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Glossary item | 1 July 2018

Sawnwood

Sawnwood is wood that has been produced either by sawing lengthways or by a profile-chipping process and, with a few exceptions, is greater than 6 millimetres (mm) in thickness.

Eurostat b, Glossary, accessed 14 October 2016

Source category: EC Technical Documents


Wood that has been produced from roundwood, either by sawing lengthways or by a profile-chipping process and that exceeds 6 mm in thickness. It includes planks, beams, joists, boards, rafters, scantlings, laths, boxboards and "lumber", etc., in the following forms: un-planed, planed, end-jointed, etc.

Eurostat, FAO, ITTO, and UNECE. 2016. “Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire Definitions.”

Source category: International Organisation


The sawn product from a tree.

Deal, R., editor. 2015. Dictionary of Forestry. 2nd edition. 208 pages. ISBN: 978-0-939970-63-6

Source category: Dictionaries

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