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Title: A Profile of the Nonresidential Nonbuilding Construction Market for Lumber and Plywood

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Resource Bulletin 16, FPL-RB-16

Author(s)Spelter, Henry;

Publication Year: 1985  View PDF »

Category: Resource Bulletins

Abstract: Estimates of the amounts of lumber and plywood used in constructing nonresidential nonbuilding structures in 1982 are presented. The market is stratified by six construction types. Lumber and plywood use is stratified by two enduse categories. Total lumber use is estimated at 507 million board feet. Total plywood use at 362 million square feet (3/8-in. basis). Estimates of lumber and plywood use in nonresidential building construction are presented in a separate report.

Keywords: Markets, Lumbe, Plywood, Construction, Consumption, Wood utilization, Softwoods

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 110 kb(s)

Date posted: 03/20/2010

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RITS Product ID: 21867
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Spelter, Henry N.
Economist (Volunteer)

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