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Lumber recovery from Pacific yew logs

Lumber recovery from Pacific yew logs

an exploratory study


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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, WI (One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison 53705-2398) .
Written in English

  • Yew -- Pacific Area,
  • Paclitaxel,
  • Lumber

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen P. Loehnertz ... [et al.]
    SeriesResearch paper FPL -- RP-525, Research paper FPL -- 525
    ContributionsLoehnertz, Stephen P, Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14445877M

    Our wood stock for sale includes Pacific Yew, White Oak, Red Cedar, Yellow Cypress, Arbutus, Bigleaf Maple, Red Alder, Rock Elm, Black Ash and more. Open Fridays From to 4 and Saturdays From 10 to 4. PRODUCT ABOUT BLOG FACEBOOK CONTACT. Natural/Raw. Unique/Stunning. Solid/Quality. Down-to-Earth. Pacific Lumber Company, Pacific, MO. likes 24 were here. From The Foundation Up. Pacific yew is a knotty gnarly tree. The clean faces for staves seem to be the exception not the norm, and the percentage of trees which can actually yield useful staves is very low. It is quite common to have one side of the tree clean but the other side covered in large and small knots.

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(volume recovery) and quality (grade recovery) of lumber sawn from debarked yew wood. Materials and Methods Sampling The USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNW), conducted an assessment of the yew logs stockpiled at the Hauser Northwest facility in Cottage Grove, Oregon.

They measured log diameter, length, and surface. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lumber recovery from Pacific yew logs. Madison, WI (One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison ): U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, []. logs. Recovery by log or by diameter class cannot be accurately given. However, total log scale in and total lumber recovery out can be compared with the other two studies. The equipment with the Beaver included a debarker, vertical band resaw with recycling chains, an edger, and a Cited by: 2.

Publisher: Madison, WI (One Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison ): U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. When a tapered log is cut into lumber, there generally is a yield loss at the large end, and the lumber lost is often the clearest wood on the log.

Methods for improving yield in tapered logs include crosscutting logs into shorter segments and accepting shorter lumber, tapered sawing, and live by: 1. Over the past few years we have salvaged o board feet of arbutus, garry oak, Pacific yew, black locust, white oak, London plane, English oak, cherry, horse chestnut, plum and walnut as well as other species.

The logs are donated to the Guild by municipalities, arborists and private owners. Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) is a small conifer tree that produces very little usable wood that is free of large knots, incursions, or voids. Dense and fine grained, it is a joy to turn and takes a finish that rivals many other hardwoods.

As is grows very slowly under the forest canopy, it is not uncommon to have Lumber volume recovery in sawmilling is determined by a confusing interaction of several factors.

The more one knows about each individual factor, the more one can understand how the factors interact. The author identifies and discusses in detail seven factors influencing lumber recovery. Pacific yews are a small component of coniferous forests, usually found as single occurrences; a yew inventory from Quatsino Sound found yew trees/ha.

They are considered a slow growing understory species and can live up to years, although years is more common. Volume and Lumber Recovery Reports - Overview Volume and lumber recovery reports are produced for Interior compilations only.

Most reports are 1 page per Species in the compilation (see "Exceptions" below). Segregate the logs from each Species by Risk Group and Top Diameter Class. Risk Group determination is described in section   The Wood Doctor describes yew.

Because it is rare, te wood is too valuable to cut in advance of an order in most cases. Note that short lumber pieces. Taxus brevifolia, commonly known as the Pacific Yew or Western Yew is part of the Taxaceae family.

This family, known for it’s red, berry-like seed cones (Epel, ) is one that has both a far reaching history and an interesting future.

Our English neighbors have Taxus baccata which has similar properties to our pacific species. Net lumber recovery for a 1st quartile northern softwood sawmill with an average log top diameter of " (15 cm) could be up to fbm/m3 or fbm/ft3 or m3/m3.

