Publications & Presentations

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications


Reeb, J.E. 2013.  Compare home heating fuels MS Excel workbook.  Ext. Serv. EC 1643. (View)

Reeb, J.E. 2013.  Home heating fuels: Should I switch to firewood or wood pellets?  Ext. Serv. EC 1628-E, Oregon State Univ.  6 pp. (View)

Bowers, S. J.E. Reeb and B. Parker.  2013.  Tarif access tables: A comprehensive set.  Ext. Serv. EC 1609, Oregon State Univ.  26 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and S. Bowers.  2013.  Measuring your trees:  MS Excel workbook.  Ext. Serv. EM 9059, Oregon State Univ. (View)

Bowers, S., J.E. Reeb and B. Parker.  2013.  Measuring your trees.  Ext. Serv. EM 9058, Oregon State Univ.  26 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J.E. Reeb. 2011. Statistical process control: Part 6, Design of Experiments.  Ext. Serv. EM 9045, Oregon State Univ. 16 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and S. Leavengood. 2010. Introduction to Lean Manufacturing.  Ext. Serv. EC 1636, Oregon State Univ. 7 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and D. Shaw. 2010.  Common insect pests and diseases of shore pine on the Oregon Coast.  Ext. Serv. EM 9008, Oregon State Univ. 14 pp. (View)

Wilson, P.L., J.W. Funck and R.B. Avery.  2010.  Fuelwood characteristics of Northwestern conifers and hardwoods (updated).  Updated, reformatted and edited by:  D.J. Parent, J.W. Funck, J.E. Reeb and A.M. Brackley.  USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report PNW-GTR-810. 50 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J. E. Reeb.  2009.  Statistical process control: Part 5, Cause-and-effect diagrams.  Ext. Serv. EM 8984-E, Oregon State Univ. 6 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and S. Leavengood. 2003. Introduction and overview for simulating a manufacturing system. Ext. Serv. EM 8837-E, Oregon State Univ. 12 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and S. Leavengood. 2002. Transportation problem: A special case for linear programming. Ext. Serv. EM 8779, Oregon State Univ. 35 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J. E. Reeb. 2001. Statistical process control: Part 4, Flowcharts. Ext. Serv. EM 8772, Oregon State Univ. 11 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J. E. Reeb. 2001. Statistical process control: Part 3, Starting a Program: Pareto Analysis. Ext. Serv. EM 8771, Oregon State Univ. 9 pp. (View)

Reeb, J.E. and S. Leavengood. 2000. Using duality and sensitivity analysis to interpret linear programming solutions. Ext. Serv. EM 8744, Oregon State Univ. 23 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J. E. Reeb. 1999. Statistical process control: Part 2, How and why SPC works. Ext. Serv. EM 8733, Oregon State Univ. 27 pp. (View)

Leavengood, S. and J. E. Reeb. 1999. Statistical process control: Part 1, An introduction. Ext. Serv. EM 8726, Oregon State Univ. 19 pp. (View)

Reeb, J. E. and S. Leavengood. 1998 Using the simplex method to solve linear programming maximization problems: improving process and product quality in the wood products industry. Ext. Serv. EM 8720, Oregon State Univ. 26 pp. (View)

Reeb, J. E. and S. Leavengood. 1998 Using the graphical method to solve linear programs: improving process and product quality in the wood products industry. Ext. Serv. EM 8719, Oregon State Univ. 21 pp. (View)

Reeb, J. E. and S. Leavengood. 1998. An introduction to models and probability concepts: improving process and product quality in the wood products industry. Ext. Serv. EM 8718, Oregon State Univ. 19 pp. (View)

Reeb, J. E. and T. E. Brown. 1995. Air and shed-drying lumber. Ext. Serv. EM 8612, Oregon State Univ. 10 pp. (View)

Reeb, J. E. 1995. Wood and moisture relationships. Ext. Serv. EM 8600, Oregon State Univ. 7 pp. (View)

Selected Refereed Publications:

Bowers, S. and J.E. Reeb. 2012. Aggregate roads on private woodlands: Does it pay? West. J. Appl. For. 27(3):150-155.

Leavengood, S.A., J.W. Funck and J.E. Reeb. 2011. A note on face veneer checking in maple plywood. International Wood Products J. 2(2):120-123.

DeVallance, D.B., J.W. Funck and J.E. Reeb. 2011. Evaluation of laminated veneer lumber tensile strength using optical scanning and combined optical-ultrasonic techniques. Wood and Fiber Science 43(2):1-11.

Reeb, J.E., C.C. Brunner, J.W. Funck, E.S. Baker and W.F. Reiter. 2010. Using simulation to select part families for cell manufacturing. International Wood Products Journal 1(1):43-47.

Angima, S.D., T. Downing and J.E. Reeb. 2010. Quantifying the effects of tree species on nutrient pools in Lincoln County Oregon.  NACAA Journal. Online: http://www.nacaa.com/journal/

Angima, S.D., T. Downing and J.E. Reeb. 2010. Forage production and animal stocking rates in thinned Douglas-fir forests.  NACAA Journal. Online: http://www.nacaa.com/journal/

Reeb, J. E., S. A. Leavengood and C. Knowles.  2009.  Needs assessment of Oregon's forest products industry.  Forest Products Journal 59(4):35-39.

