Green lumber

green lumber

[′grēn ¦ləm·bər]
(materials)
Freshly sawed lumber, before drying.

Green lumber

Boards cut from green or unseasoned logs; lumber that has not been dried or seasoned with a moisture content over 20 percent.

green lumber

Lumber which has not been dried or seasoned.
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For sawmills producing, grading, and selling green lumber, air-dry lumber yields are not as valuable, from an informational perspective, as green lumber yields when scaling and grading hardwood logs.
In many parts of the country, builders are buying more dry lumber, which has been dried in a kiln, than green lumber, which has not been dried.
In his discussions with consultants and local operators, Harvey said there is a defined need for a supplier of green lumber that can be dried and dress it for use in making furniture or decking products.
Vertically integrated, Lebanon Oak Flooring buys green lumber and seasons and dries it on the premises; the company utilizes three package kilns and a track kiln for drying the Appalachian hardwoods.
The concept proved a good one but the growing business faced a serious challenge when product line expansion and increased sales demonstrated the region surrounding Wasilla had inadequate infrastructure to provide a reliable supply of the green lumber required to meet Poppert's needs.
To find a source of green lumber, first you have to find some trees and your own guy like Phil with a sawmill.
The 30-story building also includes a children's indoor play space with structures made of certified formaldehyde-free green lumber.
In Massachusetts, regulated materials include firewood of all hardwood species, and green lumber and other material living, dead, cut or fallen inclusive of nursery stock, logs, stumps, roots, branches and debris of a half-inch or more in diameter of all ALB host tree species listed previously; and also the Asian Longhorned Beetle, its larvae or eggs.
If builders use standard grade lumber instead of certified green lumber, they achieve the same energy savings, but spend less.
Once upon a time, phrases such as green plants, green paint, village green, green with envy, green lumber, and green quarterback represented the typical meanings and uses of the word green.
The process begins with green lumber being loaded in a solid package on a roll case outside the kiln.