Wood veneer log selection, cutting, and drying by J. F. Lutz

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Veneers and veneering -- Drying.,
  • Veneers and veneering -- Quality control.

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Statementby John F. Lutz.
SeriesTechnical bulletin - Dept. of Agriculture ; no. 1577, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1577.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
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Paginationiii, 137 p. :
Number of Pages137
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Open LibraryOL17817871M

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