Nicholls, D. L., J. W. Funck, C. C. Brunner and J. E. Reeb.  2009.  Influence of edging practices on cutting yields of Alaska birch lumber.  Forest Products Journal 59(1/2):29-34.

DeVallance, D. B., J. W. Funck and J. E. Reeb. 2007. Douglas-fir plywood glue-bond quality as influenced by veneer roughness, lathe checks and annual ring characteristics. Forest Products Journal 57(1/2):21-28.

DeVallance, D. B., J. W. Funck and J. E. Reeb. 2005. Influence of several preparation conditions on plywood glue-bond quality test results. Forest Products Journal 56(2):47-50.

Liu, Y. C., C. C. Brunner, J. E. Reeb, W. F. Reiter and J. W. Funck. 2005. The durability of serpentine-end-matched joints during veneer slicing. Forest Products Journal 55(7/8):63-66.

Neese, J. L., J. E. Reeb and J. W. Funck. 2004. Relating traditional surface roughness measures to glue bond quality. Forest Products Journal 54(1):67-73.

Reeb, J. E. 2003. Simulating an extra grader in a sawmill. Forest Products Journal 53(11/12):81-84.

Forestry Publications Available from OSU:


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Selected Presentations: 


Reeb, J. E. 2013. Sustainable forestry:  What does that mean?  CoastaLearning Symposium, Newport, OR.  October 11.

Reeb, J. E. 2013. Federal forestlands in Oregon.  Lower Nehalem Watershed Council, Manzanita, OR.  October 10.

Reeb, J. E. 2013. History, behavior and methods of mitigating your risk from wildfire along the Central Oregon Coast.  Oregon Coast Learning Institute, Salshan, OR.  February 5. 

Reeb, J. E. 2012.  Can I tell you something about wood that you don’t know?  Tillamook-Clatsop Chapter of the Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting.  Canon Beach, OR.  October 8.

Reeb, J.E. 2011. Compare costs of different fuels for drying lumber. "Technology Management in the Energy-Smart World" Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Hilton Portland and Executive Tower, Portland, OR.  July 31 - August 4.

Reeb, J.E. 2010. History and behavior of wildfire in Lincoln County.  Preparedness Faire, Yachats, OR. September 18.

Grotta, A.G., G. Ahrens, M. Bennett, S. Fitzgerald, R. Fletcher, T. Huff, J.E. Reeb and N. Strong. 2010. Assessing the educational needs and delivery preferences of new forest owners. Assoc. of Natural Resource Extension Professionals 7th Biennial National Conf., Fairbanks, AK. June 27-30.

Reeb, J. E. 2010. Economic comparison of different heating fuels. Self-reliance Workshop, Newport, OR. April 23.

Reeb, J. E. 2010. Sustainable forestry: What does that mean? 2010 Earth Day Celebration, Yachats, OR. April 22.

Reeb, J. E. 2010. Why do market research? Small Farms Workshop, Lincoln City, OR. April 9-10.

Reeb, J. E. 2010. History of the PNW forest industry and some recent observations.  Oregon Coast Learning Institute, Salishan, OR.  February 16.

Reeb, J. E. and C. C. Brunner. 2008. Would you like to know the results of your decisions before implementing them in the mill? 2008 Wood Technology Clinic and Show, Portland, OR. March 12-14.

Reeb, J. E. and C. B. Brunner. 2008. Simulation, lean manufacturing, and scanning. OSU and Portland Wholesale Lumber Association Meeting, Dept. of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. May 15.

Reeb, J. E., C. B. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2007. Overview of Computer-aided Manufacturing Team projects. OSU and Temple-Inland Meeting, Dept. Of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. September 20.

Funck, J. W., J. E. Reeb and C. B. Brunner. 2007. Optimizing your machine centers: are you really getting what you think? 2007 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 21-23.

Reeb, J. E., C. B. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2007. Can stochastic modeling of your kiln process help you make better decisions? Western Dry Kiln Association Annual Meeting. Spokane, WA, April 26-27.

Reeb, J. E., C. B. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2007. Overview of Computer-aided Manufacturing Group Projects. Meeting with JELD WEN personnel, Dept. Of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. April 12.

Reeb, J. E., C. C. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2007. Would you like to know the results of your decisions before implementing them in the mill? 2007 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 21-23.

Funck, J. W., J. E. Reeb and C. C. Brunner. 2007. Optimizing your machine centers: are you really getting what you think? 2007 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 21-23.

Reeb, J. E., C. C. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2007. Can stochastic modeling of your kiln process help you make better decisions? Western Dry Kiln Association Annual Meeting. Spokane, WA. April 26-27.

Hanley, D., J. E. Reeb and R. Shay. 2006. Woodland fish and wildlife educational group in Oregon and Washington. Society of American Foresters 2006 National Convention, Pittsburgh, PA. October 25-29.

