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Title: 40 years of hardwood lumber comsumption: 1963 to 2002
Author: Luppold, William; Bumgardner, Matthew;
Source: Forest Products Journal. 58(5): 5-12.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: An analysis of hardwood lumber consumption found that demand has changed dramatically over the past four decades as a result of material substitution, changes in construction and remodeling products markets, and globalization. In 1963 furniture producers consumed 36 percent of the hardwood products lumber used by domestic manufacturers. Producers of hardwood construction and remodeling (CR) products accounted for an additional 32 percent of hardwood lumber consumption with the bulk of the volume being consumed by manufacturers of hardwood flooring. Between 1967 and 1982 hardwood lumber consumption by furniture producers remained relatively constant. By contrast, lumber demand by CR product manufacturers declined by 33 percent as carpeting was substituted for wood flooring.
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Luppold, William; Bumgardner, Matthew 2008. 40 years of hardwood lumber comsumption: 1963 to 2002. Forest Products Journal. 58(5): 5-12.
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