Logs & Lumber

Identifying Saw Marks

Identifying saw marks

Saw marks on an old board or beam can yield information about the type of saw that was used to process the wood. Learn more.
Lumber Characteristics

Lumber Characteristics

Lumber from the same log can have a markedly different appearance depending upon how the board was sawn. Learn more.
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Moisture in Wood

The cellular structure of different wood species determines how water is held in wood and what happens as logs and boards dry with shrinkage and distortion.  Learn more.