Funck, J. W., D. B. DeVallance and J. E. Reeb. 2006. Plywood gluebond quality tests: An important source of feedback or just something we have to do? Western Hardwood Plywood Producers Meeting, Eugene, OR. September 15.

DeVallance, D. B., J. W. Funck and J. E. Reeb. 2006. Veneer quality influences on plywood gluebond quality. Second International Symposium of Veneer Processing and Products. Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 9-10.

Leavengood, S. A., J. W. Funck and J. E. Reeb. 2006. Face veneer checking in maple plywood. Second International Symposium of Veneer Processing and Products. Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 9-10.

Reeb, J. E., J. W. Funck and C. C. Brunner. 2006. Effect of introducing small logs into an existing sawmill. Forest Products Society 60th International Convention, Newport Beach, CA. June 25-28.

Reeb, J. E., J. W. Funck and C. C. Brunner. 2006. Healthy forests need a healthy forest products industry: Helping value-added companies increase their manufacturing efficiency. Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals Biennial Meeting, Part City, UT. May 14-17.

Reeb, J. E., C. B. Brunner and J. W. Funck. 2005. Simulating lean manufacturing techniques to assess improvement in a value-added forest products mill. INFORMS Annual Meeting: Ecologies, Economies and OR, San Francisco, CA. November 13-16.

Reeb, J. E., J. W. Funck and C. C. Brunner. 2005. Small diameter wood utilization: Research results of the Computer-Aided-Manufacturing (CAM) team. Oregon State University Forestry Extension Mini-College, Corvallis, OR. September 9.

Reeb, J. E., J. W. Funck, C. C. Brunner, O. Pinon and M. Salichon. 2005. The devil is in the details, but a picture is worth a thousand words: importance of animation in a simulation study. Extension and Technology Transfer Technical Interest Group, Forest Products Society 59th International Convention, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. June 19-22.

Reeb, J. E. 2005. Lean Manufacturing - Examples for the Plywood Industry. 37th Annual Workshop on Plywood Manufacturing, College of Forestry, Oregon State University. June 6.

Reeb, J. E. 2004. Our Future - Where Are We Heading (Forest Products). Panel Member. Forest Research, Practices and Products, Oregon Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Ashland, OR. May 5-7.

Reeb, J. E. 2003. Studying your mill processes without interrupting your day-to-day activities. 2003 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition, Southern Forest Products Association and Forest Products Society, Atlanta, GA. June 25-27.

Reeb, J. E. 2003. An introduction to optimization decisions using linear programming. 2003 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition, Southern Forest Products Association and Forest Products Society, Atlanta, GA. June 25-27.

DeVallance, D. B., J. W. Funck and J. E. Reeb. 2003. Affect of veneer roughness, lathe check and earlywood/latewood measures on Douglas-fir glue-bond quality. Forest Products Society 57th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, WA. June 22-25.

Reeb, J. E. 2003. Hands-on method of teaching linear programming. Forest Products Society 57th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, WA. June 22-25.

Reeb, J. E., E. S. Baker and W. F. Reiter. 2003. Using discrete event simulation to measure impact of changing from traditional manufacturing to cell manufacturing in a value-added wood processing facility. Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland State University, Portland, OR. July 20-24.

Reeb, J. E., E. S. Baker and W. F. Reiter. 2003. Analyzing manufacturing system changes using discrete event simulation. Advanced Information Technology Systems for Predictive Modeling of Wood Composite Properties Technical Interest Group, Forest Products Society 57th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, WA. June 22-25.

Reeb, J. E. and J. W. Funck. 2001. Trends in utilization of small diameter wood - Optimization for evaluation and allocation. Questioning the Need for Pre-commercial Thinning. Oregon State University College of Forestry, Corvallis, OR. November 16.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Connecting with kinesthetic learners when teaching linear programming. Extension Annual Conference, Oregon State University Extension Service, Corvallis, OR. September 18-19. Peer-reviewed and invited poster.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Simulation and modeling - How to study your mill process without interruption. 2001 Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Exposition, Southern Forest Products Assoc. and Forest Products Society, Atlanta, GA. July 19 - 21.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. How silvicultural practices affect wood products. Oregon Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR. May 17-19

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Forest products: Now and future competitors. Oregon Small Woodlands Association and Tree Farm System 2001 Shared Annual Meeting, Beaverton, OR. April 26-28.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Wood drying: Lumber stacking and drying techniques for rural Mexico. Asserradero Santa Cruz Miahuatlan Ixtapan del Oro, Estado de Mexico, Mexico. Sponsored by World Forest Institute, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR. February 22.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Wood processing using different equipment and methods. San Felipe de Jesus, Estado de Mexico, Mexico. Sponsored by World Forest Institute, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR. February 21.

Reeb, J. E. 2001. Wood drying: Lumber stacking and drying techniques for rural Mexico. San Felipe de Jesus, Estado de Mexico, Mexico. Sponsored by World Forest Institute, Portland, OR. February 21.

Reeb, J. E. 2000. Why using averages when systems planning can result in false conclusions - probabilities for simulation. Oregon Section of the American Society for Quality, Klamath Falls, OR. June 9.