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Forest Products

SPECIES

LOW-GRADE PRODUCTS

MEDIUM-GRADE PRODUCTS

HIGH-GRADE PRODUCTS

White Pine

Pulp for paper, industrial cable spools, landscape ties, one-way pallets

Lumber for sheathing (sheds, garages, barns), timbers for post and beam houses, log cabin logs

Lumber for furniture, window sashes and frames,

Red Oak

Fuelwood, pallets, railroad ties

Timbers for post and beam houses

Lumber for flooring, cabinetry, furniture; veneers

Hemlock

Pulp for paper, one-way pallets

Forms for concrete structures, barn and shed timbers and framing lumber, some timbers for post and beam houses

 

White Ash

Fuelwood, pallets, railroad ties

 

Lumber for furniture, turning blocks for baseball bats and tool handles, veneers

Black Cherry

Fuelwood, pallets

Lumber for flooring

Lumber for flooring, cabinetry, furniture; veneers

Sugar Maple

Fuelwood, pallets

Lumber for flooring

Lumber for flooring, cabinetry, furniture; veneers

Yellow/Black Birch

Fuelwood, pallets

 

Lumber for cabinetry, furniture; veneers

Red Maple, Beech, White Birch

Fuelwood, pallets

Lumber for padded furniture frames, some flooring, interior drawer parts for furniture