Grading, Forest Fires, and Bugs
This episode I catch up on some questions submitted via email and give an update on the Amazon Rainforest fires, a beetle cure, a lumber laundering scheme, and air dried vs kiln dried lumber.
Amazon rainforest fires: difficult to tell at this stage but many concession owners state it will cause problems in their later stage holdings.
Tales from the Yard
Early stage R&D into Shou Sugi Ban finishing treatments as an exterior finish but also for character finish on a wider variety of interior products too.
- A nano tech solution to deter beetles from eating the trees
- Chinese furniture could be laundered illegal lumber
- Brad asks about lumber grading and where and how it is done
- Greg asks about Baltic Birch plywood
- Joe wonders about Air Dried vs Kiln Dried lumber