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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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One of the most spectacular of all the lumberjack events is the springboard chop, a technique first used by old-time time loggers to establish a cutting platform part-way up the trunk of massive trees.
And I am sure Tom would explain to me that lumberjacks have it tough.
However, the five board cards (8-7-2-K-7) were no help to the lumberjack and the youngster took the game and the title.
The conditions of logging produced and sustained a rich lumberjack work culture.
PC Steve Reader said: "This was a another successful Operation Lumberjack deployment resulting in the arrest of two suspected drugs dealers on licensed premises.
For 45 years, Bosworth has been competing in lumberjack competitions across the Northwest and Canada.
AKA Lumberjack Messiah), two bizarre and bumbling lumberjacks find themselves at the edge of a psychic abyss, though they eagerly anticipate the good news that seems hidden in sweet drops of honey left by busy bees.
Phil (played by Stefaniuk) is the alien who lands in the woods of Canada and morphs himself into a human shape, full lumberjack gear and all.
Phil Dunford from Corwen, North Wales, a member of the Welsh Lumberjack Sports team, which took part in the the European Lumberjack Sports Championship held at Ragley Estate, Warwickshire.
While this is more a season-in-the-life story than a plot-driven novel, the colorful characters, practical jokes, and well-researched details about the life of a lumberjack provide entertaining reading and give a good picture of life a century ago in the Minnesota woods.
Among initiatives is the growing Kapuskasing Lumberjack Heritage Festival des Bucherons that just recently celebrated its fourth year.
Spokesperson and lumberjack Dave Jewett (pictured above) will be the public face for the campaign.