectives, edging performance, the basics of edging, guidelines for edging hardwood lumber, and edger evaluation.
  • Chapter 4 – Trimming Hardwood Lumber covers suggestions for profitable trimming of lumber.
  • Chapter 5 – Grading Hardwood Lumber includes the basics of grading hardwood lumber, designed especially for novice sawyers, edgermen, and trimmermen, and includes several lumber grading exercises.

This manual will be an essential resource for hardwood producers and educators and extension personnel involved with the hardwood industry.

Copyright 2005, 8-1/5 soft cover, 104 pages, #7238