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Sawing study

Sawing study

Researcher Russell McKinley marks the position of a board during a sawing study using an unpruned log. Such studies lead to improvements in log processing methods, which are important as sawmillers need to obtain the highest possible timber grades from a variety of log sizes and shapes.

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Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Helping with the harvest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17071/sawing-study (accessed 13 August 2020)

Story by Margaret Richardson, published 24 Nov 2008