Users of harvested timber

Don Staples dstaples at
Fri Jan 24 13:07:02 EST 1997

Scott Ekman wrote:
> I am looking for an information source that would provide statistics
> outlining what percentage of harvested lumber is used for specific
> products (i.e. what percentage is used for paper production, furniture
> production, etc.).
> If anyone knows where I can find this information, I would really
> appreciate it.
> Thanks,
> Scott

Scott, your numbers are going to change according to the area and species 
being harvested.  The best bet for your information would be the state or 
federal forest service in the geographic area of interest.

US Forest Service out of Atlanta, Georgia, will have figures for most of 
eastern US.

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