Warp reduction in kiln-drying hardwood dimension
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Warp reduction in kiln-drying hardwood dimension by William Turner Simpson

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Published by Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Madison, WI .
Written in English


  • Lumber -- Drying.,
  • Hardwoods -- United States.

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StatementWilliam Simpson.
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 29-32 :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15310841M

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