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dimension lumber, dimension stuff

Lumber cut to a particular size and stocked for the building industry; usually 2 to 5 in. (5.1 to 12.7 cm) thick and 5 to 12 in. (12.7 to 30.5 cm) wide.
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Evidently, TIR is most sensitive to squared timber price changes followed by dimension lumber price changes, proportion of small log input changes, volume productivity or throughput changes, premium on "super" pulpwood changes, and wood chip price changes.
The study mill, which produces about 85 million board feet (MMBF) of dimension lumber annually (two 8-h workshifts for 250 days), has a daily log requirement of about 42,700 CF, 70 percent (or 29,890 CF) of which represents sawlogs with 12-inch SED or less.
The Spanaway mill produces 100 million board feet of green Douglas-fir dimension lumber annually and has approximately 120 employees.
Future directions for this research program include: further optimization of the commercial prototype restraint device and restraint drying of both longer and wider dimension lumber sawn from plantation pine.
The Spanaway mill produces softwood dimension lumber and employs 120 people.
Jewett Cameron's operations are classified into four principle industry segments which are located in the United States: the sale of dimension lumber, building materials, greenhouses, general purpose storage shelters, kennels and metal fencing to home improvement centers and other retailers; the processing and sale of industrial wood and specialty products to original equipment manufacturers; the sale of pneumatic air tools and industrial clamps in the United States; and, the processing and sale of agricultural seeds and grains in the United States.
Basic knot characteristics (size by position) for selected grades of dimension lumber are presented in Table 1.
Weyerhaeuser is mildly insulated from the volatile wholesale market because it sells much of its dimension lumber directly to big-box home improvement stores such as Home Depot and Lowe's.
West Fraser is one of Canada's largest integrated forest products companies with manufacturing operations in British Columbia and Alberta producing dimension lumber, panelboards, mechanical pulp, linerboard, kraft paper and newsprint.
In that paper, the structural dimension lumber was limited to the Structural Light Framing grading system (WWPA 1998).
Aprovecho staff members, including Uri Neren, plan to build more structures making use of small dimension lumber and a new stud wall design, shown at right.
This partnership upholds both companies' commitments to utilize lumber to its highest strength potential while producing an environmentally sound alternative to large dimension lumber joists.