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Taking the “Lesser” out of Our Lesser-Known Species (LKS)

March 25, 2015 Shelley Nielsen Hardwood & SoftwoodShelley's Articles

 Photo by Jan T. Nielsen – Jalisco (2005) Let’s agree that the term lesser-known species (LKS) describes species whose regional forest potential is greater than its current use.  As a renewable natural resource, tropical forests are unique.  The problem is in the utilization of such a varied and variable mixture of wood species. Generally the […]

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Customer Projects: Vol.57

March 24, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

Apron Nesting Tables  By Paul Miller The walnut solids are ebonized with ferrous ion solution and the tops are identical four way matches of Walnut burl. There’s a Lumberjocks project post here. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/105156 And a build blog here. http://lumberjocks.com/shipwright/blog/series/7468

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This Week: Maple Stained Taco Boards to Florida

February 27, 2015 West Wind MillingSpecialty Wood Products

Western Maple live edge Taco boards to Fort Lauderdale, Florida – 2nd order!

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Brie Cheese Platters Shipped to Parksville

February 4, 2015 West Wind FlooringHardwood & SoftwoodMilling

These 8000 pieces of pine are used to package and display Brie by Qualicum Cheeseworks. How delicious…. Check out these other jobs sent out this week:

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Forest Fact: What’s in a Name?

January 26, 2015 West Wind Industry

Logger – usually refers to a number of workers whose job it is to harvest timber and bring it to a mill. The term “lumberjack” is similar to logger but is not used in BC. It is an eastern North American term. Faller – Fallers are specialists who may have voluntarily become certified for this dangerous position. […]

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Volume 56: Customer Projects

January 26, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer Projects

Thanks to this month’s contributors for submitting photos and details of there projects. Yellow Cedar Chest by David L Johnson His photo also came with this lovely testimonial, thanks David! Many months ago, you folks helped me in my search for some top-of-the-line yellow cedar for a carving project.  You found a log on North […]

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