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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Considering green lumber as the finished product isolated the drying process and any subsequent changes in lumber product value from the analysis.
Quarantined items (which cannot be transported outside of the quarantine area) include firewood of all hardwood species, and the following ash items: nursery stock; green lumber with bark attached; other material living, dead, cut or fallen including logs, pulpwood, stumps, roots, branches, mulch and composted/un-composted chips (1 inch or greater).
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.
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.
In February 2009, milling began at its sprawling site on the outskirts of town, and the company now features 25 staff, cutting rough green lumber to custom sizes up to 32 feet in length.
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.