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Presentation Eucs Dean1


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Presentation for seminar, Canterbury February 2009

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Presentation Eucs Dean1

  1. 1. Presentation for Eucalypt Workshop February 2009 Revisiting Eucalypts University of Canterbury Wood Technology Research Centre Dean Satchell Sustainable Forest Solutions
  2. 2. Shorter Rotations and Smaller Logs for Solid Wood; Prospects and Possible Processing Options <ul><li>Rotation length, stocking and economics </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of species </li></ul><ul><li>Milling for high values and markets </li></ul>
  3. 15. Horizontal bandsawing small diameter eucalypts
  4. 24. Issues with quality and recoveries from small diameter logs Quartersawn face Flatsawn face
  5. 25. Checking in flatsawn boards Some ideas…
  6. 45. Wood quality issues