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Title: Shaping-lathe headrig will stretch shrinking timber supply

Author: Gengler, J.; Saul, J.D.;

Date: 1975

Source: Wood & Wood Products 80(11):25, 26, 28, 30

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The first commercial version of the shaping lathe headrig, designed to machine short hardwood or softwood logs into cants and flakes, was introduced to forest industry executives in September during a working demonstration at Stetson-Ross Machine Co., Seattle. Based on a concept provided by Dr. Peter Koch, chief wood scientist at the Southern Forest Experiment Station in Pineville, LA, the machine was built by Stetson-Ross under contract with the USDA Forest Service.

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Gengler, J.; Saul, J.D. 1975. Shaping-lathe headrig will stretch shrinking timber supply. Wood & Wood Products 80(11):25, 26, 28, 30


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