Doyle Scale

Jostnix jostnix at
Wed Dec 3 07:35:15 EST 1997

Doyle scale has advantages in accurately scaling large diametered timber.  In
the South, Doyle log rule is used mainly to purchase hardwood (which used to be
large diametered material) and has a substantial overrun...great to buy on.

For more info than you can read in one sitting on wood volumes to include links
to mensurationist description of the Doyle Rule...go to
"Understanding Wood Volumes:  Mission Impossible"

Steve Nix, forestry guide
The Mining Company
``````) (_________John Stephen Nix
"Everybodys ignorant 'cept on different things"  Will Rogers
Alabama Forestry Link...

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