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Introduction

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)

Featured Images

Diagram showing functions of different parts of a tree
Attribution: Courtesy of the New Tree Experts Manual by Richard R. Fenska
Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/53535/53535-h/53535-h.htm A grove of Bald Cypress, location unknown
Reference: Baldcypress: King of the Swamp • Arbor Day Blog. https://arbordayblog.org/treeoftheweek/baldcypress-king-swamp/. Accessed 28 Dec. 2018.
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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Files and images in this category

File Gallery: Wood

  ID T Name Actions
22 BiellaTrecciolino Legna
Wood stacked along the Trecciolino road. Logs of trees from the forests of Biella, Piedmont, Italy.

Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Biella-Trecciolino_-_legna.jpg
90 US Forestry Regions Map
USDA Forest Service Regional map shows the forestry jurisdiction and maintenance boundaries established by the USDA.

Reference: USDA Forest Service - Appeal Responses. https://www.fs.fed.us/appeals/. Accessed 6 July 2018.
91 How a Tree Grows
Illustration for "How a Tree Grows"
Reference: Schoonover, Shelley E. 1886-. American Woods pg. 7. Santa Monica, Calif.: Watling, 1951.
92 Cross Section Of Tree Trunk Pg. 8
"American Woods" Illustration for "Cross-Section of Tree Trunk"
Reference: Schoonover, Shelley E. 1886-. American Woods pg. 8. Santa Monica, Calif.: Watling, 1951.
93 Methods Of Cutting Logs Into Lumber And Veneers
"American Woods" Illustration for "Methods of Cutting Logs Into Lumber and Veneers"
Reference: Schoonover, Shelley E. 1886-. American Woods pg. 11. Santa Monica, Calif.: Watling, 1951.
94 Quarter Sawed Plain Sawed
"American Woods" Illustration for "Methods of Cutting Logs Into Lumber and Veneers"
Reference: Schoonover, Shelley E. 1886-. American Woods pg. 12. Santa Monica, Calif.: Watling, 1951.
100 Conifer Forest
A forest of conifers, or pines, softwoods.

Reference: “INTL FCStone - Forest Products.” Intl FCStone, 19 July 2018, https://www.intlfcstone.com/Commodities/Forest-Products/.
103 Eastern White Pine
Pinus strobus trees, Sherburne NWR, Minnesota. US FWS photo
Attribution: By US FWS - https://web.archive.org/web/20080123082719/http://www.fws.gov/midwest/Sherburne/plantpics/PIST1.HTM, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=666514
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pinus_strobus_trees.jpg
105 Furniture Design
Slide show of wood facts

Reference: Abhishek Mewada. NATURAL WOOD. https://www.slideshare.net/abhishekmewada54/natural-wood-51866873?from_action=save.
106 Western White Pine
Western White Pine found in the Northwestern hemisphere of North America
Attribution: By Dorena Genetic Resource Center, Region 6, United States Forest Service [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Western_White_Pine.jpg

References

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