The above ground portion of a tree, excluding the root system. Hand-held broad ripple tan that are used to measure slope in percent.
A material that is used to shape or finish a work piece through rubbing which leads to the work piece being worn away. The gain of free water by the cell cavities. The means of gaining entry to timber on a tract or logging chance. Shearhead on a feller-buncher that is capable of accumulating and holding two or more cut stems.
Generally perpendicular to the grain direction. The exact measurements of a piece of lumber. Lumber which has been air dried. A term used to define a condition upon which payment of an invoice may be made. A material that is held to another material by an adhesive. A substance in which two surfaces are held together by inter-facial forces, which may consist of valence forces or interlocking action or both.
A substance capable of bonding material together by surface attachment. An adhesive that can be used for bonding parts together, such as in the manufacture of a boat, airplane, and furniture. An adhesive capable of forming and maintaining a bond between surfaces that are not close fitting. An adhesive that is applied in a molten state and forms a bond upon cooling to a solid state.
An adhesive that requires a temperature at or above 212 degrees F. An adhesive that sets in the temperature range of 68 to 86 degrees F, in accordance with the limits for Standard Room Temperature specified in the Standard Methods of Conditioning Plastics and Electrical Insulting Materials for Testing. An adhesive having a volatile organic liquid as a vehicle. A bonding agent used for transferring required loads between adherents exposed to service environments typical for the structure involved. Wood produced after cambial cells have attained maximum dimensions. An older stage of decay readily recognized as wood that has become punky, soft, spongy, stringy, rinkshaked, pitted, or crumbly.
Yarding system employing aerial lift of logs, such as balloons or helicopters. Establishment of forest crops through artificial methods, such as planting or sowing on land where trees have never grown. Used for furniture, cabinets, paneling, gun stocks, domestic flooring, and billiard tables. A term used to define a condition upon with payment of an invoice may be made. Also, generally perpendicular to the grain direction, across the grain. Mean age of the trees comprising a crop, forest, or stand. The plantation age is generally taken from the year the plantation was begun without adding the age of the nursery stock.
One of the intervals, commonly 10 or 20 years, into which the age range of tree crops is divided for classification or use. Also pertains to the trees included in such an interval. 30 designates the midpoint of the 20-year interval from 21 to 40 years. A machine designed to filter fine dust from the air in a workshop.