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Kiln drying hardwoods in east Kentucky a feasibility and design analysis by Terry D. Fields

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Published by MACED in Berea, Ky. (210 Center St., Berea 40403) .
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  • Kentucky.


  • Lumber -- Drying.,
  • Forest products industry -- Kentucky.

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Statementby Terry D. Fields and William A. Duncan.
ContributionsDuncan, William A., Forest Products Development Project (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsTS806.K4 F53
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 78 p. :
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3524163M
LC Control Number82108696

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