Log quality, target sizes, saw kerfs and wane allowances will all effect maximum lumber recovery. In this example the fiber recovery distribution is: Finished lumber (kds4s) 47%. Twenty-three lumber recovery studies were conducted in Alaska at 22 sawmills from to 1 There are about 70 working sawmills in Alaska, but the 22 mills studied represent over 90 percent of the volume of the State’s lumber production.

Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) is a small conifer tree that produces very little usable wood that is free of large knots, incursions, or voids. Dense and fine grained, it is a joy to turn and takes a finish that rivals many other hardwoods.

As is grows very slowly under the forest canopy, it is not uncommon to have. Yet perhaps Yew’s greatest claim to fame is that of its mechanical properties: despite its strength and density, Yew has an incredibly low and disproportionate modulus of elasticity at only 1, lb f /in 2 (9, MPa).

What this means is that the wood is extremely flexible, yet strong, making it ideally suited for use in archery bows. 4/4 lumber Snakewood whole & half logs, cue butts, cutlery blanks, instrument parts Sucupira 1" x 1" squares, 4/4 lumber Sycamore, Eur.

Figured 8/4 lumber Tagua Nuts-vegetable ivory Tambootie logs, squares, & lumber Teak, Burma 4/4, 8/4, 12/4, & 16/4 lumber, whole logs Teak, Plantation ¾” lumber. Lumber recovery from large, highly defective, low grade coast Douglas-fir This edition published in by U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Oreg.

PACIFIC YEW WOOD Pacific Yew, Taxus brevifolia, is very similar in color to its relative English Yew, Taxus baccata.

The sapwood is a cream color while the heartwood is a combination of amber, purple, tan and gold. It is used in cabinet making when an "elegant. Pacific Yew is a dense wood that turns well and takes a buttery smooth, high natural polish.

Rich orange color with a tint of red yields beautiful pens. Contrasting white sapwood is present in some blanks. The Yew tree is a small sub canopy species that grows in the. Purposes of Lumber-Grade-Recovery Studies The general purpose of a study of lumber-grade recovery is to determine value of lumber yield from selected logs--the logs being rep-resentative of: One species, A given quality or size, or A particular area.

Lumber-recovery studies for a species are the broadest in scope. The Pacific Yew Taxus brevifolia, native to the Pacific Northwest of North America, and Canada Yew Taxus canadensis are the sources of paclitaxel, a chemotherapy drug used in breast and lung cancer treatments.

Over-harvesting of the Pacific Yew for this drug has resulted in it becoming an endangered species, though the drug is now produced semi. The Pacific Yew is intimately associated with old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. ONRC is now engaged in a battle with the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management who are wasting Pacific Yew, and thereby wasting women's lives, in their zeal to cut Douglas-fir to prop up a declining industry.

English Yew Lumber Angela Raimato T Walnut (Satin) Yew (Pacific) Hearne Hardwoods is one of the largest specialty lumberyards in the world. Our products include logs, live edge boards, lumber, guitar parts, veneer, flooring and much more.

Business Hours. Pacific yew's resistance to decay makes it useful for fenceposts. Of seven northwest species tested for use as untreated fenceposts, Pacific yew was the second most durable, with an average service life of 25 years. In the mid's Japanese purchasers paid $3, per thousand board feet for Pacific yew logs, mostly for wood carvings.

Find great deals on eBay for yew wood. Shop with confidence. Pacific Yew wood veneer has a light yellow sapwood. In addition to this, the heartwood is orange-brown and sometimes has dark purple and brown patches and veins.

The grain is straight to irregular wavy and has a medium texture. The toxin found in yew acts by slowing down the cardiovascular system in fact, it is a potential heart medicine in measured doses, but it's potent enough that if you OD on it, it will shut your ticker down and it IS possible to accidentally do this by allowing the wood to remain in prolonged contact with food or by eating the fruit.

