3723 Curly Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902

 

3723 Curly Hill Road

Doylestown, PA 18902

215-778-3576

215-416-6858

Wood Facts

 

Bole - The main trunk of a tree

Bolt - A short log or a squared timber cut from a log.

Buck - To saw felled trees into shorter lengths.

Burl - A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner.

Butt - The base of a tree or the lower end of a log.

Cant - A portion of a log sawed on all four sides

Conifer - A tree belonging to the evergreen family.

Cord - A stack of wood that measures 4 feet high by 4 feet wide by 8 feet long.

Cull - A tree or log that has no market value because of rot or too many branches.

Deciduous Tree - A tree that looses its leaves in Autumn.

Flitch - A portion of a log that has a defect.

Grading lumber - Sorting lumber according to quality and value.

Hardwood - A term used to describe the wood from deciduous trees.

Kerf - The width of a cut made by a saw.

Knot - The part of the branch that has become the body of the tree stem.

Marking - Selecting the cuts of a log.

Seasoning - The process of drying lumber.

Veneer - A thin sheet of nice wood used for covering plywood1.

1Glossary of Forestry terms are from Wood-Mizer 062597

 

M.Y. Custom Log Cutting

Hours
Monday-Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
(extended time available)

3723 Curly Hill Road,
Doylestown, PA 18902
215-778-3576

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