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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)

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Files and images in this category

File Gallery: Wood

  ID T Name Actions
249 Redwood Burl Slab
Redwood burl sold by Redwood Burl Inc
Reference: SL-106 | Redwood Burl Inc. https://redwoodburl.com/product/sl-106/. Accessed 19 Nov. 2018.
248 Redwood Cones
Redwood female cones
Reference: Sequoia Sempervirens (Cupressaceae) Image 17366 at PhytoImages.Siu.Edu. http://www.phytoimages.siu.edu/imgs/paraman1/r/Cupressaceae_Sequoia_sempervirens_17366.html. Accessed 18 Nov. 2018.
247 Redwood Foliage
Sequoia sempervirens foliage and cones, Mount Tamalpais East Peak, Marin Co., California
Attribution: Ilya Katsnelson from Mountain View, USA [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sequoia_sempervirens_foliage_cones_Mount_Tamalpais_1.jpg
246 Redwood Tree Bark
230 Tree Anatomy
Anatomy of a Tree graphic
Reference: Anatomy of a Tree | US Forest Service. https://www.fs.fed.us/learn/trees/anatomy-of-tree#block-menu-service-footer-five-id. Accessed 27 Oct. 2018.
228 Giant Sequoia Turning Blank
Giant Sequoia Redwood is part of the wind fallen trees that have been salvaged by Far West Forest Products
Reference: “Home | Lumber Products | Far West Forest | Sheridan, CA.” Far West Forest, https://farwestforest.com/. Accessed 20 Oct. 2018.
227 Giant Sequoia (female cones)
Immature seed (female) cones of Sequoiadendron giganteum, Portland, Oregon, October
Attribution: By Thereidshome - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5735247
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GreenSeedConesSequoiadendronGiganteum.JPG
226 Giant Sequoia (male pollen cones)
Unopened pollen (male) cones of sequoiadendron giganteum, Portland, Oregon USA
Attribution: By Thereidshome - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5735023
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UnopenedMalePollenConesGiantSequoia.jpg
225 Sequoia Gigantea (Lindley) Decaisne
General Sherman tree is, by its volume of 1,487 m3 (52,513 cu ft), the largest known living single stem tree on Earth.
Attribution: By Kimon Berlin - IMG_1468, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11107764
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:General_Sherman_1469870071.jpg
224 Giant Sequoia (General Sherman)
The General Sherman tree in Sequoia National Park
Attribution: By Bradluke22 (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:General_Sherman.jpg


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