The name is most prominently given to any of various coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Taxus. European yew or common yew (Taxus baccata)Pacific yew or western yew (Taxus brevifolia)Canadian yew (Taxus canadensis)Chinese yew (Taxus chinensis)Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata)Florida yew (Taxus floridana)Mexican yew (Taxus globosa)Sumatran yew (Taxus sumatrana).

Pacific Yew is actually a softer wood that has coloring ranging from pink to amber which continue to develop as the wood ages. Coloring. Sapwood is usually a thin band of pale yellow or tan color, while the heartwood is an orangish brown, sometimes with a darker brown or purplish hue.

Re: what is yew The Pacific Yew is fairly common from Northern California to Alaska and in Northern Idaho. It was considered "junk wood" by logging companies and routinely burned until it was found to be a source for Taxol, a pharmaceutical used for cancer treatment.

The Pacific Yew story may have been the inspiration behind Dr. Seuss' book The Lorax, about the wanton destruction of Truffula. Blue Book Members: Plot Search Results or Watchdog Groups on a Map; UFP Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire PalletOne, Further Expanding Industrial Packaging Capabilities in the U.S.

U.S. Lumber Coalition: U.S. Department of Commerce Confirms Continued Canadian Softwood Lumber Subsidies and Dumping in First Annual Administrative Review. Craigslist has listings for lumber in for sale by owner in the Seattle-tacoma area. Browse photos and search by condition, price, and more.

Logs, Firewood, Lumber $0 (Orting) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Pacific Yew/Custom/Boards/ Wood Lumber $1 (Aberdeen) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. $ I have a small supply of Yew staves seasoning and will custom make longbows (and primitive bows from Yew or other woods) to commission.

My staves are currently spoken for until Autumn The staves forcame from Yew logs cut from Audley end house by a tree surgeon.

I don't have much Yew. THIS BOX- You guessed it this box is made from my very favorite wood. I realized when I was hunting through our inventory that we are getting low on the Pacific Yew, so were going to have to go on a Yew hunt - which will be quite fun.

This wood came from the county where we live and has been. Wood pressure-treated with waterborne arsenical preservatives may be used inside residences as long as all sawdust and construction debris are cleaned up and disposed of after construction.

Additional Precautions for Pentachlorophenol Pressure-Treated Wood Logs treated with pentachlorophenol should not be used for log homes. Pacific yew is valued today for many of the same reasons. Larger logs have been made into fence posts and railroad ties, and Asian and Japanese buyers have paid as much as $7, for prime logs, which are primarily used for carvings.

Such logs are rare because of the shrubby growth habit of the species and the loss of old-growth forests. Millworkers took the logs out of the water, sawed them at the steam-powered mills, and loaded them aboard vessels bound for California, Hawaii, Australia, or other destinations along the Pacific.

Loading lumber was a time-consuming process, often performed by Native American laborers. Pacific yew is prized for its fine-textured, hard, heavy, elastic, remarkable heartwood for a number of uses. The wood is an attractive red, easily worked, and resistant to decay.

Native people traditionally used the wood to craft a number of implements, including bows, canoe paddles, clubs, spear and harpoon shafts, wedges, spoons, and arrowheads.

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5 out of 5 stars (1,) 1, reviews $ Favorite Add to English Yew Wood Wand pendant - Dark Goddess - Wiccan, Witchcraft, Pagan, Avalon. Taxus baccata is a species of evergreen tree in the conifer family, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.

It is the tree originally known as yew, though with other related trees becoming known, it may now be known as common yew, English yew, or European is primarily grown as an ornamental.utilization of the entire log. Lumber Grade Recovery Lumber grade recoveries obtained for the No.

3 geelers and for o. 2 and:To. 3 Sawmill logs are shown by log diameter in tabular and graphic form in tables 3, 4, and 5 and figures 4, 5, and 3. Simi-lar computations were not made for the other grades of logs .Yew Lumber. Yew Lumber. Available Stock: Special order's only and in veneer bearded Yew logs.

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