Urban Forest Utilization

Urban Forest Utilization is an industry that is still in its infancy.  Not until the advent of smaller and portable bandmills in the last 30 years has milling lumber from urban trees been feasible.  If a tree was growing in someone’s back yard there is a chance there is some metal or other debris in it that would not make a traditional sawyer happy!  At TC Woods we just accept that every 5th or 10th log has metal in it ...

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How to Measure Trees and Logs

Selling timber without measuring the products is like selling livestock without weighing the animals. Knowing what you have to sell and securing several bids can mean many additional dollars from your timber sales. With the assistance of a professional forester, decide which trees are ready for market, then measure them and mark them with paint spots at breast height and below stump height. If the trees are already cut, scale the logs before they are sent to the mill.

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