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Wood Processing and Products
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Online ResourceThe Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (PNW-ISA) is a member organization for arborists and urban foresters. We bring together professionals from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Since 1979, we have been a resource and advocate for the green industry.
OSU Extension CatalogDescribes process capability analysis, a method for comparing the variability of a process relative to desired specifications.Part of the Performance Excellence in the Wood Products Industry publication series.
OSU Extension CatalogDescribes attributes control charts, a tool used in statistical process control.Part of the Performance Excellence in the Wood Products Industry publication series.The supplemental example spreadsheet below includes the data and chart from this publication.
OSU Extension CatalogDescribes control charts, the primary tools used in statistical process control.Part of the Performance Excellence in the Wood Products Industry publication series.The supplemental example spreadsheet below includes all data and charts from this publication.
OSU Extension CatalogThis publication provides basic information on tree growth, characteristics that define wood quality, and the implications of common silvicultural (tree tending) activities on wood quality. It is a summary. Tree growth is an immensely complex process, and not all aspects of wood formation are fully...
OSU Extension CatalogFocuses on how design of experiments can help companies solve problems in manufacturing.Part of the Performance Excellence in the Wood Products Industry publication series.
OSU Extension CatalogA woodland owner must take certain steps to produce and sell logs for maximum revenue. This publication includes best practices for obtaining bids, selecting a buyer, and writing purchase orders; using the Scribner log rule, making decisions about bucking, selecting log lengths and diameters, and...