green timber

green timber

Freshly converted timber that has not been dried in a kiln; has a high moisture content, usually well above 50%.
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as they want to shoot a limit as quickly as possible in the morning and get out so the birds can associate green timber with safety and solitude, not a threat.
Average overrun of red-stage timber was reduced by 10 percent, and average overrun was reduced by 26 percent for gray-stage timber compared with green timber. In practice, this reduction in overrun translates to a loss (i.e., per unit production cost increase) and is a negative attribute of MPB timber.
It proceeded so fast that track sections were not always properly surveyed and green timber was often used.
As the name suggests, it's excellent on teal or a bucket list trip to Bayou Meto for green timber mallards.
The simple connections developed from much larger scale joints that Warren had studied on green timber building frames, and which he was interested in applying on a smaller scale.
Thermal modification can be started from pre-dried or green timber, says Jartek.
For instance, in the Biscuit Fire area, even green timber sales, at $500 per 1,000 board feet, had become uneconomical before the fire.
Construction proceeded so fast that track sections were not always properly surveyed and green timber was often used.
For information on David's three-week course in May 2005 on building a roundhouse structure with green timber, e-mail him on david@ecobiz.org.
I've got "green timber" on the roof which will last longer than the normal stuff, I've used all local produce and I think I've saved economically and environmentally.
Because of having to use green timber particular attention was paid in construction to the inevitable shrinkage.