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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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Today, 95 percent of the farmers in the three-county region where Wu was born (Longquan, Qingyuan and Jingning) continue the tradition of growing mainly Shiitake although today 80 percent use sawdust bags, while only 20 percent still use wood logs.
by type of energy (natural gas, LPG - oil, solid fuel - biomass, wood logs, coal, peat - electricity)
Instructions/Remarks: Material - Hard Wood Logs Accepted Only.
The Dimplex Firebox features a realistic-looking flame effect and hard finished logs that have been crafted from real wood logs, for that wood-fireplace aesthetic appeal with greater energy efficiency.
With the kit, which includes 87 wood logs, eight green wood logs, two green wood roof slats, two red wood roof eaves, one red wood chimney, and instructions, kids can build a replica of the log cabin where the 16th president was born or come up with their own designs.
Locals say that frequent fires at Saranda, one of the largest Sal forests in Asia, are a result of the carelessness on part of the nomadic people who burn wood logs to cook food near the forest area.
Pole lathe turners are best known for producing top quality chairs from unseasoned wood logs taken from trees such as ash, beech and oak.
That includes domestic wind turbines, solar panels and high-efficiency stoves that burn wood logs or pellets.
Most pulp factories in the country use wood logs as raw materials including wood waste.
You're more likely to see fireside chats out at the patio next to the barbecue or those cute chimneys made of terra cotta, but the latter requires real wood logs, which means messy ashes to clean up.
This year, manufacturers are showcasing fireplaces with swirling flames, ironwood-sculpted faux wood logs for gas fireplaces, electric fireplaces where the flames dance to music and outdoor-fire pits that double as water features.
Regardless of whether their fuel source is wood logs, pellets, or gas, units come in three basic configurations: freestanding stoves, fireplace inserts (which are virtually woodstoves without legs), and factory-built fireplaces with outer metal shells that allow them to be placed near wood framing (these are often called zero-clearance fireplaces).