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Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper, and as a feed-stock for the production of purified cellulose and its derivatives, such as cellophane and cellulose acetate.1

Welcome to the Wood category. Please use this category for your research projects pertaining to the study and research of wood. The wood research projects could include analysis about lumber and the properties and attributes of a specific wood species.

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Research links

The links provided below are helpful links for our editors to use, they are by no means meant to be the only source. If you find links that are helpful for the research of this subject, please include them below.

https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/index.php (Forest Products Laboratory)

https://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/ (US Forest Service Tree Search)

https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/index.html (Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods)

Featured project

The American Woods Project

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Western Larch 375
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State Trees 528
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American Woods - Forward 404
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Tree Names 283
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American Woods - Preface 372
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Cross-Section of Tree Trunk 1078
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Grains and Figures in Wood 1010
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Files and images in this category

File Gallery: Wood

  ID T Name Actions
446 Juglans Cinerea (Linnaeus)
Butternut tree canopy
Reference: UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/juglans-cinerea. Accessed 8 Sept. 2019.
445 Butternut Tree Bark
Butternut tree bark.
Reference: UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/juglans-cinerea. Accessed 8 Sept. 2019.
441 144. Taxus Brevifolia Nuttal
Reference: The American Woods: Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory Text by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/common.html. Accessed 30 Aug. 2019.
439 Pacific Yew tree bark
Pacific Yew tree bark
Reference: "File:PacificYew 8566.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 14 Feb 2018, 08:21 UTC. 30 Aug 2019, 03:07
437 Pacific Yew Foliage
Pacific Yew Taxus brevifolia, 2005-09-08, Panjab Creek, Blue Mts, WA.
Reference: "File:Taxus brevifolia Blue Mts WA.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 13 Jun 2019, 15:14 UTC. 30 Aug 2019, 02:59
434 Taxus Brevifolia Nuttal
The Pacific Yew is found from British Columbia to Northern California from the coast to the Cascades, on the western slope of the Sierra Nevadas and the western slope of the Rockies in B.C., Idaho and Montana.
Reference: habitatdana. “Pacific Yew, Taxus Brevifolia.” Native Plants PNW, http://nativeplantspnw.com/pacific-yew-taxus-brevifolia/. Accessed 30 Aug. 2019.
433 California Nutmeg Foliage
Reference: Torreya Californica (California Nutmeg). https://www.uniprot.org/taxonomy/89482. Accessed 25 Aug. 2019.
432 145. Torreya Californica Torrey
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume VI plate 145
Reference: Plate_145.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1862 × 2680 Pixels) - Scaled (34%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_145.jpg. Accessed 25 Aug. 2019.
430 Torreya Californica Torrey
California Torreya Torreya californica, Crystal Cave trail, Sequoia National Park, California, USA.
Attribution: Sandy__R from Scotland, UK [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Torreya_californica_Crystal_Cave_1.jpg
429 Pinus Lambertiana Douglas
Pinus lambertiana foliage and old open seed cones
Attribution: Richard Sniezko, US Forest Service Dorena Genetic Resource Center [Public domain]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pinus_lambertiana_opencones.jpg


1 Wikipedia contributors. "Wood." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 9 Feb. 2017. Web. 11 Feb. 2017.
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