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Conference Proceedings

SmallWood '98


Profit Opportunities in Value-Added Wood Products, Featuring Innovative Uses of Small Timber: A Conference and Exposition


SmallWood '98 was held October 14-17, 1998, in Lewiston, Idaho. Although the conference is over, the value of the information lives on! The pages linked below contain the most complete record of the presentations and information.


 

Goals and Objectives

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Presentation Summaries


Assessing the Market for Small-Diameter Timber

Dorothy A. Paun, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Business Planning for Small Wood Products Companies

Stephen M. Bratkovitch, USDA Forest Service, State & Private Forestry, St. Paul, MN


Challenges in Using Inventory To Define and Locate Stands of Small-Diameter Timber

Glenn A. Christensen & Bruce A. Hiserote, USDA Forest Service, Pacific NW Research Station, Portland, OR


Economics and Environmental Effects of Small-Diameter Fuel Reduction at Limber Jim

James McIver, Blue Mountains Natural Resources Institute, PNW, La Grande, OR


The Economics of Ponderosa Pine Forest Restoration in Southwestern Colorado

Carla Garrison, Montezuma County Federal Lands Program, Cortez, CO


Equipment and Systems to Harvest Small Timber

Leonard R. Johnson, Forest Products Deptartment, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID


Examples of Vertical Integration Within and Between Small-Wood Product Companies

Ronald L. Mahoney, University of Idaho, Extension Forestry, Moscow, ID


Exploring the Market Opportunities for Small-Diameter Timber

Mark Stella, Rogue Institute for Ecology and Economy, Ashland, OR.


Financial Evaluation of Ecosystem Management Activities (FEEMA)

Roger Fight, Jamie Barbour, John Chmelik, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Portland, OR


Forest Product Laboratory's State and Private Forestry Forest Products Conservation and Recycling Technology Marketing Unit

Susan L. LeVan, Acting Program Manager


Forest Service Roundwood Sales—A Tool for Accomplishing Ecosystem Restoration Work on our National Forests

Barry Wynsma, USDA Forest Service, Idaho Panhandle NF, Bonners Ferry, ID


The Four-Foot Forest

Frank Carroll, Potlatch Corporation, Lewiston, ID


Green Marketing Session

Catherine Mater, Mater Engineering, Ltd., Corvallis, OR.

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If It Was Easy, Someone Else Would Have Done It: Integrated Model for Under-Utilized and Small-Diameter Harvest Operations

Larry Swan, USDA Forest Service, Winema NF, Klamath Falls, OR


Integrate or Die: The Future of Sustainable Forestry in Multibenefit Forests Depends on Effective Integration

Hal Salwasser, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Berkeley, CA


Information on the Forest Products Conservation and Recycling (FPC&R) Technology Marketing Unit

Theodore L. Laufenberg, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI


Internet Marketing for Wood Products Companies

John Punches, Oregon State University, Extension Service, Roseburg, OR


Large Woody Debris Structures from Small-Diameter Poles

James H. Dooley, Silverbrook Limited, Federal Way, WA


Market Considerations for Small-Diameter Timber

Catherine Mater, Mater Engineering, Ltd., Corvallis, OR


A New Financial Tool to Evaluate Harvest Options for Small-Diameter Timber

John Chmelik, USDA Forest Service, Forest Sciences Laboratory, Portland, OR


Opportunities in Composites Manufacturing From Small-Diameter Resources

Theodore L. Laufenberg, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI


Processing Constraints for Small-Diameter Utilization

Jamie Barbour, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR


Product Ideas Using Small-Diameter Trees

Thomas Gorman, Department of Forest Products, University of ID, Moscow, ID


Research Challenges for Structural Use of Small-Diameter Round Timbers

Ronald W. Wolfe, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI


Results of the Chopsticks Small-Diameter Demonstration Project

Lynn Jungwirth, The Watershed Center, Hayfork, CA


School of Hard Knocks: Marketing and Networking Lessons Learned in Commercializing Western Juniper

Larry Swan, USDA Forest Service, Winema National Forest, Klamath Falls, OR


Small-Log Harvesting and Utilization: An Ecological and Economic Requirement for Forest Ecosystem Management

Jimmy Roberts, USDA Forest Service, Wallowa Valley RD, Enterprise, OR


Small-Log Harvesting with an ATV (4 Wheeler) and Skidding Arch

Harold L. Osborne, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID


Small-Log Processing

Kris Ungern, The Beck Group, Portland, OR


Snapshot of a Marketing Network

Nancy Jordan, Woodcraft Network, Mt. Vernon, WA


TechHelp: Manufacturing Assistance

Richard Folk, TechHelp, University of ID, Moscow, ID


Technology Transfer and Commercialization Assistance

Ann P. Keenan, MSU TechLink, Bozeman, MT


Using Aesthetically Matched Joints to Add Value to Lower Quality Wood

Jim Reeb, C. Brunner, J. Funck, Y. Liu, Wood Products Extension Specialist, Assoc. Professors, Research Assistant, OSU, Corvallis, OR


Using Suppressed Douglas-Fir for Value-Added Manufacturing

Jim Jungwirth, Jefferson State Forest Products, Hayfork, CA


Value-Added Opportunity for Production of Cutstock From Small-Diameter Trees

Eini Lowell, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Portland, OR


Who's Your Friend? Partnerships in Rural America

Lynn Jungwirth, The Watershed Center, Hayfork, CA


Working With Small-Diameter Overstocked Stands

Peter C. Griessmann, Washington State University Extension, Colville, WA

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