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20, Mar 2019 -

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Giant Lion Carved from Single Tree Trunk Took 20 People 3 Years to Complete

15, Mar 2019

Taking 20 people more than 3 years, a single tree trunk has been carved into a giant lion titled Oriental Lion. Sculptor Dengding Rui Yao led the team in carving out the enormous redwood trunk, which is now located...

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Mass Timber: Shattering the Myth of Code Exceptions

26, Feb 2019

Structural timber is in the midst of a renaissance; an ironic trend given that timber is arguably the most ancient of building materials. But new innovations in structural timber design have inspired a rangeof boundary...

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A wood DNA testing laboratory to check timber theft

26, Feb 2019

The Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST) is working towards setting up a wood DNA testing laboratory in the city. IWST is partnering with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to create the first of its kind...

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Helena builders have started using reinforced timber as a replacement for steel

26, Feb 2019

What type of building material snaps together like Legos, strongly resists fire and seismic activity, is environmentally friendly and has made its way to Helena? Cross-laminated timber.

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Positive heresy: unconventional saw filing tips

07, Feb 2019

For the saw-doctors or filers out there, what’s the right way to do any given task in a filing room? You might want to say, “Whatever you were taught in school,” or maybe, “Whatever works best,” but you would be wrong.

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These rock-like Norwegian cabins keep hikers warm under timber panels

30, Jan 2019

In 2015, the Norwegian Trekking Association announced a decision to construct two warming huts along the mountains that ring the town of Hammerfest to encourage hiking for both residents and tourists.

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Australia to become self sufficient in engineered timber by 2020

30, Jan 2019

“What,” asks Sydney architect James Fitzpatrick, “has our generation added to new technology and ways of building?” Since the 1970s, argues the founder of Fitzpatrick + Partners, “nothing substantial has been added...

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Declining lumber trade, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China

16, Jan 2019

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period last year. China, Japan, the United Kingdom and the MENA region reduced their imports.

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Chinese imports of hardwood chips reached a record high

16, Jan 2019

In the 3Q/18, Chinese importation of hardwood chips reached a record high, and Vietnam substantially increased its shipment as compared to 2017, reports the WRQ. While the average import price has only increased slightly.

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Canada will continue to be a major supplier of lumber to the US

08, Jan 2019

The softwood sawmilling sector in Eastern Canada will play an increasingly important role as a key supplier to the growing US lumber market in the future, according to a new study. The increasing lumber consumption...

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