Story: Forestry research

Timber in a kiln

Timber in a kiln

Timber is stacked in a kiln ready for drying. This process must be carefully controlled so the wood does not split or warp. New Zealand leads the world in timber drying techniques and research.

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Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Wood processing possibilities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Margaret Richardson, published 24 Nov 2008