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Title: Shaping-lathe headrig now commercially available

Author: Koch, P.;

Date: 1975

Source: Southern Lumberman 231(2872):93-97

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: On September 12, 1975, twenty-five sawmillers from throughout North America watched as a new headrig produced cants of various shapes and a usable residue of flakes from logs of irregular contour. The demonstration at the Stetson-Ross plant in Seattle, Washington, was the unveiling of the commercial model of a design introduced by the Southern Forest Experiment Station 10 years ago.

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Koch, P. 1975. Shaping-lathe headrig now commercially available. Southern Lumberman 231(2872):93-97


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